UTIA Family, please refer to utk.edu/coronavirus for the latest updates and student information. For UTIA-specific resources, including event information and county office status, please visit utia.tennessee.edu/coronavirus .

4-H Camps and Conferences

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

And we are announcing ACADEMIC UN-CONFERENCE – what is an un-conference? It is a virtual “camp” opportunity for 6th – 8th grade (based on January 1, 2020) – no cost involved and the dates are June 9-11. To learn more about Academic Un-Conference Contact Kathy Finley, or Timmy Mann to register by June 1st.

State Target SMART Shooting Sports Camp​

Camp available for 5th – 9th grades. October 1st – 4th, 2020

SMART Camp Information

$300 deadline September 1st (Application)​

Junior Camp 2021

Dates: May 31tst – June 4, 2021

Camp Ridley Columbia, TN

Details about signing up for 4-H Junior Camp are included in this flyer. Junior Camp is for current 4th, 5th and 6th graders. 

Fee: $330 (first increase in five years). May make up to two payments. You can bring the F600A form available at the bottom of this page. There will be a cabin mate preference form, too.

Sign-up began April 1, 2021 at the UT Extension Office, 408 N. Main Street, Springfield, TN. Spaces will be filled on a first come-first serve basis. The office is open from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. Scroll down for medical form.

Send our registration form and payment to 408 N. Main St., Springfield, TN  37172 

Junior High Camp

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

Fee – $345

2020 includes off-site adventure  – (transportation not provided) Deadline May 1.

Click here for more information about Junior High Adventure Camp.

FCS Behind the Scenes: Interior and Architectural Design

July 14th – 17th, 2020 – Savannah, GA

$350 (limited number of partial scholarships available for Robertson County 4-H/ers) – Grades 8th – 12th.

This is the seventh year of the Behind the Scenes trip….if you have an interest in interior design, you don’t want to miss this opportunity. Registration opens April 6 and ends when all spaces are filled.

FCS Behind the Scenes – Registration Form

Academic Conference

Located at UT Knoxville, June 2020 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. Tentatively, the deadline to register is April 1, 2020.

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

INFO ON 2020 COMING SOON!

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%)

  • State Electric Camp (6th and 7th grades) June 29 – July 2, 2020 – $290** deadline April 15  (Application)
  • Central Region Culinary “Taste of Italy” Camp (6th – 8th grades) Cookeville –  July 7-9, 2020 – $150* registration opens in March and will close when all spaces are filled. 
  • OWLS Camp(6th – 10th grades) Land Between the Lakes – May 26-29, 2020 – $TBD* –  deadline April 1 (note this camp fills on a first come-first serve basis) Check out this short video story about OWLS Camp. OWLS Camp Registration Form​

              * Transportation NOT Provided

             ** Bus Provided from Nashville Area 

Contact Information

Contact  Timmy Mann for questions or more information.

Important Links

6th – 12th Grade Enrollment Form

2020 Teen Camp & Conference Leader Application – submit by March 2

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.