Residential Summer Camp

horse back riding camp

2018 Open Enrollment Dates for Residential Summer Camp

June 17th – June 22nd    Ages: 8-12

July 8th – July 13th           Ages: 8-12

July 15th – July 20th        Ages: 8-14

July 22nd – July 27th       Ages 12-14


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Click here to see county camping schedule 2018.

Beginning with a ‘Welcome to Camp’ opening ceremony on Sunday, and concluding with an awards ceremony on Friday, our six-day residential summer camp program here at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center in NC sends campers home with team building skills, outdoor living skills, and a camp family!

10 Activities We Offer at Our Residential Summer Camp

  1. Archery
  2. Arts & craft
  3. Campfires
  4. Cooking
  5. High ropes
  6. Horseback riding
  7. Nature exploration
  8. River canoeing
  9. Rock climbing
  10. Swimming

Campers are put into co-ed activity groups according to age and request, and activity groups stay together throughout the day, participating in various camp activities and sharing meal times. Here at the Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center we provide all campers with the specialized equipment needed to camp out, canoe, climb, explore the environment, negotiate the ropes course, and ride horseback.

Facilities & Food

Campers sleep in modern, two story cabins with single-sex living quarters, multiple indoor showers, and restroom facilities. Each cabin houses up to 26 participants with at three counselors per cabin to provide steady and safe supervision. Campers are required to bring their own sleeping bags or bed linens, as well as clothing and toiletries. As for food, nutritious, balanced menus are served family-style; three times a day. Snacks and juice are served mid-mornings and evenings. And the camp store is also open in the afternoons for ice cream, soft drinks, snacks, and souvenirs. All residential campers receive a free camp t-shirt and a camp store card.

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