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2015 Camp Descriptions

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REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 1, 2015

Early Bird Discounts: For May/June camps, register before May 20, 2015 to received the discount. For July/August camps, register before July 1, 2015 to receive the discount. 

 

Outdoor Skills Camp

May 31 - June 4

Ages: 11 and older

Fee $260          

Early Bird Fee $235

Camp Description: Explore activities that will connect you to the outdoors. From hunting skills challenges to fishing, this camp will explore aspects of outdoor skill projects. Hands on live-fire exercises in the shooting disciplines and team challenges will make this camp an experience you will not forget! Registration fee includes fees for ATV and boat and water safety certification.

Bullseye! All Archery Camp

May 31 - June 4

Ages: 10 and older

Fee $225          

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Hit the bullseye with this camp to experience target recurve and bow hunter compound archery. Learn how to evaluate form and rig your bow. You will participate in archery projects, 3-D, field-archery and other contests.

Livestock Camp

June 7 - 11

Ages: 8 and older

Fee $225             

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Learn how to show and fit your livestock in preparation for your county fair or achievement day! Learn to groom, clip, and show a variety of livestock, and a showmanship contest will be held and awards will be given. Make a rope halter to take home and test your knowledge of livestock with quiz bowl activities. Campers are encouraged to bring their own animals. Please note, swine will be provided for campers; you are welcome to bring all other large animal species.

Beaks and Tails: Small Animal Camp

June 7 - 11

Ages: 8 and older

Fee $225             

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Bring your 4-H small animals for hands-on training in showmanship, fitting, nutrition and animal health. You will develop skills in proper daily care of your animals to be prepared for the show day. Learn the latest techniques for fitting and clipping in each species. 

Just Starting to Ride: Wish I Had a Horse Camp

June 7 - 11

Ages: 8 – 10

Fee $225             

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Have you always wanted a horse? This camp is for you, come learn how to saddle, bridle, ride, lead and care for a horse. From grooming demonstrations to a halter show, this is your chance to experience what owning a horse is like. This is a beginner camp for youth interested in horses; horses are provided.

Completing the Pattern: Horse Camp I

June 14 - 18

Ages: 8 and older

Fee $225             

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Looking to improve your riding for events such as barrels, poles, horsemanship, or trail? Come and improve your horsemanship skills with other youth from across the state. Riding instruction will focus on improving the riders overall balance and control. You will need to bring a well-mannered, trained horse.

Explorer: Survivor Outdoor Recreation Camp

June 14 -18

Ages: 10-12

Fee $225             

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Could you survive in the wilds of ND? Nature provides for all our basic needs, so come have fun building shelters, tracking animals, discovering cool and exciting wilderness skills like fishing and orienteering while participating in after dark challenges and competing in team building activities to win the coveted ND 4-H Camp Idol.

Clover Camp

June 19 - 20

Check in starts at 11 a.m. Friday. Camp ends at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Ages: 5 - 9

Fee $125 (for one adult and one child; additional child: $50)

Early Bird Fee $115(for one adult and one child; additional child: $50)

Camp Description: Have you always wanted to try out 4-H Camp? Come make new friends, explore the outdoors, and appreciate one on one time together in a beautiful outdoor setting in this great first-time overnight camp experience. Participate in craft projects and many other fun camp activities. Bring a parent or other adult with you to camp and come see why campers have so much fun at camp!

Military Youth Camp I

June 21 - 25

Ages: 8-11

Fee $70

Early Bird Fee $50

Camp Description: Develop your self-confidence, problem solving, and stress management skills while forming lifelong bonds with other military youth. Leadership, cooperation and communication skills will be taught through team building activities such as friendly competitions, water fun, and much more.

Intended for children of military families. Child & Youth Reintegration Support Camps are funded through a partnership of the Dept. of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Military Community & Family Policy, Office of Family Policy/Children and Youth and U.S. Department of Agriculture/National Institute of Food and Agriculture under Kansas State University Special Project number 2014-48713-2245.

Military Youth Camp II

June 21 - 25

Ages: 12-15

Fee $70

Early Bird Fee $50

Camp Description: Strengthen your leadership and problem solving skills while completing action packed activities while forming life long bonds with other military youth. Develop self-confidence, communication and stress-management skills through team building activities such as friendly competitions, water fun, and much more. 

