Camp Registration is OPEN – Spots are Limited!

Don’t miss out on your opportunity to attend 4-H Camp this summer! Camp registrations are coming in since there are limited spots this year make sure you get your registration in today!

THE FOLLOWING SPOTS REMAIN:

  • Cloverbud Day Camp – 8 Spots (Boys or Girls)
  • Day Camp – 27 Spots (Boys or Girls)
  • Intermediate Overnight Camp – 27 Boy Spots, 44 Girl Spots
  • Junior Overnight Camp – 14 Boy Spots, 46 Girl Spots
  • (Available Spots as of 10:30am on 5/12/2022)

What will we do at Camp?

Our camp counselors are hard at work making sure we’re going to have the best summer yet. Tar Hollow activities include swimming and boating at Pine Lake, nature, crafts, recreation, tye dye,
campfires, inspiration, and many other activities. Alley Park activities include archery, canoeing, crafts, games, songs, campfire, tye dye, and more!

Camp Dates: (We are aware that some orange member handbooks have conflicting information, the following are the correct dates and grades)

  • Cloverbud Day Camp (grades K-2, Cloverbud Members) – June 4
  • Day Camp (Grades 3,4,5,6,7,8,9) – June 14-16 – Alley Park
  • Intermediate Camp (Grades 6,7,8,9) – June 20-23 – Tar Hollow
  • Junior Camp (Grades 3,4,5) – June 29-July 2 – Tar Hollow

Registration Details:

  • Registrations will be done online, and are on a first-come-first-serve basis starting on May 1, 2022. Families will have the option to join a waitlist if all spots fill up for the camp they want to attend.
  • Registration can be found here: go.osu.edu/FCCamp
    • Payment by credit card will be available this year. If you will be paying by check or cash, please select appropriate payment type in the registration process and send or drop off your payment (check or cash) to the OSUE office (OSU Extension, 831 College Ave., Suite D, Lancaster, OH 43130). Registration will be complete upon receipt of application and payment. Make checks payable to: OSU EXTENSION. There will be a $30.00 charge for all returned checks.
  • Friend Requests can be made during the registration process. We recognize the importance of sharing a camp experience with a friend. To request the same cabin as a friend, friends must be requested by each other to create this group. A maximum of two campers can request to be together. This is the only opportunity to request a cabin assignment with your friend.
    • Please remember, there is no guarantee that the request can be honored, but we will do our best. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Aubry Fowler, Camp Director, at Fowler.443@osu.edu.
  • Bertha Wilson Trust will provide a 50% campership again this year if registered by June 1st
    • Members will only have to pay  $40 for Day, $75 for Intermediate or Junior, and $20 for Cloverbud
  • Members are welcome to attend both Day Camp and Overnight at Tar Hollow if they wish and spaces are available. However they will only receive a scholarship on the Tar Hollow camp and be required to pay the full amount ($80) to attend Day Camp. If you are interested in attending both camps, please email fairfield4h@osu.edu to receive more information about registration and payment options.
  • Once registration is complete and payment received, additional information will be provided including what to bring, necessary forms, and a map to camp.

Ohio Military Kids 4-H Camps

Teens and youth will have  a 5 day and 4 night adventure on Kelleys Island. They will be taught to be resilient while making lifelong friends. Activities include sailing, swimming, rafting, kayaking, volleyball, soccer, archery, lined dances, crafts, campfire, and more! Questions contact Justin Bower at bower.183@osu.edu.

*This event is open to youth of military service members or retired/separated service members within one year of their separation from service.*

CAMP KELLEYS ISLAND, TEEN & Youth CAmp

AGES: Teen: 12 – 15 years old, Youth: 9 to 11 years old

DATE: Teen: August 1 to 5, 2022, Youth: August 8 to 12, 2022

COST: $75 per youth

LOCATION: 4-H Camp on Kelleys Island

REGISTER: https://go.osu.edu/OMKEvents

Camp Registration Opens May 1, 2022

Camp Registration Opens May 1, 2022

 

The Camp Information Sheet has been updated for your reference. This sheet contains important information about pick up & drop off times, friend requests, activities that will take place at camp, and more. Be sure to check it out for any camp questions you may have.

