4-H Camps

Group of youth in yellow shirts
2022 3 Day Summer Camp Participants

3-Day Summer Day Camp – June 18-20, 2024

Back by popular demand, we have a 3-day summer day camp planned where you will be able to have a blast during the day and go home and sleep in your own bed at night. Our 3-day summer day camp is for youth that have completed 4th to 8th grades. The cost for this camp is $100. This camp will be held at the James E. Ward Ag Center in Lebanon. Fun activities like archery, campfire, crafts, dancing, farm animals, water games, gardening, ghost stories and much much more are planned. REGISTRATION DAY April 30, 2024 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Extension Office. DEADLINE: May 24, 2024

Junior 4-H Camp – June 24-28, 2024

Junior 4-H Camp is for youth who have completed grades 4-6.  The cost for this camp is $380. This five-day resident camp is available at all 4-H Centers and offers excellent youth programming. The Clyde M. York 4-H Center will host Wilson County the last week of June. Activities include swimming, shooting sports, mini golf, group sports, fishing, tubing, nature hikes, leather craft and woodworking, T-shirt airbrushing, skits, music and more.  Quota 100 Campers. Registration is now open and space is available. Register at the Extension Office anytime, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (except for holiday’s). DEADLINE: May 31, 2024

**Jr. High Adventure Camp –  May 27-May 31, 2024

4-H Jr High Adventure High Camp is for older youth who have completed grades 6-8.  This camp is held at the Clyde M. York 4-H Center in Crossville.  Cost: $375. Participants may choose from one of multiple activities.  There will also be swimming, zipline, paddleboard, kayak, gaga, rifle, arts and crafts, and archery. Registration is now open and space is available. Register at the Extension Office anytime, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (except for holiday’s). REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Registration is closed

**Pioneer Camp – July 2-5, 2024

The Central Region Pioneer Camp is for youth who are enrolled in the grades 7-9 the current calendar school year. Campers will have 4 days, 3 nights and will stay in a very rustic setting where they participate in Pioneer themed activities, go on an offsite field trip, enjoy free time fishing or swimming in the Collins River, and experience a giant water slide. This camp will be held at Camp Woodlee in Warren County. The cost for this camp will be $185. Registration is limited to 20 males and 20 females and will be filled as first come first serve. See enrollment form for more information. Registration deadline: Registration is closed

** Target SMART Camp – May 27-31, 2024

4-H Target Smart Camp is a program of TN 4-H Shooting Sports.  It is for youth who are enrolled in grades 5-9 the current calendar school year.  This resident camp is located at the Clyde M York 4-H Center in Crossville, TN.  Participants do not need shooting experience prior to attending camp.  Campers will participate in activities that will develop firearm safety, responsibilities, and life skills.  They will experience and participate in skill competition in specific disciplines such as archery, rifle, shotgun, and hunting & outdoor skills.  Cost: $360 Visit the 4-H Shooting Sports Website for more information.   See brochure for more information.   Adult Leader Application for Target SMART Camp.     REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Registration is closed

Electric Camp – June 25-28, 2024

Electric Camp is a fun-filled, rewarding adventure in electricity held at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  The camp features learning centers staffed by electric utility professionals.  Each learning center will use hands-on activities that allow the 4-H members to learn by doing.  Electric camp is for boys and girls enrolled in 4-H who are in grades 6-8 as of January 1 of the current calendar year. Members do not have to be enrolled in the electric project to attend the camp, but they should have an interest in this area.  Cost:  $325  See brochure for more information.  Teen and Adult Leader Application for Electric Camp.  REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  June 1, 2024

** FCS Behind the Scenes – June 25-28, 2024

How would you like to spend 4 days meeting new friends, and just having fun?  The cost for this camp is $450.  Each year a new activity and location will be announced. This year, FCS Behind the Scenes will travel to New Orleans, Louisiana   to explore culinary and interior design.  We will visit the New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute, St. Louis Cathedral, the French Market, Mardi Gras Float Tour, and more! This event costs $450, and this will include the cost of 4 meals, activities, lodging and transportation. Due to space restrictions, registration is limited.  Participants will be accepted on a first come basis.  This camp is open to all youth in grades 9-12.  See brochure for more information. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Registration is closed

** Culinary Camp – July 9-11, 2024

Are you in the 6-8th grade and enjoy cooking?  Then this is the camp for YOU!  Tennessee Tech University will host this overnight event again this year. The theme will be “The Chopping Block”. SPACE IS LIMITED!  ONLY 2 CAMPERS PER COUNTY WILL BE SELECTED.  COST:  $150 REGISTRATION DEADLINE:Registration is closed


* CURRENT GRADE AS OF JANUARY 1, 2024

**TRANSPORTATION NOT PROVIDED


For additional information on these camps or any other projects, contact  Morgan Beaty or Grace Harville at 615-444-9584.

Fees must be paid and completed enrollment forms must be received in order to reserve your spot!

Fax: 615-443-2618

Mail to: UT Extension – Wilson County
925 E. Baddour Parkway, Suite 100
Lebanon, TN 37087

Payments can be made in cash, check or credit card at our office. We do not accept credit card payments over the phone. If sending by mail, please make checks payable to:  The University of Tennessee

4-H Quick Links

4-H 3 Day Summer Camp Packet Registration deadline May 24 or when camp is full.

4-H Jr Camp Packet Registration deadline May 31st or when camp is full.

4-H Jr High Camp Packet Registration is closed

Electric Camp Registration Form Registration deadline June 1st or when camp is full .

FCS Behind the Scenes Registration Form Registration is closed

4-H Culinary Camp Registration is closed

Pioneer Camp Registration Form Registration is closed

Target SMART Registration Form Registration is closed

Form 600-A

Form 600-M (fillable)

4-H Jr Camp and 3 Day Summer Camp Volunteer Adult and Teen Leader Application

2024 Specialty Camp – Teen Leader Application (9th to 12th grade only!

2024 Jr High Camp – Adult Leader Application

2024 Specialty Camp – Adult Leader Application


4-H Centers

Clyde M York 4-H Center

W.P. Ridley 4-H Center

Clyde Austin 4-H Center

Loan Oaks Farm