Welcome to Camp Tawasentha, Montgomery County 4-H Camp!

Camp Tawasentha, Montgomery County 4-H Camp, accredited by the American Camp Association, is located in 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 are ACA-accredited camps.


Campers can expect to participate in:

  • Arts and Crafts classes
  • STEM classes
  • Environmental Education classes
  • Cooking classes
  • Daily swimming time
  • Campfire
  • Fun challenges
  • …and so much more!

For the 2024 camping season, Montgomery County 4-H Camp is offering a five-day residential camp. 


Ages 8-13 yo

Enrolled 4-H Member - $425

Non-Enrolled - $525

Sibling Discount: 

If you have more than 1 child attending camp this year, the sibling discount is as follows: 

$50 off for the 1st sibling, (then $25 off for each additional sibling with a max of 3) 

2 children = $50 off

3 children = $75 off 

Need-based scholarships are available for those who qualify. For more information, please contact Camp Tawasentha by email at camp@montgomerycountymd4-h.org.

Registration Information

Fill out the registration

This will ask you for basic information about you and your child. PLEASE NOTE: Registrations are limited – you will be notified if you are placed on the waiting list for camp.

Enroll your child in 4-H Online

All campers must be enrolled in our 4-H Online system. When choosing a unit for your enrollment, please scroll all the way down the list to choose “X> 4-H Camping – Montgomery County”

Go to 4-H Online


You can either pay with a credit card through Eventbrite (+ service fee) OR by check to the “University of Maryland” child’s name in the memo.

All checks can be dropped off or mailed to


18410 Muncaster Rd,

Derwood, MD 20855


File necessary paperwork

All paperwork can either be emailed to the camp email at or camp@montgomerycountymd4-h.org sent/dropped off to UME 4-H at 18410 Muncaster Rd, Derwood, MD 20855. The University of Maryland Extension Office’s normal hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. There is a locked TAN mailbox on our front porch where you may drop off paperwork before/after normal business hours.

Health Form – Please note the following for the University of Maryland Camp Health Form

  • Attach a recent photo of your child in the space indicated.
  • A front/back copy of your camper’s medical ID card is required.
  • Medications, vitamins, supplements – please be sure to fill this out completely if your camper takes any medications. All prescribed medications need to be labeled by a pharmacy/pharmaceutical company with the name of the medication, name of the camper, name of the health care prescriber, date, and directions (time and dose) for the administration of the medication.
  • Any medications, vitamins, or supplements coming to camp need to be signed by your physician’s office whether by prescription or over the counter (page 5). Any self-carry and/or self-administered medications also need to have a physician’s signature (page 6).
  • Please sign the three sections as indicated and, if needed, self-administer page 6.

Sunscreen Authorization Form

Liability Release and Informed Consent Agreement

Activity Approval

Camper Check-Out Form