4-H Summer Sleepaway Camps (9-18) and Clover Day Camp (5-9)

Registration is OPEN! There are TWO 4-H summer camp for ages 9-18 and one Clover Day Camp for ages 5-9. Instead of trying to explain everything in an email, I made a post to keep the information in one place. I’ll also post this on Meetup, although we will need to transition to another setup in the upcoming year, our Meetup group will be going away.

Summer Camp #1 at Sweetwater from June 17-22nd, 2024

4-H Camp is returning this summer and will be held June 17-22 at Sweetwater Youth Camp in Mariposa, CA. This year, our 4-H Camp will bring together Contra Costa, Alameda, San Joaquin, and Mariposa county 4-H. The cost is $425 for youth, which includes transportation (drop-off location TBA).
Camper Registration: https://ucanr.edu/acms4hcamp

Our Camp FAQ (Google Doc) and the Contra Costa Information page

For many 4-H members, camp is the highlight of the year. We have secured a beautiful facility in Mariposa (with cabins!!) Campers will participate in a variety of experiences, such as outdoor cooking, STEM learning,

orienteering, hiking, and so much more. Each afternoon and evening will have themed activities, and we will end each day with a wind down at campfire.

Campers will be dropped off at 8am on Monday, June 17, location TBA.
Camper pick-up will be at 3pm on Saturday, June 22, location TBA.
The drop-off and pick-up location is TBA, but we are working to find a location that will be centrally located for members in Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Joaquin.

We need chaperones too! Chaperone fee will be $210 (may be reimbursable, please check with your county office). Chaperones must be a registered 4-H volunteer.
Chaperone Registration: https://ucanr.edu/acms 4h camp chaperone

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact 4hcamp@contracosta4h.org

Summer Camp #2 at Felton from June 23rd – 28th

Dear 4-H Families,

Are you searching for an enriching and memorable experience for your child this summer? Look no further! We’re excited to invite you to register your child aged 9-18 for an opportunity to “Feel the 4-H Beat” at 4-H Summer Camp, taking place from June 23rd to June 28th in Felton, CA.

You can visit the camp website to explore the schedule HERE.

At 4-H Summer Camp, your child will embark on an adventure filled with fun, learning, and lifelong memories. Here’s a glimpse of what awaits them:

  • Outdoor Exploration: From hiking trails to campfire stories, our camp provides the perfect opportunity for your child to explore the great outdoors, fostering a deep appreciation for nature and wildlife.
    • Hands-On Activities: Our Camper’s Choice activities cover a wide range of interests, including arts and crafts, woodworking, archery, shooting sports, volleyball, hiking & nature, and unplugged computer science. Your child will have the chance to discover new passions and talents in a supportive and inclusive environment.
    • Friendship and Community: Campers will forge lasting friendships with peers from diverse backgrounds, learning the value of teamwork, communication, and cooperation along the way. Our youth camp staff and dedicated adult chaperones are committed to creating a safe and welcoming space where every child feels valued and included.
    • Personal Growth: Beyond the fun and games, 4-H Summer Camp is a place where your child can grow. Through hands-on learning experiences and camp team building relationships, they’ll develop essential life skills.
    • Unforgettable Memories: From roasting marshmallows under the stars to participating in camp skits, every moment at camp is an opportunity for your child to create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

      Registration for 4-H Summer Camp is now open, and spaces are filling up fast! The cost for a 4-H member outside of Santa Clara is 475$ and financial aid is available. The deadline for registration is May 15th – don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to give your child a summer they’ll never forget. Simply click this REGISTRATION PAGE LINK to secure their spot today:

      If you have any questions or need assistance with the registration process, please don’t hesitate to contact us at scc4Hcamp2024@gmail.com

      We’re here to help make your child’s summer camp experience truly unforgettable.

      Clover Day Camp for ages 5-8, June 25th

      Please join us at 4-H Clover Camp on Tuesday, June 25, 2024!
      When: Tuesday, June 25, 2024
      Where: Felton, CA
      Arrival 10 am, Departure 5:45 pm

      4-H members ages 5 – 9

      Registration link: https://surveys.ucanr.edu/survey.cfm?surveynumber=42385

      Clover camp is a fun-filled one-day camp for up to 24 4-H clover members. The Clover Camp leaders are older 4-H members that are part of 4-H camp staff.

      Each year, fun activities are planned including Arts and Crafts, Carmalotta Hunt, campfire, songs, and yummy kid-friendly meals.

      All Clover Camper applications will be handled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

      If Clover Camp fills up before the application deadline of May 15, Clovers will be added to a waitlist and notified by email.
      Parents are responsible for travel arrangements
      At least one parent is encouraged to attend with their child.
      The fee is $60. per clover – Parents attend at no charge.

      Financial Aid Application Link is available in the application.
      In the event that a parent is unable to attend, please arrange with a volunteer approved 4-H parent to transport your child and stay with them for the entire event. We are required to have a 2 to 8 adult 4-H Volunteer to youth ratio for the clovers that attend for the day. We encourage carpooling.