Summer Camp Schedule & Dates

To explore the camp sessions offered this year, download the updated 2021 summer camp brochure or browse the 4-H Summer Camp session directory below.


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LIT

Leaders in Training - Become a Jr. Counselor!

Overnight Camp

Our Leaders In Training (LIT) program is specifically designed for all youth wanting to advance their leadership abilities. Teen campers will have the opportunity to build skills in communication, problem-solving, teamwork, decision making, planning, conflict resolution and youth supervision. Through our leadership experience, young adults will gain confidence and further personal growth while enjoying the high ropes course, 400-foot long zipline, archery, canoeing, and a variety of other camp activities! After completion of the “Leaders in Training” program, successful candidates have the option to volunteer at camp as a Jr. Camp Counselor, the first step in our staff development process. Our LIT program can be applied to community service and volunteer hour requirements. *If interested, Jr. Counselors will have the opportunity to preference specific weeks throughout the summer that they are able to volunteer.

**Program Assistantis the middle level of our staff development program. PA’s must be 17 years old or 16 years old with prior 4-H Camp experience. PA’s must complete an application and interview process - if selected they must commit to at least 3 weeks (non-consecutive) of camp. They will be given more responsibility and leadership opportunities throughout the summer and serve as a role model for the Jr. Counselor program. Visit the summer jobs webpage for more information and online application for Program Assistant opportunities.

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 3:00pm to Friday, June 4, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
14
15
16
17
18
Fee: 
$150

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Eat. Sleep. Camp. Repeat!

Overnight Camp

Say goodbye to homework and hello to some summer fun! If you’re new to camp OR just looking to try a variety of camp activities, then this is the week for you! Experience everything 4-H camp has to offer! Be bold on the zipline OR high ropes course! Round out the week with canoeing and archery! We will literally EAT (s’mores), SLEEP (in cabins), CAMP (mud ga-ga, campfire songs, and more!) And then REPEAT the camp fun all week long! Get ready for a week of being goofy, getting your hands dirty, making memories, and having SO MUCH FUN!

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 3:00pm to Friday, June 4, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Fee: 
$375

SRC2

4-H Camp Messtival

Overnight Camp

You may have heard of a festival, but 4-H Camp is going to taking it to the next level! Our festival is a MESSTIVAL! Grab your buddy and be ready to get MUDDY! Make sure to pack your old clothes for this camp because the week is all about getting messy! Dip, dive, and dodge your way through a camp-wide color run! Battle it out in our massive MUD ga-ga pit AND slip down our famous waterslide! But don’t clean up quite yet: our evenings will include BARBARIAN style dinner and an EXTREME game of capture the flag! End the nights with gooey s’mores, campfire shenanigans, and more!

Transportation is available for an additional $70 with pick-up and drop-off locations at Raising Nebraska in Grand Island and UNL East Campus in Lincoln. Transportation is dependant on the number of sign-ups and may be canceled if numbers are low.

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, June 6, 2021 - 3:00pm to Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Fee: 
$480

TRIP1

Calamus Camping Trip 1

Overnight Camp

Make waves on this fantastic trip! Enjoy some fun in the sun as we head over to the Calamus Reservoir! Be ready to get sandy and enjoy the sun this week! We’ll spend our days on the beach - swimming, paddle boarding, and building sandcastles! Enjoy an evening of capture the flag and authentic campfire cooking (we heard Corncob is an amazing campfire chef!) We’ll also enjoy gooey s’mores and sleeping in tents! But the fun doesn’t stop there: travel back to 4-H camp and challenge yourself on our 400-foot zipline! Keep cool on this Nebraska Adventure – Calamus style!

*Note – Session 1 is 5 days and 4 nights. Session 2 is 4 days and 3 nights.*

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, June 13, 2021 - 3:00pm to Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
Fee: 
$490

SRC3

Expect the Unexpected!

Overnight Camp

Who doesn’t love the excitement of surprises?! Anything can happen at this camp - so be prepared to “Expect the Unexpected!” Do you seek adventure, suspense, and thrills?! We’ll let you in on a couple of this week’s secrets! Enjoy conquering your fears on the zipline and high ropes course then test your critical thinking skills in a mystery escape room (4-H Camp style)! You might get to shoot some arrows, go for a canoe ride, or learn a new magic trick! One thing is for sure – our counselors will be full of quirky surprises this week! Join us for a magical mystery adventure!

Transportation is available for an additional $70 with pick-up and drop-off locations at Raising Nebraska in Grand Island and UNL East Campus in Lincoln. Transportation is dependant on the number of sign-ups and may be canceled if numbers are low.

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, June 20, 2021 - 3:00pm to Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Fee: 
$480

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Calamus Camping Trip 2

Overnight Camp

Make waves on this fantastic trip! Enjoy some fun in the sun as we head over to the Calamus Reservoir! Be ready to get sandy and enjoy the sun this week! We’ll spend our days on the beach - swimming, paddle boarding, and building sandcastles! Enjoy an evening of capture the flag and authentic campfire cooking (we heard Corncob is an amazing campfire chef!) We’ll also enjoy gooey s’mores and sleeping in tents! But the fun doesn’t stop there: travel back to 4-H camp and challenge yourself on our 400-foot zipline! Keep cool on this Nebraska Adventure – Calamus style!

