Jackson County 4-H Summer Camp Opportunities

Contact Jackson County 4-H Educator, Maddie Allman for more information about 4-H Camp at (740) 286-5044 or allman.68@osu.edu


2024 Jackson County Camp Scholarships

Camp Scholarship Application: go.osu.edu/JacksonCampScholarship

Due: May 1st 

To Register for Camp, Click on the Registration Information Below for the Grade the Camper is Completing: 


2024 Local Camp Dates, Costs, Ages and Information

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Download the Canter's Cave 4-H Camp Handbook Here!

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Spring Fling (grades 3-6): April 27-28, 2024

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Cloverbud Camp: June 28-29, 2024

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Beginner (3rd, 4th & 5th) Grade Camp: June 17-20, 2024

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STEM CAmp (5th, 6th & 7th grades): June 10-12, 2024

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Junior High (6th, 7th & 8th) Grade Camp: June 24-27, 2024

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Teen Camp: June 21-24, 2024

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Other Camping Opportunities at Canter's Cave 4-H Camp 

Canter's Cave 4-H Camp/Elizabeth L. Evans Outdoors Education Center

Address: 1362 Caves Road, Jackson, OH 45640
Phone:(740) 286-4058

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Statewide 4-H Camping Opportunities

Other Ohio 4-H Camps Locations (CLICK HERE)

Learn more about other camping locations and additional statewide camping opportunities at ohio4h.org/camp

Statewide Camping Opportunities: 


Objectives of 4-H Camping

  1. To have educational, recreational, and social experiences in outdoor living away from home.
  2. To provide opportunities to meet and learn to get along with other people by living together and participating in a camping experience.
  3. To provide opportunities for youth to learn to take responsibility for their own decisions and actions.
  4. To offer new experiences for youth by exploring new interests, or by exposing them to new approaches to old interests, such as nature, aquatics, music, and other life skills that cannot be provided as effectively outside of camp.
  5. To teach youth about citizenship and the importance of being a responsible citizen.
  6. To discover and provide opportunities for developing leadership skills.
  7. To discover special talents among campers and teen leaders and provide opportunities for developing these talents.
  8. To learn to meet individual and group responsibilities.
  9. To enrich the ongoing 4-H club program and to involve youth in unit 4-H clubs.
  10. To have fun.
  11. To be inspired to practice better 4-H club membership.