Camp Dates:

  • Cloverbud Day Camp (grades K-2, Cloverbud Members) – June 4
  • Day Camp (Grades 3,4,5,6,7,8,9) – June 14-16 – Alley Park
  • Intermediate Camp (Grades 6,7,8,9) – June 20-23 – Tar Hollow
  • Junior Camp (Grades 3,4,5) – June 29-July 2 – Tar Hollow

Registration Details:

  • Registrations will be done online, and are on a first-come-first-serve basis starting on May 1, 2022. Families will have the option to join a waitlist if all spots fill up for the camp they want to attend.
  • Registration can be found here: go.osu.edu/FCCamp
    • Payment by credit card will be available this year. If you will be paying by check or cash, please select appropriate payment type in the registration process and send or drop off your payment (check or cash) to the OSUE office (OSU Extension, 831 College Ave., Suite D, Lancaster, OH 43130). Registration will be complete upon receipt of application and payment. Make checks payable to: OSU EXTENSION. There will be a $30.00 charge for all returned checks.
  • Friend Requests can be made during the registration process. We recognize the importance of sharing a camp experience with a friend. To request the same cabin as a friend, friends must be requested by each other to create this group. A maximum of two campers can request to be together. This is the only opportunity to request a cabin assignment with your friend.
    • Please remember, there is no guarantee that the request can be honored, but we will do our best. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Aubry Fowler, Camp Director, at Fowler.443@osu.edu.
  • Bertha Wilson Trust will provide a 50% campership again this year if registered by June 1st
    • Members will only have to pay  $40 for Day, $75 for Intermediate or Junior, and $20 for Cloverbud
  • Members are welcome to attend both Day Camp and Overnight at Tar Hollow if they wish and spaces are available. However they will only receive a scholarship on the Tar Hollow camp and be required to pay the full amount ($80) to attend Day Camp. If you are interested in attending both camps, please email fairfield4h@osu.edu to receive more information about registration and payment options.
  • Once registration is complete and payment received, additional information will be provided including what to bring, necessary forms, and a map to camp.

Special Needs Camp -Applications Available Now

Ohio 4-H Special Needs Camp, planned this summer for June 17-19 at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp in Jackson, Ohio. This Camp is supported by a 4-H Foundation Grant and is offered to those youth who may have needs that cannot be accommodated at a typical 4-H Camp. More info, including registration forms, can be found here: https://4hcanterscave.osu.edu/home/experience-it/special-needs-camp

 

Justin Marteney Memorial Shooting Education Camp Scholarship – Applications Available

Fairfield County youth who are interested in applying for the Justin Marteney Memorial Shooting Education Camp Scholarship sponsored by the Friends of Ohio 4-H Shooting Sports, can find the applications below.

Senior Camp Scholarship Application: SEC scholarship application form JMarteney 2022

Junior Camp Scholarship Application: SEC Jr scholarship application form JMarteney 2022

Deadline is June 15, 2022 to apply. This scholarship is only open to residents of the following counties: Fairfield, Hocking, Pickaway and Franklin.

Applications and questions should be directed to the Friends of Ohio 4-H Shooting Sports.

OMK Camp Counselors Needed

Ohio 4-H is looking for camp counselors to join us this summer as we host military youth from all over the state. The great success of this camp lies in the awesome experience that camp counselors provide for military youth where they can learn, grow, and build friendships with other military youth in a fun and safe environment. This is an opportunity for those who love camp but have aged out of their county 4-H program and those who are ready for new experiences beyond their county.

Our Youth and Teen camps will operate on SEPARATE dates at the Erie County 4-H Camp  on Kelleys Island:

  • TEEN CAMP (ages 12 to 15): August 1-5 (mandatory on-site camp counselor training July 30 & 31)
  • YOUTH CAMP (ages 9 to 11): August 7-11 (mandatory on-site camp counselor training August 5-7)

Those interested in being a camp counselor with OMK, fill out an application directly from the OMK website or through the following link: go.osu.edu/OMK22counselor

Two references (from someone unrelated to you) must complete this link as well: go.osu.edu/OMK22ref

Don’t delay: Accepting applications until positions are filled. A phone interview will be scheduled as part of the selection process. Attached is a flyer.

