4-H Camping Events

Tennessee 4-H offers a variety of camps and programs geared to specific age groups and to youth with special interests. Sign up for camps by contacting your local county Extension office.

Junior 4-H Camp is for youth who have completed grades four through six. This five-day resident camp is available at three 4-H Centers (Columbia, Crossville, and Greeneville) and offers excellent youth programming. Activities may include swimming, shooting sports, group sports and recreation, fishing, nature hikes, leathercraft, woodworking, T-shirt airbrushing, skits, music, and more. Learn more information about our 4-H Centers.

For dates, location, and cost (summer 2022), contact your local county Extension office.

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4-H Jr. High Adventure Camp is for older youth who have completed grades six through eight. This resident camp is available at three 4-H Centers (Columbia, Crossville, and Greeneville) and offers adventure-type and active-engaged programming, with an emphasis on individual development and group dynamics through special interest groups and team challenges. Activities may include fishing, nature hikes, canoeing, swimming, shooting sports, T-shirt airbrushing, survivor challenges, and more. Learn more information about the 4-H Centers.

For dates, location, and cost (summer 2022), contact your local county Extension office.

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4-H Target Smart Camp is a program of Tennessee 4-H Shooting Sports. It is for youth who are enrolled in grades five through nine as of the date of the camp. This resident camp is located at Clyde Austin 4-H Center in Greeneville, Tennessee. At camp youth learn appropriate skills to succeed in a variety of shooting sports and related areas such as archery, riflery, shotgun use, muzzleloading, and outdoor skills. Programs emphasize safety, correct form, and responsible use. Campers should receive prior training before attending this camp.

Learn more information about the Tennessee 4-H Shooting Sports

Dates: July 11-15, 2022
Location: Clyde Austin 4-H Center, Greeneville
Cost: $355

* Transportation is the responsibility of individual participants. Contact your local county 4-H office to register.

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4-H Electric Camp is a fun-filled, rewarding adventure in electricity. You will explore the world of energy, electricity, energy conservation, electrical safety, and other basic sciences in fun-filled, “hands-on” learning activities.

You will work with electrical specialists from across the state in learning centers. Each learning center will consist of hands-on activities so that you can learn by doing. You will also have the chance to meet other 4-H’ers from across Tennessee and explore careers in energy, electricity, and basic sciences. It’s an electrifying experience!  For more information, visit the Electric Camp website.

Dates: June 27-30, 2022
Location: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Cost: $300

* This fee includes the cost of meals, lodging, fields trips, program, etc. Transportation fees are covered by members of the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association.

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Junior High Academic Conference is an educational program on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Participants receive intensive training in their 4-H project areas under the supervision of university scientists and specialists and explore related career opportunities. The conference provides a variety of rewarding and fun-filled experiences in classroom, outdoors, and laboratory settings. Learn more information on the Academic Conference website.

Dates: June 14-17, 2022
Location: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Cost: $75

* Transportation fees are included in the scholarships.

If you love to be outdoors then this is the 4-H Camp for you! You will hike, swim, fish, canoe, work on service projects, sit around the campfire, and enjoy nature from sunup to sundown. Join the adventure and experience the excitement of the great outdoors! It is open to sixth through tenth grade students with an interest in all things outdoors.

Dates: May 31 – June 3, 2022
Location: Brandon Springs, Stewart County, TN
Cost: 190.00*

* Transportation is the responsibility of individual participants. Coordinate with your Extension agent.

Central Region 4-H Culinary Camp – Passport to Flavor

Dates: July 12-14, 2022
Location: Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
Cost: $150

Camp is open to all youth in grades six through eight. For more information, contact your county Extension office.

Western Region 4-H Culinary U

Dates: July 13-15, 2022
Location: University of Tennessee at Martin
Cost: $100, includes lodging and meals

Camp is open to all youth in grades nine through twelve as of January 1, 2022.

Eastern Region 4-H Quilt Camp

Dates: July 12-14, 2022
Location: Clyde Austin 4-H Center Lodge, Greeneville, TN

Cost: $150, scholarships available

Learn more about the 4-H Quilt Camp.

If designing and creating things interest you, there are regional camps that may interest you. These camps offer an exciting chance to learn all about design projects. There are discovery activities which make learning fun. Due to space restrictions, registration is limited. Class size is small to ensure individual attention and completion of all projects. Participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Eastern Region 4-H Fashion and Design Camp

Dates: June 7-9, 2022
Location: Pigeon Forge, TN
Cost: $150.00

Camp is open to all youth in grades six through twelve (must have completed the sixth grade). Learn more information about the camp at the Eastern Region’s 4-H Fashion and Design Camp website.

Central Region 4-H “Behind the Scenes: Coastal Blueprint”

Dates: July 12-15, 2022
Location: Savannah, GA
Cost: $400.00

Camp is open to youth in grades nine through twelve. Contact your county Extension office for more information.

Western Region 4-H Line and Design Camp

Dates: July 11-13, 2022
Location: University of Tennessee at Martin
Cost: $130.00

The Western Region Line and Design Camp encourages children to discover their own creative abilities and explore opportunities to develop skills that will be long lasting and perhaps contribute to a profitable income. Children engage through experimental “hands-on” learning projects/classes. Camp is open to all youth in grades six through twelve as of January 1, 2022.