4-H Camps and Conferences

The 4-H camping program includes opportunities for summer camping.

State Target SMART Shooting Sports Camp​

TBD 2022

SMART Camp Information

$300 deadline September 1st (Application)​

Junior Camp 2022

Dates: May 30th-June 3rd, 2022

Join us at Camp Ridley in Columbia, TN

Junior High Camp

Dates: May 30th- June 3rd, 2022

Join us at Clyde York 4-H Center in Crossville, TN

Submit application in brochure to the Robertson County Extension Office at 408 N. Main Street, Springfield.  

Fee – $345

Click here for more information about Junior High Adventure Camp.

Academic Conference

Located at UT Knoxville, TBD for 6th, 7th and 8th graders requires an application and acceptance process. If accepted, the fee is $50, transportation from Nashville via chartered bus is included. Complete the Academic Conference application and a form 305A based on one of the 4-H project areas featured at the conference. Details are in the brochure.

Who May Attend Academic Conference Any junior high member (grades 6-8) enrolled in one of the following 4-H project areas is eligible to attend Academic Conference: Beef, Companion Animals, Sheep, Goat, Forestry, Swine, Consumer Education, Garden/Home Horticulture, Wildlife and Fisheries, Citizenship, Horse, Veterinary Science, Dairy, Line and Design, Dairy Foods/Foods-Nutrition, Poultry

Southern Region Teen Leader Forum


Conference Dates: TBA

The 15th annual Southern Region 4-H Teen Leadership Conference, will be held at the Clyde M. York 4-H Center in Crossville, promises to be a conference 4-H members will never forget. This event, open to 4-H members ages 14-18, is an outstanding opportunity to help youth develop leadership skills and citizenship skills and help them find opportunities to put those skills to use in their community.

The registration fee for this conference is _____which includes lodging, meals and a t-shirt.

Click on these links for additional information and for a registration form.

Additional camping opportunities

(Check the deadlines for each camp and watch for updated brochures.  Also note that credit card payments are an additional 5%)

Contact Information

Contact  Timmy Mann or Sam Teets for questions or more information.

Important Links

5th – 12th Grade Enrollment Form

2022 Teen Camp & Conference Leader Application

F600A Event and Activity Acceptance Form (pdf)

The F600A is required for 4-H trips. Note that both parent and 4-H member must initial and sign the form. A photo is also required.