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4-H Camps

2019 St. Mary's County 4-H Camps

New for this year!  TWO Camps and leadership opportunities for older youth.

Read on!

4-H Overnight (Sleepway) Camp

Mountains of Adventure 4-H Camp

Overnight Camp Orientation Presentation

For ages 8 to 14 at the Western Maryland Environmental Education and Camping Center in Garrett County, Swanton, Maryland.

Sunday, June 30th to Wednesday, July 3rd.

Water Sports, Shooting Sports, Nature Hikes,

Outdoor Skills and Adventures, Color War!

$75 for St. Mary’s County 4-H Members, $85 for non-4-H Members

(Thanks to a grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies and National 4-H Council. Regular registration would be $220)

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Coach transportation provided from St. Mary’s County to the camping center in Garrett County! Youth 14 and older will be considered Teen Leaders in Training and Junior Counselors (training required – see below).

**LOCATION CHANGE** The bus will pick up from the old commuter lot behind Burger King in Charlotte Hall located at 30026 Three Notch Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622.  Please arrive by 7:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 30th."  Click Here

Online registration: Thank you for your interest in 4-H camp.  Camp registration is now closed.  Please consider joining us next year.

Overnight camp forms package Click Here

Check out pictures of the camp here: Click Here

 4-H Day Camp

Returning in 2019 - The 4-H Best of Summer Day Camp for all youth ages 5 to 13. Join us July 8-12 at the St. Mary's Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.  Opportunities include:

  • Meet and learn about some animals
  • Learn gardening
  • Make crafts and wood working projects you can enter into the fair
  • Try science experiments
  • Take a field trip to a farm and/or Great Mills Swimming Pool
  • Make friends, play games and have fun. 
  • We will also participate in Farm and Home Safety Day on July 12th                      

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Please note – Shooting Sports are restricted to youth ages 8 and old.  Robotics is restricted to youth 10 and older.

Click here for online registration for The Best of Summer Day Camp:  Thank you for your interest in 4-H camp.  Camp registration is now closed.  Please consider joining us next year.

If you prefer a paper form you can down load it from here or contact the office for a form at 301-475-4482.

Camp Health and Permission forms for Day Camp

Health Forms [pdf]

Please send forms and payment by check made out to “University of Maryland Extension” and send it to

University of Maryland St. Mary’s 4-H

PO Box 663

Leonardtown, MD 20650

Camp Welcome Letter and Handbook: Coming Soon!


Counselors Needed! 

Youth ages 14-15 can serve as Teens In Leadership Training.

Youth ages 16-18 can serve as Junior Counselors.

Training is required.  Please contact Christine Allred at or 301-475-4479


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