4-H Camps

Texas Brigades

Applications due March 15, 2014

Website: http://www.texasbrigades.org/Camps/camps.html

  • Rolling Plains Bobwhite Brigade – Centennial Lodge, Coleman, TX- June 14-18, 2014
  • South Texas Buckskin Brigade - Southern Star Ranch, Uvalde, TX- June 15-19, 2014
  • South Texas Bobwhite Brigade – Buck Horn Creek Ranch, Pleasanton, TX- June 27 – July 1, 2014
  • Bass Brigade – Warren Ranch, Santa Anna, TX- July 8-12, 2014
  • North Texas Buckskin Brigade – El Escondrijo, San Angelo, TX- July 13-17, 2014
  • Ranch Brigade – Warren Ranch, Santa Anna, TX- July 15-19, 2014
  • Waterfowl Brigade – BigWoods on the Trinity, Tennessee Colony, TX- July 20-24, 2014


Texas A&M Livestock Judging Camp-  June 13-15, June 20-22, 2014, Coaches Clinic- June 17-19, 2014

COST: $300, Coaches- $250


AGES: 11-18

Register online: http://animalscience.tamu.edu/workshops/youth-workshops/livestock-judging-camp

For more information, see flyer. All transportation is up to the parents.

Texas A&M Livestock Judging Camp 2014

Howard College Goat Camp- June 15, 16, & 17, 2014

COST: $85.00 per person for meals and awards. Each entrant will receive a camp cap or tee shirt. Camp participants must be nine (9) years old or entering the third grade. **Add $20 per goat provided by Howard College. (This is if you are not bringing your own goat.) If possible please bring a goat!

DEADLINE: **Only the First 200 Paid Entries will be Accepted-Get them in early! NO REFUNDS AFTER MAY 1ST !

For more information, see flyer. All transportation is up to the parents.

Howard College Goat Camp Flyer 2014

Howard College Goat Camp Registration Form 2014

4-H Horse Camp- 

Please see the attached information regarding the Somervell County 4-H Horse Camp scheduled for ___________,  in Glen Rose, Texas.

Horse Camp is offered at an opportune time for 4-H members to sharpen their skills before the District 4-H Horse Shows, we feel fortunate that we are able to offer this educational experience to 4-H  members in such a timely fashion.

The training school provides a superb and most effective method of “hands on” type instruction. The school will be conducted by collegiate horseman, professional horseman, and very qualified 4-H leaders who teach and demonstrate functional horsemanship, and improve horse training skills, both of which are long range goals. These programs will help the 4-H member to learn effective techniques that last a lifetime.

All transportation is up to the parents.

Somervell Horse Camp Flyer 2014


Horizons Camp- June 29-July 3, 2014

This five day, four night camp focuses around project enhancement, career exploration, and personal/professional development.  Participants choose their focus area where they will receive approximately 16 hours of instruction and introduction to careers in the field.  Each workshop is limited to 20 youth and are filled on a first come, first served basis.  Evening activities are geared towards professional development and workforce preparation, and of course, camp recreation and games!  Dances each night!

There will be six (6) Project Focused workshops.

  •     Taxidermy
  •     Food Challenge
  •     Sport Fishing
  •     Photography
  •     Fashion
  •     Share the Fun

Youth registration is $280.

Registration opens March 1 for Horizons Camp.

Camp Horizons Brochure (pdf)

Howard College Lamb Camp- June 8, 9, & 10, 2014

COST: $85.00 per person for meals and awards. Each entrant will receive a camp cap or tee shirt. Camp participants must be nine (9) years old or entering the third grade. **Add $20 per lamb provided by Howard College. (This is if you are not bringing your own lamb.) If possible please bring a lamb!

DEADLINE: **Only the First 200 Paid Entries will be Accepted-Get them in early! NO REFUNDS AFTER MAY 1ST !

For more information, see flyer. All transportation is up to the parents.

