Camps at Other Facilities

Curry County 4-H – Lobster Creek Camp, June 15-18, 2016 Located in Curry County's Lobster Creek Campground, 4-H summer camp provides youth in 3rd-5th grade the opportunity to explore the outdoors, learn new skills, make new friends, practice leadership skills and build memories to last a lifetime thru a 4 day residential camping experience. Campers participate in activities including: expressive arts, outdoor survival, archery and pellet guns, snorkeling, swimming, hiking and much more! Our camp is led by 4-H Youth Development Staff, trained volunteers and teen counselors. If you have any questions, please contact us at (541) 247-6672. Registration will be available beginning in April at our website http://extension.oregonstate.edu/curry/4-h-youth-camp

 

4-H Tri-County Camp - Gilliam, Morrow and Wheeler counties, June 16 - June 19, 2016
For youth completing grades 4 - 6
Held at Cuthsforth Park - east of Heppner, OR
Campers sleep in tents with a high school counselor, natural resource activities, outdoor activities, theme-related classes, hike, nightly campfire, last night dance.
Cost: $75 early bird registration, $85 late registration; scholarships available by local counties
Contact: Monica Mitchell-Gilliam Co., 541-384-2274, monica.mitchell@oregonstate.edu; Amy Derby-Wheeler Co.,  541-763-4115, amy.derby@oregonstate.edu; Morrow Co.541-676-9642

 

Columbia County 4-H Summer Camp, June 19 – 22, 2016 This 4 day 3 night resident camp is held at Camp Kiwanilong on the North Coast of Oregon and is open to youth who have completed 4-7th grades.  The camp is designed around a Traditional Camp experience with modern concepts. Youth participate in educational programs which can include Science and Technology, field games, archery, nature hikes, wildlife programs and canoeing. Campers also have opportunity to swim and make camp crafts. Campers and counselors participate in an organized camp fire program every evening.  
Columbia County residents have first priority to attend. Contact Columbia County Extension for more information 503-397-3462. This camp has filled up in past years, so don’t delay getting the information.

Clatsop County Summer Slumber, July 7-9, 2016. For youth who have completed 4th - 7th grade. This is an outdoor tent camping experience held at Fort Stevens State Park in Hammond, Oregon. Educational hands-on classes, swimming, canoeing, games, campfire, and more.
Cost: $55.00 for 4-H members, $60.00 for non-members
Contact:  Sandra Carlson, 503-325-8573  sandra.carlson@oregonstate.edu
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Grant – Harney 4-H Camp, July 11- July 15, 2016
For youth who have completed 4th - 6th grade.
Theme is “WILD, WILD WEST”. 4-H Camp is held at LakeCreek Camp in the beautiful Logan Valley. Activities include natural resource classes, hikes, all cabin activities, skits, campfire, singing, and much more.  Youth stay in rustic cabins with teen counselors and eat family style in the Mess Hall.  24 hour 4-H Agent supervision and EMTs/Nurse on duty.  Cost is $220.  Scholarships may be available through your county Extension Office. Contact Shana C. Withee 541.573.2506 shana.withee@oreognstate.edu or Shanna Northway 541.575.1991 shanna.northway@oregonstate.edu

 

Coos and Douglas Counties, June 21 - June 24, 2016
For youth completing grades 4 - 6
Held at Camp Myrtlewood, Bridge, OR
Three and a half fun-filled days of learning about nature, making new friends and hands-on outdoor summer activities including archery, swimming, arts and crafts, music, cooking, games and much more. We have space for 65 campers. Campers are housed in rustic wood cabins w/bunks.
Cost: TBD
For applications contact Coos or Douglas Counties:
Elissa Wells, Coos County
541-572-5263
http://extension.oregonstate.edu/coos/
Teresa Middleton, Douglas County
541-672-4461
http://extension.oregonstate.edu/douglas/

 