Teen/4-H Alumni Opportunity: State 4-H Leadership Camp Staff

2022 State 4-H Leadership Camp Staff Applications are now available!! Interested individuals can view a letter with more information at: https://ohio4h.org/camp/leadership-camp titled “2022 Potential Leadership Camp Counselor/Staff Information and Application”. A link to the application is included in the letter.

Please forward this information along to anyone who you think might be interested!  Applications are due no later than March 25, 2022.

Here are some highlights about the opportunity:

  • Individuals 18+ prior to June 1, 2022 who are good leaders, past counselors, or interested in helping may apply
  • Must complete application, undergo selection, have current background check, attend training
  • Applications due: March 25, 2022
  • Interviews: Week of April 5th
  • Staff Training Weekend (Camp Ohio): May 13-15, 2022 (this is mandatory for all applicants to attend)

2022 Ohio 4-H Sea Camp Staff and Counselor Recruitment

Ohio 4-H Sea Camp returns for 2022 and we are in need of filling our roster of counselors and adult staff!

Applications Available for Sea Camp Staff and Counselors!

What: Ohio 4-H Sea Camp Staff and Counselor Recruitment

Who: 4-H members or adults ages 18+ at the time of July 15, 2022

When: Applications are available now and due by April 15! Camp is July 15-19, 2022 with staff and counselors arriving on July 14 at Kelleys Island for required training.

Website: go.osu.edu/seacamp

Applications available: Cabin Counselor, Adult Camp Staff, Guest Instructor

If you are interested in contributing to Sea Camp this year, please complete either the Counselor Application (to be a cabin counselor) or Staff Application (to be adult staff or instructor). Links are below.

If you are interested in being a counselor, please complete the counselor application and send the reference form link to be completed by two references (not immediate family). If you are interested in being a staff member/instructor, please complete the staff application. Applications and references are due by April 15, 2022.

Counselor Application: go.osu.edu/SeaCampCounselor

Counselor Reference Form: go.osu.edu/SeaCampRef

Staff Application: go.osu.edu/SeaCampStaff 

Tar Hollow 4-H Camp Staff and Kitchen Staff Applications – due 3/1/2022

Interested in sharing the 2021 camp experience with youth and volunteers from Athens, Fairfield, Pickaway, and Ross counties?

Consider joining our camp staff! Application links with deadlines are posted below. Staff positions available for Camp Manager, Assistant Camp Manager, Canteen Director/Activity Assistant, Recreation Director, Waterfront Director/Canteen Helper, Lifeguards/Canteen Helpers, Craft Director/Canteen Helper, Naturalist/Canteen Helper. All positions are subject to changes and modifications after interviews. All positions will be responsible for helping with other camp duties as directed by the Camp Manager/Camp Director and may include basic health checks and cleaning duties.

Food Service Staff positions are also available for Camp Food Service Manager and Staff. Please click the Food Service Staff Application below to view and download the application.

2022 4-H Ross Hocking Extension Camp Association Staff Application Fillable

2022 4-H Food-Service-Staff-Application-Ross-Hocking-Extension-Camp-Association (Fillable)

Please return completed applications by March 1, 2022 to: TarHollow4HCamp@gmail.com

Apply Now to be a 2022 Camp Counselor!

2022 Camp Counselor Application is now posted as an online application for youth interested in serving as a new or returning Camp Counselor (must be 14 & older to be a counselor by June 1st).

As you complete the online application, you will be asked to upload the following completed forms:

1. Standards of Behavior form

2. Ohio 4-H Camp Cell Phone Policy and Tar Hollow Electronics Policy/Camp Counselor Code of Conduct form

3. Counselor Permission to Participate – 2022 Fairfield County 4-H Camps form

4. Ohio 4-H Health Statement with picture

Please also have at least 2 references including name and email ready when you are working on your online application. The extension office will contact your references for you.

Remember that  2022 camp dates are as follows:

  • Cloverbud Day Camp – June 4, 2022, Alley Park
  • Day Camp – June 14-15, 2022; Staff ‘move in’ June 13, Alley Park
  • Intermediate Camp – June 20-23, 2022; Staff move in June 19, Tar Hollow
  • Junior Camp – June 29-July 2, 2022; Staff move in June 28, Tar Hollow

If you have any questions, please contact Aubry (Fowler.443@osu.edu)!