2024 Junior Camp Registration Information Now Available! Claim a spot starting April 22!

Each summer, Muskingum County 4-H Junior Camp is held at the 4-H Camp Ohio Youth Education Center in St. Louisville, Ohio.

Our camp is conducted by a 4-H professional employed by Ohio State University Extension in Muskingum County, adult volunteers with backgrounds in education, and trained 4-H teen counselors. A registered nurse is on-site during camp to tend to all healthcare needs. Our team works with the 4-H Camp Ohio staff to conduct a variety of learning experiences for campers, including: citizenship, swimming, hiking, campfires, canoe/kayak, team challenge, shooting sports, zipline/climbing wall, high ropes and much more!

Who?  Campers are youth ages 8 and in the 3rd grade, or 9 and in any grade, to age 13 as of January 1 of the current calendar year. Youth must be enrolled in 4-H to attend camp.
When? June 10-13

  • June 10: Staggered morning check-in at times selected on registration (between 10 and 11:15 a.m.)
  •  June 13: Staggered morning check-out at times selected on registration (between 10 and 11:15 a.m.)

How much?

  • Single Child Rate – $225 per camper, only one camper in the family
  • Multiple Child Rate – $175 per camper, more than one camper in the family
  • Campership Rate – $125 per camper, any camper awarded a scholarship

Acceptable methods of payment: check or credit card to OSU Extension.

Camperships and multiple child discounts are provided by FruhQuip, Park National Bank and other local donors.

  • SPOTS ARE LIMITED. A first-come, first-serve pre-registration will take place April 22-24 online. Pre-register here: go.osu.edu/camppreregIf you visit the link before April 22 at 8 a.m., you will see this message “Sorry, this has not started.”
    • Pre-registration opens April 22 at 8 a.m.
    • Deadline to pre-register is April 24 at 11:59 p.m. 
    • Once spots are filled, a wait list will be implemented. The deadline to be added to the wait list is April 24 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Pre-registered campers will receive full registration details via e-mail on April 26. The deadline for registration/payment completion is May 9. Accepted payment methods will be via credit card or check payable to OSU Extension. If not received by May 9, we will move on to any wait listed campers.
  • If a youth pre-registers for camp and is unable to attend, please notify Jamie (mcconnell.210@osu.edu) ASAP so wait-listed campers have the opportunity to attend camp.