4-H Camps


To provide a fun and safe environment, where campers will grow more confident, build compassion and character, and aspire to secure these values for a better community.  

Two options for 4-H Wild West CAMP in 2016:

      5 night Camp  July 11-16, 2016 - Cost is $260

      4 night Camp  August 16-20, 2016 - Cost is $225

Early Registration is March 18 - May 1.

Questions contact mike.knutz@oregonstate.edu 

The 4-H Wild West Camp is held at the Oregon 4-H Center just 7 miles northwest of Salem. To learn more about the 4-H center facilities, including maps, check out their website at: 4-H Center website.   It is open to all youth completing grades 4-7 (need not be a 4-H member).  This overnight camp is designed to give youth hands-on outdoor experiences like hiking, riding horses, canoeing, fishing, archery, swimming, natural science, digital photography, crafts, and more.  Campers are placed with trained high school age 4-H counselors and supervised by 4-H youth development staff.  Youth participate in traditional campfire activities with songs, skits, s'mores and more.

After May 1st, Late Registration is an additional $40.

Online credit card payment option. (Must still complete the camper registration & waiver form below) 

Horse Track -  Although all Wild West campers have one horse riding class, horse track campers get a class every day and stay in the bunkhouses at Horse Camp.  Campers will participate in the same free time activities, meals, and evening programs as regualar Wild West Campers.  Horse Track is open to youth completing grades 6 & 7.   Cost is an additional $100.  

4-H Wild West Horse Camp - July 6-9  

Similar to the 4-H Horse Track, this camp is open to youth completing grades 4-7.  This is designed to be a small camp of up to 20 youth with the focuse on learning more about horses.  There will be some recreational classes like Archery, Swimming, Canoeing as well.  Cost is $200.


Wild West Camp Registration Forms (4 pages)

Wild West Camp Flyer

Wild West Camp Schedule 2015

Wild West Camp Parent Information

What to bring to camp

Please complete this form if your child is bringing Medication to camp

Camp Medication Form

What's this Camp All About?

A Healthy Camp Starts at Home!

Essentials of Homesickness Prevention