2024 Howard County Residential Camp

We are very happy to announce we will be holding Howard County 4-H Residential Camp June 16-22, 2024 at Western Maryland 4-H Education Camping Center.

Residential Camp is a one-week program, located in beautiful Garrett County Maryland, at the 1,100 acre Western Maryland 4-H Education Center.  Our program and facilities is ACA accredited camp.   We will hold camp in 2024 from Sunday, June 16 - Saturday, June 22.  All youth, ages eight (as of January 1, 2024) through 14, are welcome to apply. Camper fee is $600.00 for the week.

Camper activities include arts and crafts, canoeing, swimming, hiking, archery, sports, ropes course, riflery, campfires, and talent show, all in a natural outdoor setting.  Parents and campers are required to attend the upcoming orientation being held in Thursday May 23, 2024 at the Howard County Fairgrounds.      Registration forms are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.  Please keep in mind 4-H members will received preferred status prior until Monday, April 15.  After that date, it will be open to all youth (ages 8-14) and placement will continue until spaces are filled.  TRY NOT TO WAIT UNTIL THE DEADLINE; SPACE GOES FAST!

Need-based scholarships are available for those who qualify. For more information, please contact Chris Rein at 410-313-1915 or by email at Crein@umd.edu.