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Tennessee 4-H offers a variety of camps and programs geared to specific age groups and to youth with special interests.

Junior 4-H Camp (Grades 4 to 6)
4-H Jr. High Adventure Camp (Grades 6 to 8)
4-H Target Smart Camp (Grades 5 to 9)
Electric Camp (Grades 6 to 7)

To sign up for camps, contact your local county Extension office.
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Junior 4-H Camp


Junior 4-H Camp is for youth who have completed grades 4-6. This five-day resident camp is available at all 4-H Centers and offers excellent youth programming. Activities include swimming, shooting sports, mini golf, group sports, fishing, tubing, nature hikes, leathercraft and woodworking, T-shirt airbrushing, skits, music, and more.

boy diving

Dates Location Cost
Summer 2015 Click here for more information. Contact County Office




4-H Jr. High Adventure Camp

4-H Jr. High Adventure Camp is for older youth who have completed grades 6-8. This resident camp is available at selected 4-H Centers and offers adventure-type and active-engaged programming, with an emphasis on individual development and group dynamics through special interest groups and team challenges. Activities may include fishing, tubing, nature hikes, canoeing, swimming, shooting sports, T-shirt airbrushing, survivor challenges, and more.

girl camper

Dates Location Cost
Summer 2015 Click here for more information. Contact County Office


4-H Target Smart Camp

4-H Target SMART Camp is a program of Tennessee 4-H Shooting Sports. It is for youth who are enrolled in grades 5-9 on January 1 of the current calendar year. This resident camp is located at the W.P. Ridley 4-H Center in Columbia, Tennessee. At camp youth learn appropriate skills to succeed in a variety of shooting sports and related areas such as archery, riflery, shotgun use, muzzleloading, and outdoor skills. Programs emphasize safety, correct form, and responsible use. Campers should receive some prior training before attending this camp.



Dates Location Cost
June 29 - July 2, 2015 W.P. Ridley 4-H Center
Columbia, TN
* Transportation is the responsibility of individual participants.
Download a camp brochure.

Visit the Tennessee 4-H Shooting Sports website



Electric Camp

Electric Camp is a fun-filled, rewarding adventure in electricity held at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The camp features learning centers staffed by electric utility professionals. Each learning center will use hands-on activities that allow the 4-H members to learn by doing.

Electric camp is for boys and girls enrolled in 4-H who are in grades 6-7 as of January 1 of the current calendar year. Members do not have to be enrolled in the electric project to attend the camp, but they should have an interest in this area.

For more information, visit the Electric Camp Web site.

girls building electric motors


Dates Location Cost
July 7-10, 2015 University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
* This fee includes the cost of meals, lodging, field trips, insurance, program, etc. Transportation fees are covered by members of the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association.

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