4-H Residential Camp Information
Camp counselor workshop training and 4-H counselor camp
Are you looking for a cool experience this summer? Be a mentor and a leader. Camp Counselor workshop and Counselor Camp will help get you ready for your camping leadership experience. The workshop and camp is $30 and pays for training, supplies, and meals. If selected as a counselor the 4-H camp fee will be paid for you with scholarships. We will be camping at Windermere again and the campers will experience fishing, cave tours, water inflatables, canoes, nature activities, crafts, songs, swimming and campfires.
Camp Counselor workshop training will be held on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 from 10 am to 3 pm at the Polk County Fairgrounds. 4-H Counselor Camp will be held on Monday, July 13, 2015 beginning at 1 p.m. at Windermere. 4-H Camp will be held on Tuesday, July 14 through Thursday, July 16, 2015.
In order to be a 4-H Camp Counselor, please fill out the application and return it by Friday, May 22, 2015 to the Camden County MU Extension Office along with the $30 ($40 if not a 4-H club member) made payable to the UM Extension. Include the 4-H Camp registration/health form with your application. Late applications will not be accepted this year due to the number of counselor positions we have available. Applications can be mailed to Camden County MU Extension Office, P O Box 1405, Camdenton, MO 65020 or dropped off at the office at 44 Roofener Street, Camdenton.
You are invited to join us for fun and camping adventures with "Flat Stanley goes to 4-H Camp" on July 14 through 16, 2015. Camp activities include catapults, camp crafts, water inflatables, cave tour, fishing, canoeing, cabin fun, Flat Stanley "Cup", camp fires, glow party, souvenir camp T-shirt, smores and more.
4-H Camp will be held at Windermere Conference Center. Curious about the camping site visit their webpage at www.windermereusa.org.
Registration deadline is until camp is filled or June 12, 2015. Please register early since camp fills up quickly.
4-H Camp brochure (PDF)
4-H Camp Registration Form (PDF)
4-H Camp Schedule (PDF)
Parent Handbook for 4-H Camp (PDF)
Mom & Dad... "I wanna go to 4-H Camp", Now What brochure (PDF)
4-H Camp Event Assistance
Camden County Extension Council offers full and partial scholarships for campers who indicate financial need while funds are available.
4-H Camp Scholarship Application Form (PDF)
Because of Camp
Be sure to check out the YouTube video from the American Camp Association:
The Power of Camp
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