4-H Camps and Conferences

March: Grades 9th – 10th

4 H Congress

Since its beginning in 1948, Congress has given more than 31,400 4-H’ers and volunteer leaders firsthand experience in state government. 4-H Congress is truly a citizenship experience. At 4-H Congress, you will learn about civic engagement, including things such as state government, service to others, and the election process. While at Congress you will serve as a 4-H senator or representative and form a “junior” state Congress. You also will participate in a service project. You may even choose to run for office. After Congress, you can take the “next steps” to continue your civic engagement in your local community! 4-H Congress is only open to 9th and 10th grade students only. Delegates will be selected from active senior high 4-H members.

4-H Campers swimming

May: Grades 6th – 8th

Jr. High Adventure Camp, Clyde York 4-H Center, Crossville

4-H Adventure Camp is for 4-H’ers who have completed grades 6-8. This camp offers adventure-type and active-engaged programming. Previous programming themes included outdoor living and wildlife.

May: Grades 9th – 12th

FCS Behind the Scenes Tour, Nashville

FCS Behind the Scenes gives high school 4-H’ers the opportunity to learn about different aspects of Family and Consumer Sciences. This years camp will be held in Nashville. While at the camp youth will have the opportunity to attend hands-on workshops, fashion focused tours, and be able to shop. They will have the opportunity to hear Project Runway finalist & designer Amanda Valentine speak about her experiences as well as attend see the studio of clothing designer, Manuel, who dresses country music stars. The trip will be rounded out by a trip to the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Broadway show “The Newsies” at TPAC.

June: Grades 4th – 6th

Junior 4-H Camp, Ridley 4-H Center, Columbia

Check back for updates for 2025 Jr. 4-H Camp!

Junior 4-H Camp is for 4-H’ers who have completed grades 4th-6th. Activities include swimming, shooting sports, mini golf, group sports, fishing, tubing, nature hikes, leathercraft and woodworking, T-shirt airbrushing, skits, music, and more.

June: 4th – 6th

2024 Outdoor Recreation Day Camp

If you have interest in all things outdoors, this is the camp for you! During this camp, 4-H’ers will experience woodworking, nature, wildlife, forestry, outdoor cooking, archery, and much more. The dates for this camp are June 6th-7th.

June: Grades 4th – 8th

2024 Vet Science Day Camp

Vet Science Camp is a day camp that relates to all things animal science. 4-H’ers will participate in many different hands-on activities that will have them feeling like a Veterinarian! Vet Science Camp will be held on June 13th.

June: Grades 4th – 8th

2024 Craft Camp

Embrace your creativity! At craft camp, you will get to make several different crafts using different techniques. You get to keep every craft you make! Craft Camp will be held on June 20th, 2024.

July: Grades 4th – 8th

2024 Pattern Pieces Day Camp

Learn to use a sewing machine, practice hand sewing techniques, and discover different textiles while making multiple projects to take home! Machines, fabrics, thread, etc. will be provided. Space is limited as participants will only be able to attend either the morning or afternoon sessions. Morning sessions are from 8a.m.- 12p.m. Afternoon sessions are from 1p.m.- 5p.m. Pattern Pieces will be held July 16th-18th.