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Rock Springs 4H Camp

This page contains things relevant to Douglas County 4H Rock Springs Camp preparation/information. 

When will 4-H camp happen in 2023?

Several camping sessions will be offered throughout the summer months.  Both three-night and six-night sessions will be offered for youth ages 8-18.  The camping schedule allows for 4-H’ers to register for any session of camp. Save the date!  For 2023, Douglas County 4-H will be inviting our members to join us for the session hosted June 7-10, 2023. 

What if June 7-10, 2023 doesn’t work for our summer schedule?

That’s the beauty of the open schedule.  Youth are welcome to attend any session. 

Who will serve as camp counselors? 

Camp counselors will be paid Rock Springs Ranch staff who have completed extensive youth development training prior to the start of the camping season.  Teens are now invited to participate in a camping experience tailored to their age range and leadership experience.  We are NOT excluding teens from camp. We're just simply reframing the teen experience to provide even more options for these youth to have their own unique camp experience.

Will transportation be available?

Yes!  Campers will be coming from all corners of the state to Kansas 4-H Camp. Upon camp enrollment, select an available bus option near you and ride with friends or other kids from your area! 

How can I register for 4-H camp?

To sign up visit: https://www.rockspringsranch4hcamp.org/.  Early bird registration will be open from November 15- December 31, 2022.  4-H members who register during the early bird window will receive a 10% discount.  Monthly payment options are available.  At the time of registration, 10% of the fee will be due.  The remainder of the camper fee will be due by May 15. 

Will Douglas County 4-H continue to offer 4-H camp scholarships? 

Yes! Historically, Douglas County 4-H’ers have attended camp at a heavily discounted rate thanks to the continued support of our local 4-H Foundation and 4-H Council.

Thanks to the generosity of our Douglas County 4-H Foundation and 4-H Council, we will be offering scholarships for Douglas County 4-H members to attend 4-H camp at Rock Springs in 2023.  Scholarships of $150 are available for each applicant.  Scholarships are available to enrolled members of Douglas County 4-H by May 1.

Please apply coupon code DG4HBROMELSICK when completing registration to utalize the $150 camp scholarship. 4-H families can stay up to date on the scholarship opportunities through our 4-H monthly newsletter.