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4-H Overnight Summer Camp
2020 Summer Camp - Cancelled
Unfortunately, the 2020 4-H Summer Camp has been cancelled. To protect the health and well-being of 4-H campers and the general public, in-person Virginia 4-H summer camps, both residential and day, are cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Anyone who made a deposit or payment will receive a full refund. Campers and their families will be notified as we finalize the process.
Join the Fun
Camp is an opportunity to make new friends, learn and have fun in a safe environment. Each day will be a new adventure! Along the way learn a few survival skills like fishing and outdoor cooking. And for evening fun there's a pool party, and of course, singing around the campfire. Campers select their own classes, including archery, canoeing, swimming, air rifle, crafts, fishing, outdoor cooking and more! Don't let your child miss out on the fun and lasting memories! Download, complete and mail the application, with registration fee to us for an exciting week for your child(ren) to be with and meet new friends.
Who's Coming to Camp?
Campers have the opportunity to interact with others in a structured but fun setting, creating a lifetime of memories. Teens are at camp to learn, supervise, teach and have fun. Adults, some with children, some without, volunteer their time and talent to ensure your child has a fun and safe adventure. Plus, the resident camp staff includes instructors, medical personnel, lifeguards, maintenance, food service, office support, program coordinator and a director. Last but not least, the 4-H Agent is joining the fun.
Remember... Camp is not a spectator sport!
Old Enough? Too Old?
Junior Camp is open to all youth 9-13 (at least 9 years old by September 30, 2020). Youth who are age 13 and will not turn 14 prior to camp week may enroll as a camper.
Price: To be determined
Camp fee covers lodging, meals, activities, transportation, programs and camp t-shirt. Details, including bus schedule will be included in the camp newsletter. Slots filled on a first come, first served basis.
Before You Decide
If your child has not spent several nights away from you or home, Camp is not the place to start. Be sure you and your child are ready for the separation. Also, Camp is a communal living situation, consider your child’s need for privacy, and ability to share and be responsible for his/her own possessions.
Airfield 4-H Educational Center
The Airfield 4-H Educational Center is located on the banks of beautiful Airfield Lake in Sussex County, near Wakefield, Virginia. The 4-H Center is accredited by the American Camping Association and staffed with highly qualified collegiate staff and adult/teen volunteers. Facilities include air conditioned cabins and lodges, Olympic size swimming pool, a health clinic, archery, rifle and shotgun range, amphitheater, basketball and volleyball courts, low ropes course, and dining hall. Airfield 4-H Camp maintains a rustic, country atmosphere.
Read Materials: Registered campers will receive a packet in early summer with a newsletter, details, medical forms, helpful hints and the inevitable paperwork.
For Additional Information Contact
Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in any of these activities, please contact the Chesapeake Extension Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension at 757-382-6348 during business hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at least 30 working days prior to camp to discuss accommodations.