Jefferson County Summer Camps
Check out the brochure to see information on all the camps we have available this summer!
Camp Cherry Lake - June 24 - 28
A one week camp for 4-H members ages 8 and up 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. All forms, camp fee and balance due at the 4-H Office by Friday, June 14.
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 (July 8 - 12) 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 deadline to pay fee and register is Monday, July 1.
The 5 – 7 Year Old Day Camp (July 23 - 26) 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. The deadline to pay fee and register is Tuesday, July 9.
The Cooking 101 Day Camp (June 18 - 20) is for youth ages 9 – 11. Campers will learn basic cooking and food safety skills, and prepare recipes to eat and take home. The deadline to pay fee and register is Monday, June 3.
The Camp Real Life (July 17 - 19) is for youth ages 13 - 18. Teens will learn real life skills they will need as adults through hands on fun shops and real life simulations. They will learn basic meal prep, car maintainence, how to land a job, money management and more. The deadline to pay fee and register is Wednesday, July 3.
The Field to Fork Day Camp (June 10 - 14) is for youth ages 11 - 14. Camp activities are centered around "cooking what you grow". Youth will learn cooking skills, meal planning, hands on gardening, learn about raising chickens, and they will learn how to grill. The youth will also take a restaurant and farm tour. The deadline to pay fee and register is Monday, May 27.