Howard College Lamb Camp Flyer 2014

Lamb Camp Registration Form 2014


Cross Timber Lamb and Goat Camp- June 21-23, 2013-More information coming soon!

Texas AgriLife Extension Service-Erath County and the Erath Lamb and Goat 4-H Club will be hosting a lamb and goat feeding and showmanship camp on June 21-23, 2013 at the Tarleton State University College Farm.

Registration is to be postmarked by May 31, 2013.  Adult supervision is required.  Registration is open to exhibitors that will be enrolled in the 4-H or FFA program for 2012-2013 year.  Registration is limited to the first 30 lamb and 30 goat exhibitors.  Forms can also be downloaded http://erath.agrilife.org

The flier, registration form and TSU Waiver of Liability are below.  Both youth and adults needs to complete the waiver of liability.  If anyone has questions they can contact the Erath County Extension Office at 254-965-1460 or erath@ag.tamu.edu

All transportation is up to the parents.

2013 Cross Timber Lamb and Goat Camp Registration Form

2013 Cross Timber Lamb and Goat Camp TSU Release

Youth Range Workshop-June 23-28, 2013

For more information, a brochure about the Youth Range Workshop is available on the web. The web site for the announcement, brochure and application can also be found at www.rangelands.org/texas/youtheducation.htm . They are also available at the County Extension Office. You need to APPLY ASAP to get a spot.  First come, first serve on applications (only 40 are accepted). Cost for the Workshop is $300 ($ due after notification of application approved).

For more information, see website. All transportation is up to the parents.


MASH Camp- July 7-9, 2014

The Texas 4-H Youth Development Program is pleased to announce plans for the 2014 4-H MASH Camp.

This year, the camp will be held at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, July 7th – 9th. The camp is designed to give youth in 7th through 11th grades the opportunity to explore higher education and career opportunities related to medicine, health and nutrition. This year’s camp will include visits, tours, and hands-on learning experiences with the Texas Tech University Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health.

Registration is currently open on 4-H CONNECT and will close on Friday, June 13th. Membership in the 4-H program is not a requirement to participate.

For More Information, please visit the following website: http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/healthy_lifestyles. Registration is open now on 4-H Connect.

For more information, see flyer. All transportation is up to the parents.




Leadership Lab- June 26-28, 2013

-More information coming soon!

When: June 26-28, 2013

Where: Texas 4-H Conference Center

Who: All participants must be at least 13 years of age by the start of Leadership Lab.  And cannot exceed the age of 19

How much: $200 per camper

Transportation: The Extension Office will make plans to transport youth to and from Leadership Lab

Registration Information: Registration will be held on 4-H Connect (http://texas4-h.tamu.edu then click on 4-H Connect.) Registration will be held from May 1 – May 31, 2013 at midnight. Do not wait until the last minute!!

OFFICER ELECTIONS: One of the major events of Leadership Lab will be the election of officers for the District 8 4-H Council.  Refer to the standing rules for eligibility.  Council Officer applications are due to the District Office by May 31, 2013 (postmarked). Refer to the officer election letter for further details.



Outdoor Challenge

  • When: June 27 – 29, 2014
  • Where: Collin County Adventure Camp; Anna, TX (Google map)
  • Registration: 4-H Connect
  • Opens May 1 – May 31, 2014
  • Contest Fee: $30/per contestant
  • Lodging & Meals: $100/person – two nights + 5 meals

• Lodging is available and encouraged for contestants and non-contestants

• Dorm lodging is for Friday and Saturday night

• 3 meals on Saturday and 2 on Sunday

• Non-contestants must register on 4-H Connect in order to select and pay for lodging and meals

Parents/Guardians are responsible for chaperoning their own youth at this event. No agent will be available to chaperone youth.

For more information about this really cool adventure, please visit: http://texas4-h.tamu.edu/outdoor



Water Camp- TBA

-More information coming soon!