Intended for children of military families. Child & Youth Reintegration Support Camps are funded through a partnership of the Dept. of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Military Community & Family Policy, Office of Family Policy/Children and Youth and U.S. Department of Agriculture/National Institute of Food and Agriculture under Kansas State University Special Project number 2014-48713-2245.

4-H Adventure Camp

June 28 - July 2

Ages: 8 – 12

Fee $225             

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Are you looking for an adventure? Create with arts and crafts and explore nature. Make lasting friendships while engaging in 4-H project activities. From archery to water games, this camp is full of non-stop excitement!

Completing the Pattern: Horse Camp II

June 28 - July 2

Ages: 8 and older

Fee $225             

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Looking to improve your riding for events such as barrels, poles, horsemanship, or trail? Come and improve your horsemanship skills with other youth from across the state. Riding instruction will focus on improving the riders overall balance and control. You will need to bring a well-mannered, trained horse.

4-H Encounters! Discover Camp

July 6 - 8

Check In is at 1pm on Monday and Check Out is at 4pm on Wednesday

Ages: 8 – 10

Fee $175              

Early Bird Fee $150

Camp Description: Do you like to discover new things? Come meet new friends and discover what 4-H camp is all about. A fun filled experience awaits you as you encounter your interests in fiber arts, healthful living, outdoor skills, and science.

Explore Galore! Great Outdoors Camp

July 6 - 8

Check In is at 1pm on Monday and Check Out is at 4pm on Wednesday

Ages: 8 – 10

Fee $175              

Early Bird Fee $150

Camp Description: Do you like to explore the outdoors? Here's your chance to learn basic outdoor skills while having fun with nature. Learn how to identify insects, plants and animal tracks. Learn to tie survival knots, basic first aid and outdoor navigation. Make new friends while completing survival projects and outdoor crafts.

Trailblazing Teen: Leadership Camp

July 12 - 16

Ages: 13-15

Fee $225             

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Want to change the world? Trail blaze your way to find and improve your leadership style. Explore teamwork, problem solving, community change, and the acceptance of others. Overcome challenges and engage in hands-on activities for youth in a broad range of organizations.

Ultimate Explorer: Survivor Outdoor Recreation Camp

July 12 - 16

Ages: 13-15

Fee $225

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Experience life on the wild side testing your survival skills. From after dark challenges to competitions, team building, leadership and self-confidence will be the ultimate outcome while competing to win the coveted ND 4-H Camp Idol. Nightly tribal council ceremonies will result in rewards and loss of privileges.

4-H Adventure Camp II

July 26 - 30

Ages: 8 – 12

Fee $225             

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Are you looking for an adventure? Create with arts and crafts and explore nature. Make lasting friendships while engaging in 4-H project activities. From archery to water games, this camp is full of non-stop excitement!

You’re the Chef: Boot Camp

July 26 - 30

Ages: 8 and over

Fee $225             

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Here’s your chance to become a top-notch chef! From learning how to make sweet treats to outdoor cooking to exploring food dehydration, this camp is designed for the future chef. It’s your chance to become familiar with kitchen equipment, measuring, baking terms, and judging food items. Be prepared to have fun!

Twisted: Fiber Arts Camp

August 2 - 6

Ages: 10 and older

Fee $225             

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Hand craft your way into a fun week learning about a wide variety of basic techniques in working with fibers such as yarn, fabric, or thread. Try your hand at crocheting, knitting, embroidery, sewing, and weaving. Explore fiber, fabrics, supplies and resources needed for each technique all while experiencing the great outdoors.

Enter the Outdoor Lab! Science Camp

August 2 - 6

Ages: 8 and older

Fee $225             

Early Bird Fee $200

Camp Description: Join our outdoor learning lab to discover the science behind soil, water and bugs to learn how things grow. Design and build structures using crazy items such as gum drops, spaghetti noodles and marshmallows! Get into the world of engineering with Lego robotics all while experiencing the great outdoors. 

Camp Information & Forms

 

Brochure

Online Registration

Registration Worksheet - use this form to gather information before you go to 4hOnline to register

Health & Permission Form - coming soon!

Camp Scholarship Form


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Center for 4-H Youth Development
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7251
Campus address: FLC 219
Physical/delivery address: 1400 Centennial Blvd, Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 7280 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: 4-H

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:07:03 PM