Thursday, May 16, 2013

2013 4-H Camp

 2012 4-H Camp Photo

You have all been anxiously awaiting it, and now it is here! The 2013 Marquette County 4-H Summer Camp will be held July 9-11 at Clear Lake Education Center, located in the Hiawatha National Forest. Campers (ages 9-13) will enjoy participating in a variety of fun, hands-on educational activities while at camp, including a high ropes challenge, nature exploration, swimming, astronomy, arts and crafts, drama, and lots of group activities. Youth do not have to be a current 4-H member to attend camp.

Older youth (ages 14 and up) are needed to serve as Junior Counselors. Youth serving in these positions will provide leadership (along with an Adult Counselor) to a cabin of younger campers. We are asking Junior Counselors to attend a Counselor Training at Moosewood Education Center the day before Camp begins (July 8th at 9:00 am). Adult volunteers are needed to serve as Counselors. Adults serving in these roles must complete the MSU Extension Volunteer Selection Process before they are accepted as volunteers. Adult Counselors provide leadership for a cabin of campers and youth counselors.

The Early Bird cost of 4-H Camp is $55 per youth already enrolled in 4-H ($65 for youth not yet enrolled in 4-H) and includes everything campers will need; daily meals, snacks, lodging, all program supplies, crafts, and instruction. This price goes up after June 8th to $70 for 4-H members and $80 for youth not yet enrolled. Youth and adult counselors attend camp at no cost.

Space at camp is limited. Registration will be completed in the order that applications and payment are received by the Marquette County 4-H Council. The final day to register a camper (space permitting) is June 28, 2013. Junior and Adult Counselor applications must be submitted to the MSU Extension office no later than June 14, 2013.

For questions or more information, please contact the MSU Extension office, located at 184 US Hwy 41 East in Negaunee. Call 906.475.5731 or email

Camper, Junior Counselor, and Adult Counselor forms are available at the Marquette County MSU Extension office, from your club leader, or can be downloaded here:

****Please make all CHECKS out to Marquette County 4-H Council****


Thanks to the support of Powell Township School and the Marquette County 4-H Council, we are able to offer transportation to and from camp this year:


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