2023 Howard County Residential and Day Camp
We are very happy to announce we will be holding Howard County 4-H Residential Camp June 18-24, 2023 at Western Maryland 4-H Education Camping Center and a Day Camp July 10-14, 2023 at Howard County Fairgrounds.
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 2023 from Sunday, June 18 - Saturday, June 24. All youth, ages eight (as of January 1, 2023) through 14, are welcome to apply. Camper fee is $600.00 for the week.
Please note due to several price increases with the camping center and natural inflation the price of camp had to be adjusted, however the fees do include transportation to and from camp and room and board for 6 nights. 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 25, 2023 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 17. 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!
We will hold Day camp in 2023 at the Howard County Fairgrounds from Monday, July 10 - Friday, July 14. All youth, ages seven (as of January 1, 2023) through 14, are welcome to apply. Camper fee is $300.00 for the week. Parents and campers are required to attend the upcoming orientation being held virtually on Thursday June 8, 2023 at 7p.m.
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.