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2024 4-H Camp Opportunities

Please click to find below: 

Camp Counselor Cloverbud Camp Junior Day Camp
Kelleys Island Camp Camp Scholarships  Camp Registration 
Leadership Lock-In  Home Ec School Camp Forms 


Camp Counselor 

2024 Camp Counselor Application- Due Dec 1st, 2023

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The 4-H Camp Counselors are a group of 4-H teens selected to assist in being responsible for campers ages 9-13 during 4-H camp. As a result of participation, counselors will develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and aspirations needed for adult success, and the Medina County 4-H program will be strengthened and expanded. Roles and Responsibilities of 4-H Camp Counselors include:

  • Attend required training prior to camp
  • Market and promote camp
  • Serve in a leadership and teaching role to other counselors
  • Serve on committees or other groups to plan programs at camp
  • Conduct yourself in an appropriate manner before, during, and after camp while serving as a role model to campers and peers
  • Assist staff and other counselors with camp activities; work as a team to implement the activities
  • Know and understand all safety guidelines, including emergency procedures, associated with the camp and program areas
  • Follow and enforce camp rules
  • Assure for safety of campers at all times including in cabins, sessions, and large group activities
  • Be aware of child protection regulations and report any child abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect in accordance with university policy
  • Identify and respond to camper behavior issues
  • Ensure campers’ health and hygiene, e.g., brushing teeth, eating meals, taking medication, etc.
  • Promote camper participation during camp
  • Lead and supervise campers in activities at camp including but not limited to songs, teambuilding challenges, group activities, challenges, etc.
  • Teach and lead campers at workshops or during other components at camp (table setting, song leading, etc.)
  • Mentor and give guidance to campers to encourage positive youth development and enhancement of life skills


  • Must be in at least the 9th grade during the 2023-2024 school year and 14 years old by June 1 to serve as a Kelleys Island Camp Counselor.  
  • Must be in at least the 8th grade during the 2023-2024 school year or 13 years old by June 1 to serve as a Cloverbud, Day Camp Counselor, or a Kelleys Island CIT.
  • Must be able to get transportation to meetings and events as needed.
  • Must complete a minimum of 24 hours of training.
  • Must complete Child Abuse Awareness training.
  • Must Sign Standards of Behaviors, complete the Code of Conduct form, and have a current Ohio 4-H Health History form on file.
  • If the individual is 18+ year old at least two months prior to camp, the individual must have their background check conducted.


Cloverbud Day Camp: June 11th- 13th

  Location: Medina County Fairgrounds, 9am-3pm

   Cost: $55.00

  Ages: 5-9 years old

Junior Day Camp: June 18th-20th 

  Location: TBD

  Cost: TBD

  Ages: 9-13 years old or in the 8th grade 

Kelleys Island Camp: June 25th -28th

  Location: Erie County 4-H camp on Kelleys Island, (Overnight)

  Cost: $250.00

  Ages: 9-13 years old or in the 8th grade

Camp Scholarship 

                                        4-H Camp Registration

                                  Registration Opens April 14th and closes May 15th


Camp Forms 

Required for ALL Camps- deadline May 15, 2023

OH 4-H Health Form

OH 4-H Code of Conduct 


Other County/State Camp Style Opportunities: 

- Leadership Lock-In 

- Home Ec School