The 2012 State Youth Water Camp will be TBA at the Bentley 4-H Center in Monahans, TX.  The Camp is open to high-school youth who are interested in water conservation and water issues, and who are willing to work in teams. Adult project leaders may also apply, but must pass a background check before participating.

State Youth Water Camp is a five day educational camp planned to teach high school youth the importance of water stewardship, train them in water conservation and preservation, and illustrate how our water resources are being used by industry, agriculture and municipalities. We accomplish this through hands-on experiences, guest speakers, and field trips. The Camp is co-sponsored by Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Upper Pecos Soil & Water Conservation District.

Applications and information are available at:  http://ward.agrilife.org/publications/state-youth-water-camp/ or from any AgriLife Extension office. Applications must be received in the AgriLife Extension office in Ward County by TBA. Participants will be informed of their acceptance by TBA.  Registration is $150.00, due in the AgriLife Extension office in Ward County by TBA.  Soil and water conservation districts, ground water conservation districts and youth organizations are sources of scholarships. Water Camp is open to all Texas youth, but space is limited so we encourage early registration.

For more information, call the AgriLife Extension office in Ward County at 432-943-4112/2682. All transportation is up to the parents.

2013 Water Camp Flyer

2013 Water Camp Application Forms

County Camp-July 8-10, 2013

County Camp will be held July 8-10, 2013, at the Texas 4-H Center in Brownwood,TX. We will be going to and from camp in a chartered bus (other smaller vehicles depending on size of group). County Camp allows counties to bring youth who have completed grades 2 thru 11. These ages are what grade you completed for the 2012-2013 year.

Registration through camp will be available starting today and going through June 14th and final payment is due by June 23rd. Registration this year will be done via the internet. You can register for camp by going to: http://texas4hcenter.tamu.edu/ and clicking on Register in the middle of the page. You will need to make sure and sign up for COUNTY CAMP SESSION 2.

When registering, you will notice that you will have to pay $175 per participant and $80 per chaperone. We will pay for the first chaperones registered and needed (1 per 8 youth per gender) then other remaining chaperones will have to pay the full amount. This payment will be reimbursed to the chaperones. Chaperones are based on a 1 to 8 ratio per gender and very few times have we not paid for registrations due to lack of chaperones.

The registration for camp includes your bus ride and camp fee. No County Camp shirts will be given however you can purchase shirts through the 4-H Center when you register.

Schedule for day:

July 8th:

  • 11:30am Bus leaves County Extension Office
  • 2:00pm Arrive at Texas 4-H Conference Center

July 10th:

  • 11:00am Bus leaves Texas 4-H Conference Center
  • 1:00pm Arrive at County Extension Office

(No LUNCH will be provided and we do not plan to stop. Please make arrangements to eat before or after.)

County Camp Flyer 2013


Mission Possible- July 8-10, 2013

A unique co-educational and INCLUSIVE residential camp featuring traditional camp experiences such as kayaking, shooting sports, challenge course, arts and crafts, environmental education, swimming, dancing, and lots more.

Mission Possible strives to:

Provide an inclusive, traditional 4-H camp environment
for youth with and without disabilities.

Raise awareness and educate 4-H members about
the disability community.

For more information, see flyer. All transportation is up to the parents.

Mission Possible Flyer 2013

Camp Corral- July 14-19, 2013

Camp Corral is a place where kids are free to be kids, apart from the day-to-day challenges they may face as children of wounded or disabled military families. Camp Corral is a special experience that will create lifetime memories for these kids – a full week with friends who can relate, packed with non-stop fun and all the camping can-do’s they love: swimming * hiking *target sports * ropes course * arts and crafts * dancing *kayaking * camp fire stories * dormitory life * water sports * meeting new friends
Thanks to the generosity of Golden Corral guests, Camp Corral is available at nocost other than transportation to and from camp.

Ages: 8-15

For more information, see flyer. All transportation is up to the parents.

