Camps and Conferences

There are many clubs and conferences 4-H members can attend. Below are a few main highlights, but for a detailed, complete list, please visit the 4-H Events and Activities page!  

Junior 4-H Camp

Each year for one week, 4th-6th grade students are eligible to attend 4-H Junior camp in Greeneville, TN.  For 2022, the price of Junior Camp is $225 for the entire week, which includes a 4-H camp t-shirt, transportation, lodging, meals, and camp activities. Camp dates are June 20-24, 2022 and the registration deadline is May 27, 2022 or until our quota is met, whichever comes first. 

Junior High 4-H Camp

Similar to Junior Camp, Junior High Camp is set up for 7th-8th graders at the Clyde Austin 4-H Center.  Camp dates are July 11-15, 2022 and cost is $345 which does not include transportation. For more information on the Greeneville Camp, please visit Clyde Austin 4-H Center!

Academic Conference

This is a great camp for only $50!  Each year for 4 days, 45 youth are selected in project areas based on an application process and a 305A form.  The top finalists based on their work in their project area are selected to attend the conference from Tuesday through Friday, taking part in various activities in their interest area, participating in a service project, and a trip to Dollywood!

Electric Camp

If you enjoy working with electricity, wiring, testing batteries, AND a trip to Dollywood, then Electric Camp is the place for you! Electric Camp is open to any 6th or 7th grade student who has not previously attended. The theme for 2022 is “31 Wonderful Years of STEM Education.” Camp dates are June 27-30, 2022 and the cost is $300. Registration deadline is May 12, 2022.

Target SMART Camp

Target SMART Camp is for any 5th-12 grade 4-Her and helps participants develop firearms safety, responsibility and life skills. It gives campers an opportunity to participate in skill competition in specific disciplines (shotgun, muzzle loader, archery and rifle). Campers must be 12 years old to participate in the shotgun discipline. 2022 Camp dates are July 11-15 and the cost is $355 (includes lodging, meals, supplies and ammunition). Target SMART camp is held in Greeneville, TN.

Fashion & Design Camp

Spend 3 days in Pigeon Forge creating new projects, learning about fashion, meeting new friends, becoming a model and having fun! The camp is open at any 6th-12th grade 4-H member. Space is limited to 4 participants per county. Cost is $100 and camp dates are May 27-29, 2020. The registration deadline is March 13, 2020.

State 4-H Congress

Designed for Senior Level I 4-Her’s (9th and 10th graders) to learn about state government first hand.  This entails a trip to Nashville to meet with their local representatives, as well as hold mock elections for officials, debate and vote on 4-H issues, and a ride on the General Jackson Show Boat.

State 4-H Roundup

A yearly event that recognizes the outstanding project work and leadership accomplishments of senior 4-H members.