Camps for Ages 5-8

The following dates are tenative.

We offer camps with a wide range of learning opportunities; from wilderness adventure to crafts, our 4-H camping program has it all!

Parents/Volunteers are welcome to attend most of our camps (unless noted as youth only).  Parents/Volunteers wanting to attend camp will need to complete the volunteer leader screening process.  This usually takes several weeks to be processed so please start the process early.  Contact your county agent on how to begin.

Registration for 4-H members will be through the Arkansas 4-H Enrollment & Events System, unless otherwise noted.   

4-H Members:  Please contact your County Extension Office for 4-H Pricing.

SCHOLARSHIPS for 4-H Members are available.  Scholarships will be awarded based on need and funding availability.  Scholarship applications have closed.

Registration for summer sessions will open 4/23 @ 2pm.All camps are held at the AR 4-H Center unless otherwise noted.  

Arkansas 4-H Camps for Cloverbuds (ages 5-8)  

Parents, are you looking for a great way to introduce your child to overnight camp?  Miss being a camper yourself? Come join other 4-H families for this 3-day camp.  This camp will include a lot of traditional "camp" activities.  This camp is replacing our previous Cloverbud, Junior, and Adventure & Challenge Camps.  Cloverbuds must attend with an parent/guardian/relative.  
Dates:  Session I - July 8-10
             Session II - July 11-13
Ages:  5-15 
Registration Deadline:  June 1
Open to:  4-H Members

This is a great opportunity to introduce your kiddos to camp.  Become an aritisan in several different areas.  Campers will go home with finished products that can be entered in the fair or used as inspiration for creating their own business.  Cloverbuds must attend with an parent/guardian/relative.  
Dates:  July 22-24
Ages:  5-8
Registration Deadline:  June 1
Open to:  4-H Members

This will be a tent camping adventure near Jasper, AR.  This will be a great opportunity for anyone who loves to camp or wants to learn how.  There will be a variety of workshops related to camping and the outdoors.  Youth under the age of 13 will need to attend with a parent/guardian/family member.
Dates:  June 22-24
Ages:  5-19
Registration Deadline:  May 15
Open to:  4-H Members

These training sessions provide an opportunity to explore from your horse.  Learn the skills needed to camp in the wilderness with your horse.  The horse packing training sessions are open to all ages (must provide own horse).  Youth under 13 must attend with a registered adult.  Youth 13 and older must be able to care for and saddle their horse on their own.  These sessions are primarily designed as training sessions for the High Adventure Horsepacking program.  Those interested in participating in the 2023 out of state trip must attend Session IV along with 2 other sessions.  Youth must be at least 13 by January 1, 2023 in order to participate in the out of state trip.  Training sessions are held at varying locations.  Participants of previous out of state horsepacking trips are only required to attend Session IV, but are welcome to register for/attend any of the others as well.
Training Dates:  TBD 2022
Ages:  5-19 & adult volunteers
Registration Deadline:  Approximately 2 weeks prior to each session
Open to:  4-H members

Spring Camp is being offered to give youth a quick look at what camp is all about.  It is being held at the same time as Spring Leader Forum.  This camp is a abbreviated version of camp and will focus on general camp activities.  
Dates:  Spring 2022
Ages:  5-19 & adult volunteers
Registration Deadline:  TBD
Open to:  4-H members


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