June 14-17, 2022 (Tuesday - Friday)
All youth, ages 8 and in 3rd grade through 13 (as of 1/1/22), are invited to attend Franklin County 4-H Camp. Campers will have fun meeting other youth while participating in a variety of camp activities like canoeing, bottle rockets, creeking, nature exploration, swimming, hiking, team challenges, a climbing wall, campfires, crafts, and so much more! With current health and safety modifications, space is limited.
- 4-H Member Priority Registration - March 15 - April 15 (or until camp is full)
- Open Registration - April 15 - May 15 (or until camp is full)
- See the registration link below.
Financial Aid Available
Through designated funds from the Franklin County 4-H Council, several one-time partial camp scholarships (camperships) are available for youth to attend Franklin County 4-H Camp. 4-H members from low socio-economic homes, one-parent families, and large families with multiple children wishing to attend camp are given priority consideration in the selection process. If you are interested in applying for one of these camperships to attend Franklin County 4-H Camp at a reduced cost, fill out this application by May 1. The cost for attending 4-H Camp will be $210.00 for the four days and three nights, June 14-17. The number of camperships varies depending on the need, funds available, and the number of requests. Camp registrations are due May 15. If awarded camperships go unused for the current year, you will forfeit your campership.
4-H Camp Ohio
4-H Camp Ohio is an accredited camp by the American Camp Association. Its beautiful 544 acres is located in St. Louisville, Ohio, approximately 40 miles northeast of Columbus. (Parents/guardians are responsible for transportation to and from camp.)
Campers will stay in one of 18 rustic cabins with 6-8 campers and at least two camp counselors. The cabins are only a short distance from up-to-date restrooms with showers and flush toilets. Boys’ and girls’ cabins and restrooms are located at separate ends of camp. are assigned to cabins by age. may request one or two friends as cabin buddies, or a specific camp counselor. A modern kitchen and central dining hall provide family-style meals. A large, open-air lodge and modern Olympic-size swimming pool provide places for a wide variety of recreational activities. Other facilities include the Nature Center, Craft Hall, Camp Store, Log Cabin, Campfire Circle, Inspirational Site, Team Challenge Course, Sports Field, and the Leadership Hall, a 4,800 square foot air-conditioned building that can be utilized for many of our programs in the event of extremely hot or rainy weather.
Camp Staff & Counselors
Assuring the health and safety of each camper is our first priority. All activities are supervised by trained counselors and/or adult staff. Camp Counselors participate in an extensive application and training process. These caring individuals know how to provide your child with safe, educational, and fun activities throughout their stay at camp.
Campers are covered by a supplemental health and safety policy while involved in camp programs. The camp nurse, who is on duty and at camp 24 hours a day, is responsible for distributing all prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Serious injuries or illnesses will be handled through Licking Memorial Hospital or Knox Community Hospital.
An Average Day at 4-H Camp
8:00 am Breakfast
8:45 am Flag Ceremony
9:00 am Session 1
10:00 am Session 2
11:00 am Session 3
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Session 4
2:30 pm Session 5
3:30 pm Session 6
4:30 pm Free Time
5:30 pm Dinner
6:45 pm Flag Ceremony
7:00 pm Evening Recreation
8:30 pm Campfire
9:30 pm Cabin/Shower Time
10:00 pm Lights Out
Due to high demand, our 4-H members can register early to have the first opportunity at reserving a bunk.
- 4-H Member Priority Registration
- Open Registration
REGISTRATION NOT OPEN
2022 Camper Resources
- Camper Letter
- Camper Health Form (Complete by Sunday, June 5)
- Camp Ohio Rules
- Restricted Release Form (optional)
- Packing for Prevention Notice
Directions to 4-H Camp Ohio