Summer Camp Schedule & Dates

Summer Fun

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Say goodbye to homework and hello to some SUMMER FUN! If you’re new to camp OR just looking to try EVERY camp activity, then this is the week for you! Experience EVERYTHING camp has to offer! Fly down the zipline! Be bold on the T.R.U.S.T course! Round out the week with canoeing, archery, swimming and mud gau gau! Don’t forget the campfire songs and s’mores! Get ready for a week of being goofy, getting your hands dirty, making memories and having SO MUCH FUN!

Session Number: 
401
Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 5:00pm to Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 3:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$315
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Kool Kravings (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna for youth attending the Kool Kravings discovery camp (#402) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Gretna at 1:00 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the Kool Kravings camp session for more details.

Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, Gretna
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 1:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
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Gettin' Muddy (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Nebraska Eastern 4-H Center in Gretna for youth attending the Gettin' Muddy explorer camp (#403) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Gretna at 1:00 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the Gettin' Muddy camp session for more details.

Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, Gretna
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 1:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
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Kool Kravings (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Raising Nebraska in Grand Island for youth attending the Kool Kravings explorer camp (#402) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Grand Island around 3:15 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the Kool Kravings camp session for more details.

Other Location
Grand Island, NE
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 3:15pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
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Gettin' Muddy (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Raising Nebraska in Grand Island for youth attending the Gettin' Muddy explorer camp (#403) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Grand Island around 3:15 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the Gettin' Muddy camp session for more details.

Other Location
Grand Island, NE
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 3:15pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
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Gettin' Muddy

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Grab your buddy and be ready to get MESSY! Don’t pack your white t-shirts for this camp! This week is all about getting messy! Dip, dive and dodge your way through a muddy river stomp! Battle it out in the gau gau pit AND slip down our famous foam slide! But don’t clean up quite yet; our evenings will be filled with grass stains, war paint and an EXTREME game of capture the flag! End the nights with gooey s’mores, campfire competitions and more!

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna, NE and Raising Nebraska in Grand Island, NE for an additional $60. Transportation leaves Gretna at 1:00 PM and Grand Island around 3:15 PM.

Session Number: 
403
Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 3:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$315
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Kool Kravings

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Grab your apron and get ready for some finger lickin’ fun! With the help of our culinary specialists learn how to become a master chef! Not only will you expand your cooking skills, but also become a pro in all things camp - conquer the zipline, waterslide and more! Get the chance to show off what you’ve learned this week with our famous camp cooking challenge competition!

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna, NE and Raising Nebraska in Grand Island, NE for an additional $60. Transportation leaves Gretna at 1:00 PM and Grand Island around 3:15 PM.

Session Number: 
402
Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 3:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$315
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Nebraska Adventures - Calamus Reservoir

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

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 and our nights cooking meals around the campfire and sleeping in tents! But, the fun doesn’t stop there, travel back to 4-H camp and challenge yourself on the high ropes course and our 400 foot zipline! Rise and shine for a morning polar bear plunge down the waterslide, then get muddy in the gau gau pit! Keep cool on this Nebraska Adventure – Calamus style!

Session Number: 
405
Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
Sunday, June 16, 2019 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 3:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$390
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River Adventures (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna for youth attending the River Adventures explorer camp (#406) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Gretna at 1:00 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the River Adventures camp session for more details.

Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, Gretna
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 1:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
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Aquatic Blast! (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna for youth attending the Aquatic Blast! explorer camp (#407) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Gretna at 1:00 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the Aquatic Blast! camp session for more details.

Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, Gretna
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 1:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
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Aquatic Blast! (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Raising Nebraska in Grand Island for youth attending the Aquatic Blast! explorer camp (#407) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Grand Island around 3:15 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the Aquatic Blast! camp session for more details.

Other Location
Grand Island, NE
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 3:15pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
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River Adventures (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Raising Nebraska in Grand Island for youth attending the River Adventures explorer camp (#406) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Grand Island around 3:15 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the River Adventures camp session for more details.

Other Location
Grand Island, NE
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 3:15pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
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River Adventures

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Are you ready for a real, rustic camping experience? Then this trip is for you! Grab your sunscreen and join us for an ADVENTURE down the Middle Loup River! Experience everything camping has to offer as we canoe and kayak down the river, sleep in tents and cook our meals over the fire! We’ll end our week back at the Nebraska National Forest as we soar through the trees on the zipline, shoot a perfect bull’s eye on the archery range and conquer fears on the T.R.U.S.T 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!

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna, NE and Raising Nebraska in Grand Island, NE for an additional $60. Transportation leaves Gretna at 1:00 PM and Grand Island around 3:15 PM.

Session Number: 
406
Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 3:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$315
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Aquatic Blast!

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Beat the summer heat by joining us at Aquatic Blast this year! We’ll be making waves while tubing down the Middle Loup River! Spend your days speeding down the waterslide, splashing through the mud gau gau pit and soaring through the forest on our 400 foot long zipline! Dive into some friendly competition by challenging the 4-H staff to water relays, games and canoe races! Dry off while scaling the high ropes and singing silly songs around the campfire! This week is sure to be a wet and wild adventure!

