Summer Camp Schedule & Dates

To explore the camp sessions offered this year, download the 2020 summer camp brochure or browse the 4-H Summer Camp session directory below.


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Summer Fun 1

Discovery Residential Camp (ages 11-15)

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 camp has to offer! Be bold on the zipline OR high ropes course! Round out the week with canoeing, archery, 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!

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 4:00pm to Friday, May 29, 2020 - 3:00pm
Fee: 
$370

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Splash Bash

Discovery Residential Camp (ages 11-15)

Beat the summer heat by joining us at Splash Blash! We’ll be making waves while tubing down the Middle Loup River! Let’s spend our days speeding down the waterslide and getting muddy in our famous gau-gau pit! Dive into more fun with canoeing, an early morning polar plunge AND a giant water party - don’t forget to splash your counselors! Dry off while soaring through the forest on our 400 foot long zipline and singing silly songs around the campfire! This week is sure to be an amazing, aquatic adventure!

Transportation is available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna, NE and Raising Nebraska in Grand Island, NE for an additional $65.00 fee.

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 4:00pm to Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 3:00pm
Fee: 
$460

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Loop the Loup River Journey

Discovery Residential Camp (ages 11-15)

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, June 7, 2020 - 4:00pm to Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 3:00pm
Fee: 
$460

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Black Hills Expedition

Discovery Residential Camp (ages 11-15)

Spread your wings and expand your surroundings on this one of a kind trip experience to the Black Hills of South Dakota! On our trip we will go underground at Wind Cave National Park, hike beautiful Sylvan Lake, take to the treetops at the Tramway Adventure Park, and learn about Native American history at the Crazy Horse Memorial where you will get up close to the monument! This trip camp will be one for your scrapbooks!

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 10:00am to Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 6:30pm
Fee: 
$525

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Gettin' Messy!

Discovery Residential Camp (ages 11-15)

Grab your buddy and be ready to get MUDDY! Make sure to pack your old clothes for this camp because 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 gau-gau pit AND slip down our famous waterslide! 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 shenanigans and more!

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 3:00pm
Fee: 
$460

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Girls Rock!

Discovery Residential Camp (ages 11-15)

(All Genders Welcome!)

Grab your girls and get ready for a FABULOUS week at camp! Hair, nails, lipstick, blush… join us for a summer camp fashion show and photo shoot! But, that’s not all - experience more summer camp traditions in style! Climb high through the ropes course without breaking a nail! Grab the hairspray and fly through the forest on our 400-foot zipline! Spend some more quality time with the gals while tubing down the Middle Loup River - don’t forget the sunscreen! End the week with a slumber party in the lodge - complete with popcorn, stargazing and an outdoor movie!

Transportation is available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna, NE and Raising Nebraska in Grand Island, NE for an additional $65.00 fee.

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 4:00pm to Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:00pm
Fee: 
$460

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All Boys Bash

Discovery Residential Camp (ages 11-15)

(All Genders Welcome!)

Bring your buddies for a week of FUN in the SUN! Get sandy while tubing down the Middle Loup River! Test your skills on the archery and rifle range and enjoy a messy afternoon of canoeing, fishing, mud gau-gau and our famous waterslide! Get LOUD during our campfire competitions, crazy camp songs and gooey s’mores! Look for shooting stars as we enjoy an outdoor movie and popcorn! What’s more fun than a summer camp boy bash?!

Transportation is available from the Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center in Gretna, NE and Raising Nebraska in Grand Island, NE for an additional $65.00 fee.

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 4:00pm to Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:00pm
Fee: 
$460

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Nebraska Adventures: Kravin' Waves

Discovery Residential Camp (ages 11-15)

NEW THIS SUMMER! 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 Water Park! 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 gau-gau and more!

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 4:00pm to Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 3:00pm
Fee: 
$480

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Sandhills Sampler: 90's Throwback!

Discovery Residential Camp (ages 11-15)

MMMbop!... Let’s head back in time to the 90’s 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! Say “baby one more time” to our giant waterslide and 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!

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 4:00pm to Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 3:00pm
Fee: 
$370

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Nebraska Adventures: Camping the Calumus

Discovery Residential Camp (ages 11-15)

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!

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, July 19, 2020 - 4:00pm to Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 3:00pm
Fee: 
$460

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State Camp Color Clash '20

Discovery Residential Camp (ages 11-15)

Pack your Red, Blue, Green, and Yellow and be ready for a week of campy competitions! It’s time for COLOR CLASH 2020! Enjoy daily themes, camp spirit and so much more! Will your team win 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 gau-gau 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!

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Nebraska State 4-H Camp, Halsey
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Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 4:00pm to Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 3:00pm
Fee: 
$460

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Slide Out of Summer

Discovery Residential Camp (ages 11-15)

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 Water Park 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 2, 2020 - 4:00pm to Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 3:00pm
Fee: 
$460

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For questions about Nebraska State 4-H Camp, please contact:

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COORDINATOR: Katie Zabel
EMAIL: kzabel2@unl.edu
PHONE: 402-472-2743

For questions about Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center, please contact:

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COORDINATOR: Kali Tomlinson
EMAIL: ktomlinson2@unl.edu
PHONE: 402-332-4496