Jackson County 4-H – Lobster Creek Camp (August 8-12, 2016)
Located in Curry County's Lobster Creek Campground, 4-H summer camp provides youth in 4th -9th  grade the opportunity to explore the outdoors, learn new skills, make new friends, practice leadership skills and build memories to last a lifetime thru a 5 day residential camping experience. Camp for five days by a crystal clear Oregon stream with other Jackson County 4-H members. Enjoy the smell of myrtle wood trees and pines. Run across the beach, play football, or build sandcastles at the coast. Listen to the snapping of a roaring campfire or skip rocks at the water’s edge. Explore the night on a “no flashlight” hike. Our camp is led by 4-H Youth Development Staff, trained volunteers, and teen counselors. If you have any questions, please contact us at (541) 776-7371. Registration is open now with a discounted rate for registrations received prior to June 10th. contact

 

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Day Camps

Wasco County 2016 day camps

Geotastic Camp
Explore, go on scavenger hunts, geo-cache, and more! As we learn how GPS units work, we will create maps and visualizations with our discoveries.  

Date: June 22nd
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Ages: 9-14
Location:  Columbia Gorge Community College, Building 1 Cafeteria
Cost: $10.00
To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information. Download a registration form or register online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics.


Photography Camp
Take great pictures with a professional photographer and learn the amazing features of digital cameras. Learn tips for getting that perfect picture. Explore photo manipulation techniques as you turn a basic photo into a work of art. Participants are encouraged to bring their own cameras. A limited number of 4-H cameras are available for use.

Date: Wednesday, June 29
Time: 9 am -3 pm
Ages: 11-16
Location: CGCC (Columbia Gorge Community College) Building 2, Suite 2.273
Cost: $10

To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information. Download a registration form or register online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics.


The Business of Babysitting
Do you want to start earning money by babysitting and need some tools and tips? Come to this babysitting training where you will learn the business of babysitting, first aid and emergency procedures, ways to entertain children of all ages, and infant/toddler care and feeding.

Dates: Thursday, June 30
Time: 9 am-3:00 pm
Ages: 11-16
Location: CGCC (Columbia Gorge Community College), Building 1 Cafeteria
Cost: $10.00

To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information. Download a registration form or register online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics.


Aeronautics/Helicopters
Let’s go flying! We will build, design, and practice flying many forms of aerial vehicles in this fun camp. Campers will practice flight maneuvers and experience firsthand how aerial vehicles respond to flight controls. This camp focuses on foundations of flight and learning what makes vehicles fly.

Dates: Wednesday, July 6
Time: 9 am-3:00 pm
Ages: 9-14
Location: Columbia Gorge Community College, Building 1 Cafeteria
Cost: $10.00
To register:  Call 541-296-5494 for more information. Download a registration form or register online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics.


Lego Robotics
Learn the basics of the awesomeness of robotics! Design and build robots using LEGO blocks and programmable motors. Complete missions, challenges and more!

Date: Thursday, July 7th
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Ages: 9-14
Location:  Columbia Gorge Community College, Building 1 Cafeteria
Cost: $10.00

To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information. Download a registration form or register online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics.


Maker Lab
Combine art, technology, photography and household items to create unique articles to take home. Campers will combine conductive materials, LED lights, batteries, paper and their talents to create amazing one-of-a-kind projects. Make projects that glow, dance, and shine. So many projects, so much fun!    

Date: Day 1, Wednesday, July 13; Day 2, Thursday, July 14
Time: 9 am -12 pm
Ages: 9-14
Location: CGCC (Columbia Gorge Community College) Building 1, Cafeteria
Cost: $10

To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information. Download a registration form or register online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics. 


Virtual Reality
Explore virtual worlds with equipment that anyone can use. Go anywhere and see anything! We will also create our own VR content using 360 degree cameras. Participants must attend Day 1 to participate in Day 2 activities.

Dates: Day 1, Wednesday, July 20;
Day 2, Thursday, July 21
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Ages: 9-16
Location: CGCC (Columbia Gorge Community College) Building 1, Cafeteria
Cost: $10.00
 
To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information. Download a registration form or register online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics.


Hungrier Games
Work in teams to see who can be Hungrier Games victor by outsmarting your competitors in a disaster situation.  Play games and complete activities to help learn what to do in an emergency. Kids will face hurricanes, snow storms, heat waves, and maybe even a zombie in learning key survival skills.  