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna, NE and Raising Nebraska in Grand Island, NE for an additional $60. Transportation leaves Gretna at 1:00 PM and Grand Island around 3:15 PM.

Session Number: 
407
Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 3:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$315
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Sandhill Summer Sampler

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Sample 3 days of exciting camp activities! Experience camp traditions such as zip-lining through the forest, capture the flag, river stomp and campfire songs! But, that’s not all! You get to choose from some of your favorite activities! Would you rather conquer your fear of heights on the ropes course? Perfect your bull’s eye shot on the archery range? Or show off your crafty side by making some amazing tie dye?! Spend your summer sampling s’mores and everything 4-H camp has to offer!

Session Number: 
408
Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 5:00pm to Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 3:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$235
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Girls Rock (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna for youth attending the Girls Rock camp (#409) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Gretna at 1:00 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the Girls Rock camp session for more details.

Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, Gretna
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 1:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
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All Boy Bash (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna for youth attending the All Boy Bash camp (#410) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Gretna at 1:00 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the All Boy Bash camp session for more details.

Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, Gretna
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 1:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
Register Now

Girls Rock (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Raising Nebraska in Grand Island for youth attending the Girls Rock camp (#409) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Grand Island around 3:15 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the Girls Rock camp session for more details.

Other Location
Grand Island, NE
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 3:15pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
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All Boy Bash (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Raising Nebraska in Grand Island for youth attending the All Boy Bash camp (#410) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Grand Island around 3:15 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the All Boy Bash camp session for more details.

Other Location
Grand Island, NE
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 3:15pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
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Girls Rock!

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Grab your girls and get ready for a FABULOUS week at camp! NO BOYS ALLOWED! Experience summer camp traditions in style! Climb high through the ropes course without breaking a nail! Grab the hairspray and fly through the forest in a ZIPLINE FASHION SHOW! Spend some more quality time with the gals while tubing down the Middle Loup River -- don’t forget the sunscreen! End the week with our famous dress-up slumber party -- complete with popcorn, stargazing and an outdoor movie!

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna, NE and Raising Nebraska in Grand Island, NE for an additional $60. Transportation leaves Gretna at 1:00 PM and Grand Island around 3:15 PM.

Session Number: 
409
Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 3:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$315
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All Boy Bash

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Boys will be boys. Bring your buddies for a week of FUN in the SUN! Get muddy with the guys while tubing down the Middle Loup River! Test your skills on the archery and rifle range. Enjoy a messy afternoon of canoe races, mud gau gau and our famous foam slide! End the week with campfire competitions, loud silly songs and gooey s’mores! What’s more fun than summer camp with the BOYS?!

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna, NE and Raising Nebraska in Grand Island, NE for an additional $60. Transportation leaves Gretna at 1:00 PM and Grand Island around 3:15 PM.

Session Number: 
410
Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 3:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$315
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Color Clash 2019 (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna for youth attending the Color Clash 2019 camp (#412) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Gretna at 1:00 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the Color Clash 2019 camp session for more details.

Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, Gretna
Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 1:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
Register Now

Color Clash 2019 (transportation only)

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Transportation options are available from the Raising Nebraska in Grand Island for youth attending the Color Clash 2019 camp (#409) at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. Transportation will leave Grand Island around 3:15 PM and is available for an additional $60. 

Please see the Color Clash 2019 camp session for more details.

Other Location
Grand Island, NE
Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 3:15pm
Standard Fee: 
$60
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Color Clash 2019

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Pack your green and white gear and be ready for a week of campy competitions! It’s time for COLOR CLASH 2019! Enjoy daily themes, camp spirit and so much more! Will your team win capture the flag or a race down the foam slide?! Extra points for good sportsmanship! Spend some time zooming down the zipline and perfecting that bull’s eye shot on the archery range! Battle it out in the gau gau pit and splash around in a river stomp! Which team will get the muddiest?! We’ll end our week with crazy campfire songs AND a camp-wide COLOR RUN!

Transportation options are available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna, NE and Raising Nebraska in Grand Island, NE for an additional $60. Transportation leaves Gretna at 1:00 PM and Grand Island around 3:15 PM.

Session Number: 
411
Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 3:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$315
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Summer Rewind <<

Explorer Residential Camp (ages 8-11)

Saving the BEST for LAST! Can’t choose a favorite summer moment?! We can’t either! Join us as we travel back in time and enjoy ALL of the BEST summer camp activities. Summer hits include: tubing down the river, MUD gau gau and slipping down our foam slide! Conquer your fear of heights on the zipline or T.R.U.S.T course! Get messy as we ditch the silverware and enjoy a barbarian style dinner! The fun doesn’t stop at dinner! Evening activities might include scavenger hunts, capture the flag or dance parties! This is sure to be THE BEST WEEK EVER!

Session Number: 
413
Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 3:00pm
Standard Fee: 
$315
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