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National 4-H Council

4-H camps provide unique educational opportunities that empower youth to be active in the pursuit of self-improvement in a safe, inclusive, and fun environment. 4-H camps are offered as both overnight and day experiences and provide a place to discover, learn, and grow while developing valuable leadership and citizenship skills. Each year, 10,000 Nebraska youth participate in 4-H camp programs.

Nebraska 4-H Youth Development offers a variety of day and overnight camps, which provide unique experiences that focus on life skills, including:

  • science exploration
  • leadership and citizenship skills
  • future career opportunities
  • healthy decision-making
  • natural resources education

The purpose of 4-H camps is to provide unique educational opportunities that empower youth to be active in the pursuit of self-improvement in a safe, inclusive, and fun environment. The Nebraska 4-H camps offer all youth a place to discover, learn and grow while developing valuable leadership and citizenship skills.

Youth do not need to be enrolled 4-H members to attend a 4-H camp. 

Awards & Recognition Opportunities for Camp Participants

STATEWIDE 4-H CAMP OPPORTUNITIES

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Virtual 4-H Camps

Virtual 4-H Camps offer live, virtually guided camp experiences that youth can participate in from home! Youth do not need to be a 4-H member to participate.

Virtual 4-H Camps

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Summer Camps

Nebraska 4-H summer camps provide all youth a place to discover, learn, and grow. Youth do not need to be a 4-H member to attend. We offer residential overnight camps, single day camps, and week long day camps with a variety of activities for all ages.

Summer Camps

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Self-Paced Biomedical Engineering Camp

Do you enjoy learning STEM and have an interest in learning about real-world medical problems? In this engaging hands-on self-paced camp, youth will use the engineering design process to work through Biomedical Engineering challenges. Youth will also get to experience a Biomedical Career Day.

Self-Paced Biomedical Engineering Camp

Big Red Camps

Big Red Camps are residential, career exploration academic camps hosted by the University of Nebaska–Lincoln. Youth get the opportunity to explore campus, meet faculty, and spend time investigating an interest or potential career.

Big Red Camps

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4-H Camp in a Box

Get 4-H Camp shipped to you in a Box! 4-H Camp in a Box includes everything you'll need to complete a fun, hands-on activity. Kits include lesson plans and activity guides for youth ages 8-11 and 11-14.

4-H Camp in a Box

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School Year Camps

Nebraska 4-H school year camps provide a wonderful opportunity for youth to get away from it all and spend quality time connecting with nature and the great outdoors while they have days off from school or are on school breaks.

School Year Camps

DISCOVER MORE OPPORTUNITIES

Some counties may offer additional local 4-H camp programs. To learn more about specific opportunities available in your area, please contact your local Extension office.

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