4-H Camps

4-H offers many camping opportunities through local day camps as well as state & regional overnight camps. Below is more information about each camping opportunity, for additional information, please call (615) 898-7710.

*Grades are determined as of January 1 of the current year.*

THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED AS INFORMATION COMES IN…



4-H Cooking Day Camp

Learn kitchen safety, knife safety, learn to make new recipes and sample new foods! Registration will begin at 9am on April 3rd online in our Ag Store (tab above). Limited space available. This day camp will be held in the auditorium at Lane Agri Park in Murfreesboro.

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No refunds after 2 weeks before camp begins


4-H Sewing Day Camp

Learn new sewing skills, make and take home projects, sewing machines available! This camp is held in the auditorium at Lane Agri Park in Murfreesboro.

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No refunds after 2 weeks before camp begins


4-H Jr High Camp

4-H Jr. High Camp is for older youth who have completed grades 6-8. This resident camp 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. Crossville, TN

6th – 8th grades

Dates: May 27-31, 2024

Cost: $375 (does not include transportation)

Fill out registration form and return to our office with payment-registration deadline is May 10

No refunds after 2 weeks before camp begins


4-H Junior Camp

4-H Junior Camp is for youth who have completed grades 4-6. This five-day resident camp offers excellent youth programing. Activities include swimming, shooting sports, group sports and recreation, nature hikes, woodworking, T-shirt airbrushing, crafts, skits, music and more! Our county now attends the W.P. Ridley 4-H Center in Columbia, TN.

4th-6th grades

Dates: June 17-June 21, 2024

Cost: $400 (includes transportation)

Registration begins April 1, 2024 — link to register will be available then.


4-H Pioneer Camp

Campers will stay in a rustic setting and participate in kayaking, shooting sports, survival skills, creek stomping, axe throwing, campfire cooking, outdoor fun and adventure! There will also be an off-site field trip fishing or swimming in the Collins River and experience a giant waterslide!

7th – 9th grades

Where: Camp Woodlee in Warren County, TN

Dates: July 2- July 5, 2024

Cost: $185 (does not include transportation)

No refunds after 2 weeks before camp begins.


4-H Electric Camp

4-H Electric Camp is a fun-filled, rewarding adventure in electricity. At camp, you will learn what electricity is and how it works. You will work with electrical specialists from across the state in learning centers. Each learning center will consist of hands-on activities so that you can learn by doing. You will also have the chance to meet other 4-H’ers from across Tennessee and explore careers in energy, electricity and basic sciences. Each camper will receive a certificate, a T-shirt and items that you have made at camp. It’s really an electrifying experience!

Middle Tennessee Electric will be providing scholarships to attend Electric Camp–email melissa@utk.edu for an application!!! DEADLINE MAY 10 !!

Dates: June 25-28, 2024

Where: UT Knoxville

Cost: $325 (transportation included)

Grades: 6th – 8th

No refunds after 2 weeks before camp begins


4-H Culinary Camp

Students will learn basic cooking skills and try new recipes. Due to the popularity of the camp, we are only able to take 2 campers from Rutherford County, so we will have an essay contest. If your child wants to attend, please have them write a short one page essay:

Where: Tennessee Tech University

6th – 8th grades​

Dates: July 9 – July 11, 2024

Cost:  $150 (does not include transportation)

No refunds after 2 weeks before camp begins​.


4-H FCS Behind the Scenes Camp

This years theme is Influenced by Design–Interior and Fashion Design. This camp will include fashion design tours and hands on activities. Due to the popularity of this camp, we can only take a few campers from Rutherford County, so we will have an essay contest. If you want to attend, please write a short one page essay: Essay Criteria

9th – 12th grades

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Cost: $350 (includes transportation)

No refunds after 2 weeks before camp begins​


4-H Target Smart Camp

4-H Target Smart Camp develops firearms safety, responsibility and life skills. Campers do not need shooting experience prior to attending camp.  Discipline areas include: rifle, archery, shotgun and hunting/outdoor skills.

Registration and more information: Click Here

5th – 9th grades

When: May 27-May 31, 2024

Where: Clyde York 4-H Center in Crossville

Cost: $360.00 (does not include transportation)

No refunds after May 15th


Junior High Academic Conference

As a participant, you will be involved in educational programming on the campus of UT in Knoxville and receive hands-on training in project areas under supervision of university scientists and specialists. The conference will provide a variety of rewarding and fun-filled experiences including classroom, outdoor, and laboratory settings!

6th – 8th grades — visit https://4h.tennessee.edu/academic-conference/ for more information on who can attend.

When: June 11-June 14

Where: UT Knoxville

Cost: $100

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