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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 2021), 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 2021), 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 12-16, 2021
Location: Clyde Austin 4-H Center, Greeneville, TN
Cost: TBD

* Transportation is the responsibility of individual participants.

Contact your local county 4-H office to register.

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Electric Camp is a fun-filled, rewarding adventure in electricity held at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The camp features learning centers staffed by electric utility professionals. Each learning center will use hands-on activities that allow the 4-H members to learn by doing.  
Electric camp is for boys and girls enrolled in 4-H who are in grades six or seven as of January 1 of the current calendar year. Members do not have to be enrolled in the electric project to attend the camp, but they should have an interest in this area. For more information, visit the Electric Camp website.

For 2020 the Camp is Virtual. Go to tiny.utk.edu/4HEC20
Dates: TBD for 2021
Location: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Cost: TBD

* This fee includes the cost of meals, lodging, fields trips, T-shirt, 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: TBD for 2021
Location: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Cost: TBD

* 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 26 – 29, 2020
Location: Brandon Springs, Stewart County, TN
Cost: 190.00*

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

Dates: July 7-9, 2020

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.

Dates: July 9-10, 2020

Location: University of Tennessee at Martin

Cost: $100

Camp is open to all youth in grades nine through twelve.

Dates: July 14-16, 2020

Location: Clyde Austin 4-H Center Lodge, Greeneville, TN

Cost: $150

Camp is open to all youth in grades six through twelve. 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: May 27-29, 2020
Location: Mainstay Suites Conference Center, Pigeon Forge
Cost: $100.00

Camp is open to all youth who are entering grades six through twelve. 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 14-17, 2020
Location: Savannah, GA
Cost: $350.00

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 6-8, 2020
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 who are entering grades six through twelve.