Camps at the Oregon 4-H Center

Linn-Benton-Lincoln-Tillamook  Camp, June 26 – July 1, 2016 For youth from all counties who have completed 4th - 8th grade. Rustic and comfortable lodging at the 320 acre 4-H Center, and excellent meals and facilities. Recreation includes swimming, archery, adventure swing, canoeing, crafts and more. Educational hands-on classes, with natural resources focus. Cost: $235. Scholarships may be available through your county OSU Extension office. Registration materials are at: Contact:  Robin Galloway 541-967-3871.

4-H Wild West Camp
Two options for 4-H Wild West CAMP in 2017:
      5 night Camp  July 10-15, 2017 - Cost is $275
      4 night Camp  August 15-19, 20176 - Cost is $230

Online Registration (opens March 20 for all Wild West Camps)

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The 4-H Wild West Camp is held at the Oregon 4-H Center just 7 miles northwest of Salem.   It is open to all youth completing grades 4-7 (need not be a 4-H member).  This overnight camp is designed to give youth hands-on outdoor experiences like hiking, riding horses, canoeing, fishing, archery, swimming, natural science, digital photography, crafts, and more.  Campers are placed with trained high school age 4-H counselors and supervised by 4-H youth development staff.  Youth participate in traditional campfire activities with songs, skits, s'mores and more.

Horse Track -  Although all Wild West campers have one horse riding class, horse track campers get a class every day and stay in the bunkhouses at Horse Camp.  Campers will participate in the same free time activities, meals, and evening programs as regular Wild West Campers.  Horse Track is open to youth completing grades 6 & 7.   Cost is an additional $100.

4-H Wild West Horse Camp - August 8-11

Similar to the 4-H Horse Track, this camp is open to youth completing grades 4-7.  This is designed to be a small camp of up to 20 youth with the focus on learning more about horses.  There will be some recreational classes like Archery, Swimming, Canoeing as well.  Cost is $250.

4-H Wild West Horse DAY Camp $150
July 18-21 for youth completing grades 4-6
August 1-4 for youth completing grades 7 & 8
Can't get enough of horses? 4-H Wild West Horse Day Camp runs 9 am to 2 pm daily, Tuesday through Friday, and includes a one night stay thursday night with meals are provided.  Youth will learn skills in riding and care of horses, learning horse breeds, physchology and behavior.  Recreational activities will also be included.  Lunch is provided each day.


Clackamas County 4-H Camp, July 18 - July 23, 2016
The Clackamas County 4-H Summer Camp offers youth in grades 4-8 an overnight, week-long camping experience each July. Spend the week living in cabins, learning about the environment, creating arts and crafts, and participating in archery, fishing, canoeing, swimming, singing, campfires, field games, and much more FUN!  Summer Camp provides young people the opportunity to explore the outdoors, learn new skills, meet new friends, practice leadership skills, and teaches campers how to live cooperatively with others. Our camping program is directed by the Clackamas County 4-H Camp Committee and is held at the 4-H Youth Conference and Education Center near Salem. Campers from outside Clackamas County are welcome to attend and 4-H membership is not necessary. Cost: Early registration by June 1 - $289, after that $329. Scholarships application available upon request.
Contact: Kelly Redwine  503-655-8635

4-H Wildlife Stewards Camp, July 26-30, 2016 For Campers completing grades 3 - 6
Explore wildlife and the wonders of nature in an outdoor setting. Activities include fishing and aquatic habitats, wildlife tracking, nature crafts, bird watching, forestry, canoeing, campfires and more. Campers take new responsibilities, learn new skills and participate in a hands-on wildlife restoration project. 4-H membership not required.  $345 before June 1, $395 after June 1. Scholarships may be available through your county office and a limited number of financial need scholarships are available through 4-H Wildlife Stewards.
Contact: Maureen Hosty, 971-361-9628


4-H Diverse Middle School International Summer Camp, August 9-13, 2016

What is the 4-H International Summer Camp about? Learning about career opportunities, how to prepare and apply for college and financial aid. During this camp you will meet a diverse set of college students and professionals in the state of Oregon.  Additionally, you will have the opportunity to learn and explore careers related to natural resources, technology, engineering, health professions, nutrition, education, culture, music, and developing leadership skill. Recreational activities include but are not limited to the following: soccer, volleyball, basketball, archery, canoeing, and swimming.  Not to mention the camp is a lot of fun! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Cost? $100.00 (Scholarships of $25 and $50.00 are available)
Contact: Mario Magaña, (541) 737-0925 E-Mail:

For more information visit the the International Summer Camp page





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