Date: Wednesday, July 27
Time: 9 am -3 pm
Ages: 9-14
Location: CGCC (Columbia Gorge Community College) Building 1, Cafeteria
Cost: $10

To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information. Download a registration form or register online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics.

THE DALLES SERIES CAMPS

TDMS Robotics Club
Build your dream robot. This camp includes designing, building and programming either a Lego™ Mindstorm or Tetrix™ metal robot to complete tasks and missions. We will get our robots dancing, playing soccer, and much more.
Dates: Tuesdays, June 28-July 26
Time: 9:30 am-12:00 pm
Ages: 9-14
Location: The Dalles Middle School, Room 211
Cost: $25.00 unless already enrolled in 4-H TDMS robotics program
To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information. Download a registration form or register online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics.


Android App Making & Virtual Reality
Learn the basics of app-making program and build an app each day. This camp features 4 weeks of Android App Making then 2 weeks of Virtual Reality. In the series we’ll build on concepts learned to add more features and make new apps. If you bring your own Andriod phone or tablet, you’ll be able to install your app on your device! For the last 2 weeks in Virtual Reality, we’ll explore applications and accessibility of modern virtual reality. Create your own VR content using 360 degree cameras!

Dates: Tuesdays, June 28-August 2
Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm
Ages: 9-14
Location: The Dalles Middle School, Room 211
Cost: $25.00 unless already enrolled in 4-H - TDMS Coder Club

To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information. Download a registration form or register online at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics.


MAUPIN SERIES DAY CAMPS AND FIELD TRIPS


Lego Robotics/Android App Making/Virtual Reality
First, for LEGO Robotics, we’ll design and build robots using LEGO blocks and programmable motors. Next, for Android App Making, we’ll learn the basics of the app-making program to build a simple app. No need to bring your own device! Finally, for Virtual Reality we’ll explore and create VR content!

Dates: Mondays, June 20-August 1
Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm
Ages: 9-14
Location: Maupin School
Cost: $25.00 (scholarships available)

To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information. Download a registration form or register online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics


Young Entrepreneur’s Club
Be another shark in the “Shark Tank”
Start your own business and earn your own money!                                                                                              
Develop your own exclusive product.  Create your own website. Design marketing materials. Sell your product at local fairs and markets.

Dates: Wednesdays June 20 – August 1
Time: 12:30 – 3:30
Ages: 9 – 14
Location: Maupin School
Cost: $25.00 (scholarships available)

To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information.    Download a registration form or register online at        http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics


S.T.E.A.M. Power

Join us as we explore the art and designs of science.
Each week we will dive into a different avenue of S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)
 
Classes will include: Cooking, Pottery, Sewing, Cake Decorating, Fabric Design, Photography


Dates: Thursdays June 20 – August 1
Time: 12:30 – 4:00
Ages: 9 – 14
Location: Maupin School
Cost: $25.00 (scholarships available)

To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information.  Download a registration form or register online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics


‘Geology’ Rocks Field Trips

Six weeks of field trips that explore the geology, paleontology, caves, volcanoes and landscapes of Oregon.
Field trips will include: Smith Rock, John Day Fossil Beds. Anderson Rock Farm, Newberry Volcano National Monument, Cove Palisades State Park, and Thomas Condon Paleontology Museum


Dates: Fridays June 20 – August 1
Time: 9:00 – 4:00
Ages: 9 – 14
Location: Maupin School
Cost: $10.00 per field trip (scholarships available)

To register: Call 541-296-5494 for more information.  Download a registration form or register online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/wasco/camps-and-clinics

 

Previous camps awaiting updated information

4-H Eastern Oregon Tri-County Summer Camp July 8-11, 2014  sponsored by Union, Baker and Wallowa counties. This 4-H program is for any youth who just completed 4th – 7th grades. Camp is held at the Blue Mt. 4-H Center in Union County. Activities include natural resource classes, all cabin activities, skits, campfire, swimming at the LaGrande public pool and more. Youth stay in cabins with teen counselors and eat family style in the lodge. 24 hour 4-H agent supervision and EMT’s on duty.
Contact Carole Smith, 541-963-1010 in Union County for more information. Cost is $60 for the first child in a family and $55 for each additional child in a family.

 

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