Wake County 4-H Summer Camp
at the
 Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center
Registration for Summer 2016 is Open!
YOU can give children a summer experience to remember by making a donation or getting involved. All camp scholarship recipients face financial hardship that would prevent them from attending camp without aid, and our scholarship process emphasizes family and youth participation.
Please consider making a donation to our camp scholarship fund, Thank you!
Make a donation.
Pay camp fees online.
Wake County 4-H Youth Development once again partnered with
Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center for an exceptional summer camp program from June 19 to June 24, 2016. The Center, located in Reidsville, NC, is operated by the Cooperative Extension Service through North Carolina State University. Highly trained 4-H professionals, recent college graduates and students staff the camp program. Camp specialists supervise activities such as swimming and climbing wall, where unique skills are needed.Accredited by the American Camping Association, the center provides continual supervision with one staff per eight campers to ensure an wonderful camp experience for your child!
All Camp Programs included transportation to and from camp, all meals, lodging, a Camp T-shirt and $15 per camper to spend at the camp store!
Traditional Camp for youth ages 8–12 is $450 and includes:     
Q  Canoeing
Q  High Ropes Course
Q  Archery
Q  Swimming     
Q  Climbing Wall
Q  Arts and Crafts
Q Teambuilding
Q  Outdoor Living Skills 
Q  Environmental Education
And more! 
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Adventure program for girls is closed, there are only a few spaces left for boys!
Adventure Camp Program for youth ages 12–13 is $450 and consists of most Traditional Camp experiences (canoeing, arts and crafts, high ropes course, swimming, teambuilding, climbing wall and more)
Adventure Campers learn:
 Q Orienteering
Q Outdoor Living Skills for a 2 night outpost camping experience on Center property


 Adventure Camp Registration Link

The Trekker program is closed. If you would like to be put on the waiting list should there be any openings, please email:
Trekker Camp Program for young teens ages 13–14 is $470 and perfect for youth who have aged out of traditional summer camp programs. It provides exciting ways to learn new skills and add to the confidence they will need as older teens.  
Trekker Campers learn:
Q Expanded Canoeing Techniques
Q Advanced Climbing Skills
Q High Ropes and Teambuilding
Trekkers enjoy a 2 day,
1 night, off-site camping trip that
includes rock climbing on Pilot
Mountain and canoeing on a local
low rapids river!
All campers enjoy evenings around the campfire, shared discoveries about different cultures, showcasing talents in skits and programs, swimming, climbing, canoeing, new games and dances, and much, much more! Their daily adventures are shared with their families via a secure and private Internet site.
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Visit the link below to find out more about the Betsy-Jeff Penn Center:
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Thanks to Send A Kid To Camp for helping us send many deserving children to camp in 2015.

Send A Kid To Camp enables children ages 5–17 living in difficult circumstances from Chatham, Durham, Orange and Wake counties to attend summer camp! These children may be disabled, living in foster care, or from a family unable to afford camp. 

YOU can give these children a summer experience to remember by making a gift or getting involved.

Many deserving youth from Wake County have attended
4-H Camp through the Send a Kid To Camp program.
To donate or to find out more, please follow this link:
For more information about the Wake County Camp program contact:
Diane Schmidt
Andrew J. Meyer