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Summer Camps

Every summer, several 4-H camps are conducted across the state to allow 4-Hers the opportunity to receive in depth training in specific areas as well as to be come more self-sufficient and grow as an individual person. 

Camp applications are available online or at the Extension office.  You can also call us at 850-342-0187 to request camp applications to be mailed to you.  Camp applications must be returned to the office in person, by mail, or scanned and e-mailed.  Please do not fax camp applications.

2017 Camp Brochure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jefferson County Summer Camp

A one week camp for 4-H members in grades 3 – 8 (at time of camp) to participate in swimming, canoeing, fishing, recreation and a variety of other outdoor activities. Youth stay in cabins at beautiful 4-H Camp Cherry Lake. 4-H members of high school age may participate as teen counselors.

2017 Camp Cherry Lake Application Packet

Jefferson County Day Camps

Day Camps are just that the youth come and spend the day or part of the day doing 4-H activities for a week or four days.

At Wildlife Camp the youth participate in outdoor activities at the Jefferson County Extension Office. Youth learn about conservation, forestry, and wildlife, as well as archery, shot guns, air rifles and air pistols.  Wildlife Camp is a multi-county camp with Leon and Jefferson Counties participating together with 30 youth from each county.

2017 Wildlife Day Camp invitation letter

Wildlife Camp Registration Form

Medication Permission and Participation Form

The 5 – 7 Year Old Day Camp is for 5, 6, and 7 year old youth.  Camp activities are centered around each years theme.  Each year the youth go fishing, swimming and to a farm during the camp.

2017 5-7 Year Old Camp Packet

8 – 9 Year Old Day Camp is for youth 8 and 9 years of age.  Camp activities are centered around each years theme.  Each year the youth go fishing, swimming and to a farm.

2017 8-9 Year Old Camp Packet

Cooking 101 Day Camp is for youth ages 9 – 11.  Campers will learn basic cooking and food safety skills, and prepare recipes to eat and take home.

2017 Cooking 101 Day Camp Packet

Reading Makes Cents Day Camp is for youth ages 7 – 11.  This camp combines reading and fun hands on activities that teach campers about money management.  Each camper will get their own library card and open their own savings account.

2017 Reading Makes Cents Invitation Letter

2017 Reading Makes Cents Registration Form

Directions for Opening Youth Savings Account

Florida 4-H Horsemanship Camp

A one week intensive schooling in all forms of horse riding, horse care and safety. Each participant brings their own horse and experiences a fantastic education in either English or Western horsemanship. Youth must be able to saddle and care for their own horse without any help to be able to attend this camp.

Florida 4-H Horticulture Camp

This one week camp is devoted to learning about the horticultural industry of Florida. The area of instruction rotates between citrus, ornamental horticulture and vegetables. Each topic is covered in depth every three years. This camp is held at 4-H Camp Cloverleaf. It is open to 4-Hers 13 and older.

Florida 4-H Camp Counselor Training Camp

A one week camp designed to teach teens how to be a camp counselor for summer 4-H camps. This is a leadership development camp where teens learn how to be group leaders and teachers. Teens will also spend a day at Camp Cherry Lake to be trained with camp staff during the week. You must be a high school student to attend.

Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/4h/summer-camps/