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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.