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Duval County 4-H Camping Programs 

Come explore with 4-H through fun, educational summer day camps for youth ages 5-13 during June and July 2023! Camp counselor opportunities for 14-18 year olds. 

Cooking, sewing, animals, gaming, arts, space, and more! Fill your summer schedule with adventures, master new skills, learn to help others, and gain independence with 4-H!

2023 Registration is Now Open! 

Camper registration for all day camps:

Camp Times and Location

All day camps run from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (doors open at 8:45am for drop off) 

Duval 4-H Office: 1010 N. McDuff Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32254

Extended Day Hours

Drop off from 7:30am-8:45am and pick up from 4:00pm-5:30pm for an additional $50 per week (you must sign up for extended day during the camp registration process). Camp's educational programs will only run from 9:00am-4:00pm, but we will offer supervised games, movies, and activities during extended day hours.

4-H Profile

Once registered all youth must complete a profile in 4-H Online to hold their spot for camp. Follow this link to create your 4-H online profile:

Select "Summer Camp Programs" as your club


Summer 2023

Wonder Emporium at 4-H Camp Timpoochee 

Camp date: June 12-16, 2023 (overnight camp) 
Camper ages: 8-12 years old 
Price: $425.00 per camper 

Registration will open February 1st and be available on a first come, first serve basis. Registration will be open in 4-H Online. Campers who register before March 15th will receive a $25 discount.
for more information about 4-H Camp Timpoochee:

Duval Camp Scholarships are available  

Duval will transport the first 10 youth to register - To register for one of Duval 4-H's reserved spots, email and we will initiate your registration with the state. Do not start a new registration for this week of camp in 4-H Online without talking to Duval 4-H first.

Camp Timpoochee is ecstatic for our third summer of this imagination packed week! As campers' journey through Wonder Emporium week, they will connect the magic of the world with the real-life science that’s behind it all. From chemistry and physics to wildlife ecology and robotics, we will be sure to dabble into your favorite topics. Expect to perform experiments, create beautiful art, and collect specimens from the amazing world around us!

Express Yourself Sewing and Arts Day Camp 

Camp dates: June 20-23, 2023 (4 day camp)
Camper ages: 8-13 years old
Price: $125.00 per camper

During this camp, we will spend half of our time working on a sewing projects and half of our time creating other forms of art. Beginner campers will learn about sewing tools, materials, and techniques, to craft projects. All materials needed and a sewing kit to take home will be provided. During the art portion of the camp week, we will paint, craft, and create projects that allow campers to express themselves as they explore new art forms.

Florida 4-H Legislature 

Camp date: June 26-30, 2023 (overnight event) 
Camper ages: 14-18 years old (as of September 1, 2022) 

Florida 4-H Legislators provides an opportunity for teen 4-H members to have a “learn by doing” experience in state government each summer. During this event, 4-H’ers will serve as Florida 4-H senators, representatives, lobbyists, media correspondents, Lt. Governor or Governor in a “mock” style experience. 4-H participants will get to experience what it takes for laws to be considered and passed or vetoed in a model legislative session at the Florida State Capital. The purpose of Florida 4-H Legislature is to provide an experience that prepares 4-H members for leadership in the American democratic process. Each participant learns, practices and defends the theory and process of representing citizens and making public policy.

Register through your 4-H Online profile 

Bug Camp

Camp date: July 10-12, 2023 (3 day camp)
Camper ages: 9-13 years old
Price: $120

This camp is for kids who love creepy crawlies. Campers will learn the science of studying bugs as they collect, pin, play games, and explore. We will take field trips off site as we collect insects in various habitats. Youth will receive their own collecting gear to take home. Interested in a full week of camp? Sign up for STEAM Camp July 13th-14th as well!

Full STEAM Ahead Day Camp

Camp date: July 13-14, 2022 (2 day camp)
Camper ages: 9-13 years old
Price: $60.00 per camper

Do you have a child fascinated by all things Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM)? Sign them up for this two-day STEAM Extravaganza! Youth will create chemical reactions, art robots, planispheres, and more. Additionally, youth will join us inside the portable Starlab planetarium for a tour of our galaxy and utilize the melting point of wax to create crayon art. Interested in a full week of camp? Sign up for Bug Camp July 10th-12th, as well!

All About Animals Day Camp

Camp date: July 17-July 20, 2023 (4 day camp)
Camper ages: 5-8 years old
Price: $125.00 per camper

During this camp, campers will learn about all different kinds of animals such as farm animals, pets, marine animals, wildlife, entomology, and exotic animals with hands on science activities.

4-H University 

Camp date: July 31-August 3, 2023 (overnight camp) 
Camper age: 14-18 years old (as of September 1, 2022)

Florida 4-H University is a week-long overnight event for senior 4-H youth (4-H age 14-18) held at the University of Florida. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in educational workshops lead by University of Florida faculty, explore career opportunities, lead community service activities, interact with youth from all over the state, and have fun while developing critical life skills that will help them become productive and engaged citizens of the communities, their country, and their world.

Register through your 4-H Online profile 

Day Camp Teen Counselors 

Counselors age requirement: 14-18 years old

Duval 4-H Day Camp Counselor Application 2023

Application due May 24, 2023 to 

Counselor training date: June 3, 2013 10:00am-2:00pm at the Duval County 4-H Office 

2023 day camp counselor flyer