McDonald County

Camps

Camp Smokey

Each year, the University of Missouri Extension Southwest Regional Staff host a regional 4-H Camp at Camp Smokey located at Roaring River State Park!

There are four camps offered each year to 4-H'ers. Please review the descriptions below to determine which camp to register for.

Campers will have the opportunity to participate in a multitude of activities at camp each year ranging from arts & crafts to trout fishing to going on a treasure hunt. Youth are encouraged to experience new things, meet new people and ultimately have fun!

4-H Clover Kid Camp

Open to 4-H Clover Kids (Ages 5-7)

Camp information:

  • Clover Kid Camp is generally 2 days and 1 night in length.
  • An adult chaperone is to accompany the Clover Kid at camp at all times.
  • All adult chaperones must complete the volunteer screening process by completing a 4-H volunteer application on 4-H Online.
  • There are three cabins available for campers at Camp Smokey.
    • Cabins will be divided by male and female with no exception.
    • If the adult chaperone accompanying the youth is not the same sex as the youth, please prepare to be sleeping in a nearby but separate cabin.

4-H Member Camp 1

Open to 4-H Members ages 8-12

Camp information:

  • Member Camp 1 & 2 are the same camp. Due to the quantity of youth attending, two camps are held each year to accommodate.
  • Member Camp is generally 4 days and 3 nights in length.
  • Member camp programs are conducted by 4-H teen counselors under the supervision of University of Missouri Extension Southwest Region 4-H youth staff.
  • There are three cabins available for campers at Camp Smokey.
    • Cabins will be divided by male and female with no exception.

4-H Member Camp 2

Open to 4-H Members ages 8-12

Camp information:

  • Member Camp 1 & 2 are the same camp. Due to the quantity of youth attending, two camps are held each year to accommodate.
  • Member Camp is generally 4 days and 3 nights in length.
  • Member camp programs are conducted by 4-H teen counselors under the supervision of University of Missouri Extension Southwest Region 4-H youth staff.
  • There are three cabins available for campers at Camp Smokey.
    • Cabins will be divided by male and female with no exception.

4-H Teen Camp

Open to 4-H Members ages 13-18

Camp information:

  • Teen Camp is generally 5 days and 4 nights in length.
  • Teen Camp programs are conducted by the University of Missouri Extension Southwest Region 4-H youth staff.
  • There are three cabins available for campers at Camp Smokey.
    • Cabins will be divided by male and female with no exception.

4-H Camp Counselor

Clover Kid Camp Counselor

Requirements:

  • Must be 4-H age 12 or older
  • Must attend either 4-H Member Camp or 4-H Teen Camp
  • Attend camp counselor training(s)
  • Complete and turn-in counselor application by deadline

Member Camp Counselor

Requirements:

  • Must be 4-H age 13 or older
  • Must attend 4-H Teen Camp
  • Attend camp counselor training(s)
  • Complete and turn-in counselor application by deadline