4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
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4-H Youth Development Program

4-H Camps


California 4-H overnight and day camp programs engage youth in social events, recreational pursuits, and training workshops. Campers can participate in a myriad of activities such as canoeing, crafting, or hiking. They can discover a new Spark, establish a willingness to try new things, and develop the qualities of healthy, happy, thriving people.

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4-H Overnight Camps

4-H camps are county-based programs that foster healthy living in the outdoors. Camp offerings differ in each county and each facility that has its own unique amenities - swimming pools, fishing ponds, waterfronts, campfire amphitheater, and more. Participating in camp programs help youth build self confidence, meet new people, and experience new opportunities. 

The 4-H overnight camps are listed below in alphabetical order by county. To get more information about the camp, please click the links below to go to their website or reach the contact person listed.

  1. Alameda County 4-H Camp

  2. Colusa County 4-H Camp - Camp Tehama
    Contact: Patty Hickel,1996@frontiernet.net, 530-458-2906

  3. Contra Costa County 4-H Camp - Las Posadas Camp

  4. Central Sierra 4-H Camp in El Dorado National Forest
    Contact: Denise Veffredo, 530-621-5568

  5. Keola 4-H Camp (Fresno County)

  6. Glenn County 4-H Camp
    Contact Sara van Tol, 530-865-1100

  7. Humboldt County 4-H Camp - Blue Slide Camp
  8. Contact: Thomas Stratton, 707-445-7351, tjstratton@ucanr.edu  

  9. Lassen County 4-H Camp - Eagle Lake Youth Camp
    Contact: Darcy Hanson, 530-251-8285, dhhanson@ucdavis.edu

  10. Madera County 4-H Camp - Jackass Rock Campground

  11. Camp Tweety 4-H Camp (Mariposa County)
    Contact: 4-H Staff, 209-966-2417, dswice@ucanr.edu

  12. Merced County Science and Adventure 4-H Camp
    Contact: Kim Heyer, 209-723-7868, idawgs4me2aol.com

  13. Monterey County 4-H Camp - Camp Maymac
    Contact: Stefanie Burgess, 831-455-8753, peppyburgess@sbcglobal.net

  14. Napa County 4-H Camp - Las Posadas 4-H Camp
    Contact: Jim O’Neill, 707-253-4146, Jim.ONEILL@countyofnapa.org

  15. Nevada County 4-H Camp
    Contact: Jill Simmons, 530-273-4563, jcsimmons@ucanr.edu

  16. Placer County 4-H Camp
    Contact: 4-H Program Representative, 530-889-7386

  17. Plumas-Sierra 4-H Camp
    Contact: Stephanie Tanaka, 530-283-6173, stanaka@plumasruralservices.org

  18. Riverside County 4-H Camp 

  19. Sacramento 4-H Resident Camp - Camp Gold Hollow 
    Contact: Jen Henkens, 916-875-6530, jahenkens@ucanr.edu

  20. Range 4-H Camp (San Benito County)
    Contact: Theresa Becchetti, 209-525-6800, tabecchetti@ucdavis.edu

  21. San Bernardino 4-H Camp
    Contact: Keith Nathaniel, kcnathaniel@ucdavis.edu

  22. San Joaquin 4-H Camp

  23. Camp Wahoo! 4-H Camp (Santa Barbara County)
    Contact: Camp Director Amy Iliff, (805) 598-8222, amyiliff@gmail.com

  24. Santa Clara 4-H Camp

  25. Santa Cruz County 4-H Council - Summer Camp
    Contact: Robin Turnquist, 831-688-4750, sfontana@ucdavis.edu

  26. Tehama County 4-H Camp 

  27. Central Sierra 4-H Camp – Tuolumne
    Contact: Kelsey Markus, 209-533-6990, kmmarkus@ucanr.edu

  28. Sutter-Yuba 4-H Camp
    Contact: Erin Cucchi, erincucchi@gmail.com 
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