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The Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center is

North Carolina 4-H’s premier camping institution in the state, serving over 7,000 young people every year. Nestled on nearly 200 acres of forests, lakes, streams, and fields in the North Carolina Piedmont, the Center is proud to provide research-based educational experiences that help develop and promote the life skills necessary for youth to become productive members of society.

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official blog updates

NC 4-H Camps 2019 Year in Review

2019 Year in Review This infographic details the outstanding accomplishments of our 4-H Camping system in 2019. Three 4-H Camps – Betsy-Jeff...

Outstanding Volunteers Help BJP Recover from Storm Damage

Outstanding Volunteers Help BJP Recover from Storm Damage

A version of this article is available from author Ann Fish, reporter with the Greensboro News and Record. Learn more about the capital campaign...

Tips for First-time Parents

Tips for First-time Parents

Yikes! Sending your child or children to overnight camp for the very first time can be a scary proposition, especially for parents. If you’re like...

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Contact Us

For all inquiries related to Summer Camp, please contact Summer Camp Director Caleb Cochran at


For all inquiries related to Education Programs and school field trips, please contact Education Director Kyle Shillinglaw at


For all other inquiries, please contact Center Director Stacy Burns at


Staff can be reached for inquiries by phone at 336-349-9445
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