Summer Camp & Local Programs
Cloverleaf Camp 2020
Who: students currently in 5th or 6th grade
Where: Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Georgia
When: June 15-19, 2020
How Much: $395
The Rock Eagle 4-H center encompasses 1,400 acres of land and includes a 110 acre eagle-shaped lake and a historic Native American effigy in the shape of an eagle. Classes such as archery, zip line, canoeing, wall climbing, native lore and sailing give campers new experiences and entertainment. Trained by the camps environmental education staff, counselors lead classes in lake ecology, herpetology and entomology in hands-on ways. In HOP (Health’s Our Pledge) classes, campers learn healthy eating and exercising habits by creating their own delicious smoothies and playing active games. There is also plenty of time built in to enjoy the center, which offers two huge swimming pools, a water slide and a putt-putt course.
How Do I Sign Up?
Camp spaces are limited and we are on a first come, first served basis, however, we are still accepting camp registrations at this time. Please come by the 4-H office at 1409 Georgia Ave Woodbine, to register for Cloverleaf Camp. Our office is open Mon-Fri 8-5 (closed for lunch 12-1 PM). If you have questions, call us at 912-576-3219.
To watch the 4-H camp video, go to tinyurl.com/RockEagle2020 and click on the Rock Eagle Camp Video. It plays with Windows Media Player.
Parent Meeting in May
In this meeting we will hand out the paperwork listed below, allow campers to choose roommates, travel meals, and class selection for their camp schedule. We will also go over our Code of Conduct and filling out the Medical Release Form. Please see the forms below for packing needs and clothing guidelines.
- Code of Conduct and Medical Information and Release Form
- 5th grade class selection sheet
- 6th grade class selection sheet
- What to Pack
- 4-H Camp Dress Guidelines
We also need adult volunteers to join us at camp. If you are interested, please call complete the Volunteer Screening Application and turn it in or fax it to the 4-H office.
Who: Junior 4-H'ers ( current 7th and 8th graders)
Where: Hampton, GA
When: June 29- July 3, 2020
How Much: $400
Junior campers will attend camp at Camp Fortson in Hampton, GA. Camp fees will cover the cost of all trips including Stone Mountain, The Georgia Aquarium, world of Coke, and Thursday Night Thunder at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, and more. Ms. Shawnie will be attending Junior Camp with our campers. Our availiablity for transportation if very limited, so get your deposit in as soon as possible. Visit this link to see more about camp at Fortson.
Marine Resource Camp
Who: Middle School (current 6th- 8th graders )
Where: Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island, Ga
When: July 13th – 17th, 2020
How Much: $350
Attendees will enjoy Tybee Island with paddle boarding/kayaking excursion, marsh trawl, shark dissection, daily beach time, salt water fishing, and other activities. Cost of camp includes transportation. Visit this link for more information Camp Burton Video.
Who: Senior 4-H'ers (9th -12th graders)
Where: Rock Eagle 4-H Center – Eatonton, GA
When: May 25th – 29th, 2020
How Much: $400
Senior 4-H members will enjoy the opportunity to camp at Rock Eagle. Campers will learn more about the camp counselor experience and enjoy special trips outside the camping center. Cost includes street dance and pool party, trip to UGA campus for two classes/workshops, on-campus dining, escape room, rocket race, and community service projects.
Camps for Military Kids
Operation Purple Camp
Military Families experiencing deployment that have children ages 10 - 12 are eligible to apply for Georgia 4-H Operation Military Kids Operation Purple Camp. Information will be posted closer to summer 2020.
Georgia Operation: Military Kids (Georgia OMK) is offering many fun and exciting camping opportunities this summer for military youth. More than 150 military kids took advantage of three camps last summer. One parent said "My son really enjoyed camp! He came home telling us about how much fun and exciting things he did, saw, and learned. I really appreciate camps and programs like these for our military kids." OMK camps are provided at minimal cost through funding from The Office of The Secretary of Defense. Many summer camps are free of charge to any youth who is a dependent of a Service Member in the Active, Reserve, or Guard Component. These programs are open to all service branches. Transportation to and from the camps are the responsibility of the campers parent or guardian. For more information on specific summer camping opportunities please visit the Georgia OMK website or call Georgia OMK Coordinator at (706) 542-4444.