4-H Youth Camps

Over-Night Camps

2015 State 4-H Summer Camp Opportunities

2015 4-H Club Summer Camp

A South carolina tradition for over 50 years, 4-H Club Summer Camp offers traditional camp activities with plenty of fun, friends and adventure. This year you have 2 dates and locations to choose from. This is a very professionally staffed camp that will reward your child with a wonderful week. Activities will include the following: swimming, climbing wall, archery, canoeing, field games, crafts, team building, shooting sports and much more. Contact us today to find out how you can take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.

  • First Camp:      June 14-18, 2015 at Camp Long - near Aiken, SC
  • Second Camp:  July 19-23, 2015 at Camp Bob Cooper - near Santee, SC
  • Who:               Youth ages 7 to 14
  • Fees:               $250

2015 4-H Wild at Webb Camp - June 8-12, 2015

All youth ages 10 to 13 residing in South Carolina with an interest in shooting sports and natural resources are invited to attend a week long residential program at the Webb Wildlife Center in Garnett, SC. For more information on this great opportunity access the official Wild at Webb web page by CLICKING HERE.

2015 4-H Camp Wild  (FULL)

This is a regional camp composed of youth from Lancaster, York, Chester, Union, Newberry, and Fairfield counties and is staffed by 4-H Extension Agents and trained volunteers.


Day and 1/2 Day Camps

 Below is a listing of day camps that we have offered for this summer. Be sure to check back often as we add more opportunities. If there are other ideas for camps let us know and we will work toward making it a reality:

June 2015

  • June 8-10 --- 4-H Science Retreat at Clemson University -- This overnight retreat at Clemson University’s DNA Learning Center will be focused on forensics activities: extracting and running tests on DNA. Designed as an opportunity to explore advanced science concepts, this retreat also allows participants to tour a college campus and begin thinking about the future of their education, whether at Clemson or elsewhere. Open to rising 9th-12th grade youth. Space is limited to the first 30 that sign up. 
        • Who:               Rising 9th through 12th graders
        • Where:            Clemson University Campus
        • When:             Registration will open in February, 2015
        • What:              Forensics/DNA analysis
        • How Much:       $140
        • How:               Contact Steve Hucks at chucks@clemson.edu or call (803) 283-3302 ext. 0
  • June 15-19 -- STEM Mentor Camp --- High School and College students will train to be STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Counselors, then assist with the ClubScience STEM Camp. Cost is $30 per youth and includes lunch each day, a certificate, and a t-shirt. Will be held at the Fort Lawn Community Center.


  • June 17-19 --- ClubScience STEM Camp ---(FULLThis 3 day camp will focus on science and technology as youth explore hands-on activities such as Robotics, Rocketry, Bridge Design and Construction, Wind Energy, and much more. Limited to the first 20 youth to register.
        • Who:         Rising 5th through 8th graders
        • Where:      Fort Lawn Community Center
        • When:       June 17-19 from 9am to 3pm each day
        • What:        STEM Camp
        • How Much: $30 per child covers all program fees and lunch for the week
        • How:         Contact Steve Hucks at chucks@clemson.edu or call (803) 283-3302
        • To Register and Pay on-line CLICK HERE.


 JULY 2015

  • July 7-9  ----  4H2O Camp -- Spend a few days on/around the water learning about local wildlife and learning the importance of water quality and conservation. Explore the watershed and water life. Includes water chemistry, macro invertebrates, kayaking and more. Campers will spend considerable time outdoors so dress accordingly and bring plenty of sunscreen.
        • When:    July 7-9
        • What:     4H2O Camp
        • Where:   Fort Lawn Community Center
        • Who:      Rising 5th through 8th graders
        • Fees:      $30, includes lunch
        • How:      Contact the Lancaster Extension Office at (803) 283-3302
        • To Register and Pay on-line CLICK HERE


  •  July 15-18   --- South Carolina State 4-H Congress   --"Growing for the future, Rooted in the Past" --


  • July 13 --- 4-H Cloverbud Sewing Class --- Pre-registration is required. (NOTE: AS OF 6-22-2015 THERE ARE NO REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS CAMP. WE WILL NEED AT LEAST 4 TO REGISTER BY JULY 6 OR THIS CAMP WILL BE CANCELLED.
        • When:      July 13 from 9am to 12pm
        • Where:     Lancaster Clemson Extension Office
        • Who:        Youth age 5 to 8
        • Fee:         $10
        • How:        To reserve your spot for this class contact the Lancaster Extension Office at (803) 283-3302 or email at chucks@clemson.edu
  • July 14-15 -- 4-H Sewing Day Camp  (FULL)
        • When:        July 14 and 15 (both days required)
        • Where:       Lancaster Clemson Extension Office
        • Who:          Youth age 9-18
        • Fee:            $15
        • How:           Contact us at (803) 283-3302 or email at chucks@clemson.edu
  • July 21-23  -- ClubScience Forensics Camp -- Forensics and crime scene investigative fun. This camp is co-sponsored by United Way of Lancaster County and the Lancaster County Sheriff's Department. THIS CAMP IS FULL
        • When         July 21 - 23 , 9am to 3pm
        • Where        USCL Campus
        • Who           Rising 5th through 8th grade
        • Fees           $30 per child; includes lunch
        • How            Reserve your spot today by registering and paying on-line by clicking HERE
        • How            Or you may come into our office to register and pay with cash or check.
  • July 23 and 30 -- 4-H Quilting Day Camp --- THIS CAMP IS FULL This is a beginning quilting class open to youth age 9 to 18. We request that each student have some knowledge of how to use a sewing machine (this knowledge can be gained by attending our sewing camps listed above) and can bring some basic supplies such as a machine, scissors, thread, ruler, straight pins, pencil and paper.  If you are unable to bring a machine, please let us know when you sign up and we can supply one for you.  The cost of the class is $10.00 per participant and the class will be limited to the first 7 students to register. 
      • When:       July 23 and July 30 (both days required) from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
      • What:        Each student will learn the basics of quilt making; fabric, thread, needles, equipment, terminology, 1/4" seam allowance, piecing, putting the quilt together, machine and hand quilting, and finishing. Students will create a quilted bag to carry their things in.
      • Where:      Osceola United Methodist Church located at 6575 Charlotte Hwy. Lancaster, SC
      • Hosted:      by Scrap Happy Quilters of Osceola UMC
      • Who:         Youth age 9 to 18
      • Fee:          Registration fee of $10 required.
      • How:         There are two easy ways to register:
  • Kids can Cook Day Camp on August 5th and 6th -- Lancaster and Chester County 4-H invites youth ages 9-14 to join us on August 5th and 6th for two great days of cooking and fun.

      • What:       Kids Can Cook Day Camp
      • Where:     Fort Lawn Community Center - 5554 Main Street, Fort Lawn, SC
      • When:      August 5th and 6th from 9am - 1:30pm each day
      • Who:        Youth ages 9-14
      • Fee:         $25 covers both days including lunch, snacks and all supplies
      • How:        You may register in either the Lancaster or Chester Extension office or you can register and pay online by CLICKING HERE