Register at www.campcorral.org

Camp Corral 2013


Texas 4-H Congress

July 13-16, 2014

Texas 4-H Congress is the premiere citizenship and leadership experience for Texas 4-H members between the  ages of 15 and 18. Held on the even numbers years in the Texas State Capitol, Texas 4-H Congress allows 4-H members to experience the law making process first hand by writing, submitting, and then serving as a member of the House of Representatives, the Senate, the Press, or as a Lobbyist. From these roles, the 4-H members  determine the fate of each bill submitted over the four day event.


A select number of 4-H delegates will be allotted to each district. SO DON’T DELAY APPLYING!!!!!

Costs: Bell County 4-H will pay for those who are accepted! See flyer in newsletter about the roles of Texas 4-H  Congress!

Dates to Remember:

  • April 1, 2014                                      Lobbyist Application opens on-line
  • April 1, 2014                                       Press Corps Application opens on-line
  • April 30, 2014                                     Lobbyist Application closes
  • April 30, 2014                                     Press Corps Application closes
  • May 1, 2014                                       Bill submission opens
  • May 16, 2014                                     Press Corps and Lobbyist notification
  • May 20, 2014                                   Online Registration opens via 4-H CONNECT
  • June 16, 2014                                    Bill submission closes
  • June 16, 2014                                     Online Registration closes
  • July 13, 2014                             Texas 4-H Council and Management Team Arrives
  • July 15, 2014                                      District Delegates Arrive


Texas A&M Lamb and Goat Camp

  • LAMB CAMP: JULY 19-21, 2013
  • GOAT CAMP: JULY 26-28, 2013

Join us in Aggieland for a FUN and EXCITING 3 day program dedicated to teaching students the fundamentals of feeding, nutrition, health, facilities, and selection with lots of showmanship!

Cost: Children $150 & Adults $60

Registration will be open to the 1st 150 paid applicants. (Register early– Camp fills up quickly!)

For More Information:

*All camp participants must be accompanied by an adult and must be at least 8 years old or entering the 3rd grade. All transportation is up to the parents.

Texas A&M Lamb and Goat Camp 2013

Prime Time I- July 21-24, 2013 (Grades 5-8)

Prime Time II- July 24-27, 2013 (Grades 2-5)

For more information, see flyer. All transportation is up to the parents.

Prime Time Flyer 2013

 2013 Aggie Commercial Steer Camp at the Beef Center at Texas A&M

University- August 1 and 2, 2013

This camp is for youth, parents, and adult youth-leaders to learn more about the youth commercial steer project including purchasing and managing steers.  Also participants will learn about the selection of feeder calves and evaluation of finished steers; and we will help youth prepare for their quizzes and interviews.


For  more information including the full program go to



Register Online or By Phone

Register online at https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu

Keyword Search (type this word into the search):  Steer then click search

Register by phone:  979-845-2604

Credit cards are accepted.

Eligible Youth

This program is open to boys and girls that are 13 years old and older as of August 1, 2013.  All youth must be accompanied by a supervising adult.


Each student or group of students must be accompanied by a chaperone or parent.  The care and supervision of the students will be the sole responsibility of the chaperone or parent.   Those serving in the role of supervising the students must attend all Commercial Steer Camp scheduled events.  They must be over 21 years of age and either be a parent or have undergone a background check at the county.

Registration Fee and Deadline

Cost of the Commercial Steer Camp will be $150 per camper and $75 per adult/chaperone.  The participants will be expected to cover their expenses for travel to the program, lodging, and extra food costs.

The Registration Deadline will be July 1, 2013 and a maximum of 60 participants (youth and adult) will be allowed for this event.

Registration will be conducted by Conference Services with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension


A block of rooms have been obtained at the Ramada Inn at the rate of $60.  This block will be available at this rate up to 4 weeks prior to the camp.


506 Earl Rudder Freeway South, College Station, TX 77840 US

Phone: 1-979-846-0300 Fax: 1-979-846-0600




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