*Note – Session 1 is 5 days and 4 nights. Session 2 is 4 days and 3 nights.*

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, June 27, 2021 - 3:00pm to Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
Fee: 
$385

SRC4

Thrills, Chills, and Adventure

Overnight Camp

Calling all thrill-seekers!! Are the high ropes course and 400-foot zip line your favorite parts of camp? If so, then this is the camp for you! We will be bold and adventurous this week while conquering new heights on our TRUST course! All this climbing might make us sweaty, so let’s not forget about the CHILLS! We will cool off by canoeing down the Middle Loup River and soaring down the waterslide! In the evening, we’ll test our camp knowledge with an EXTREME scavenger hunt and of course campfires and lots of thrilling fun!

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, June 27, 2021 - 3:00pm to Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Fee: 
$375

SRC5

Wet, Wild, and Wacky!

Overnight Camp

Beat the summer heat and get silly with us at Wet, Wild & Wacky! We’ll be making waves while tubing down the Middle Loup River! Spend our days speeding down the waterslide and getting muddy in our famous ga-ga pit! Dive into more fun with canoeing and an early morning polar plunge! Dry off while soaring through the forest on our 400-foot long zipline! The shenanigans continue as we put on a wacky skit night with our counselors and sing silly songs around the campfire! This week is sure to be a crazy-amazing, totally-awesome, aquatic adventure!

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - 3:00pm to Friday, July 9, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Fee: 
$375

SRC6

Sandhills Sampler: '90s Throwback!

Overnight Camp

MMMbop!....Let’s head back in time to the ’90s and enjoy tons of exciting camp activities! Pack your 90’s gear and spend your summer sampling a variety of 90’s songs, games, and snacks! Perfect your bull’s eye on the archery range, then show off your crafty side by making some amazing tie-dye! But that’s not all - enjoy camp traditions such as ziplining through the forest, capture the flag, mud gau-gau, and campfire songs! Maybe you will be saying “baby, one more time to our waterslide!” Get ready for a week of flannel, fanny packs, overalls, and more! You definitely won’t want to say “BYE BYE BYE” to this camp!

Transportation is available for an additional $70 with pick-up and drop-off locations at Raising Nebraska in Grand Island and UNL East Campus in Lincoln. Transportation is dependant on the number of sign-ups and may be canceled if numbers are low.

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, July 11, 2021 - 3:00pm to Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Fee: 
$375

SRC7

Rustic River Expedition

Overnight Camp

Are you ready for a real, rustic camping experience? Then this “in-tents” camp is for you! Grab your sunscreen and join us for an ADVENTURE down the Middle Loup River! Experience everything camping outdoors has to offer as we canoe down the river, sleep in tents, and cook our food over the fire! Back at 4-H camp we will soar through the trees on the zipline, shoot a perfect bull’s eye on the archery range, and conquer our fears on the TRUST course! Don’t forget the campfire songs and s’mores! It’s time to catch some rays and make new friends on this amazing river adventure!

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, July 18, 2021 - 3:00pm to Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Fee: 
$480

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Kravin' Waves

Overnight Camp

Slide into the tastiest camp yet! This week campers will enjoy a perfect combo of cooking, eating, swimming, and sliding! We will embark on a fun-filled trip to Grand Island and begin the excitement at Raising Nebraska. With advice from food experts and state of the art culinary facilities, we will all become master chefs in no time! Show off your skills in our famous camp cooking challenge and then enjoy a sleepover under the giant indoor pivot! Before heading back to camp we will spend a day slippin’, slidin’, and splashin’ around at Island Oasis Waterpark! Not only will you expand your cooking and waterslide skills, but you’ll also become a pro in all things camp. We will conquer the 400-foot long zipline, mud ga-ga, and more!

Transportation is available for an additional $70 with pick-up and drop-off locations at Raising Nebraska in Grand Island and UNL East Campus in Lincoln. Transportation is dependant on the number of sign-ups and may be canceled if numbers are low.

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 3:00pm to Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Fee: 
$490

SRC9

Camp Olympics - International Celebration

Overnight Camp

Show your camp spirit this week as we enjoy friendly camp competitions with an international twist! Join us for exciting themed evenings and meals as we learn about different countries, cultures, and traditions! Get your counselors to join you for capture the flag or a quirky canoe race! Extra points for good sportsmanship! Spend some time zooming down the zipline and perfecting that bullseye shot on the archery range! Battle it out in the ga-ga pit and splash around in the river! Which team will get the muddiest?! We’ll end our week with crazy campfire songs AND a camp-wide COLOR RUN!

Transportation is available for an additional $70 with pick-up and drop-off locations at Raising Nebraska in Grand Island and UNL East Campus in Lincoln. Transportation is dependant on the number of sign-ups and may be canceled if numbers are low.

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, August 1, 2021 - 3:00pm to Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Fee: 
$480

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Slide Out of Summer

Overnight Camp

Do you have the back to school blues?! Join us for one last hoorah before summer ends! Make waves at this camp as we venture to Island Oasis Waterpark in Grand Island! Beat the heat while slippin’, slidin’ and loungin’ in the lazy river! Dry off back at camp as we soar down the 400-foot zipline and battle it out in an EXTREME game of capture the flag! Let your summer linger with campfire songs, s’mores, and new friends!

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, August 8, 2021 - 3:00pm to Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 3:00pm
Ages: 
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Fee: 
$385

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