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4-H20 Summer Camp:

Program: When it comes to providing your child with a life-changing experience, there’s nothing quite like 4‑H summer camp. Camp provides the full benefits of a 4‑H experience coupled with the fun and wonder of being in the outdoors. Our camps give kids an introductory opportunity to explore and and grow their skills and connection with the outdoors. We build kids’ skills, knowledge, confidence, and determination, teaching the next generation of adventurers to thrive in the outdoors. Register today!

Our Philosophy: We aim to establish a lifelong connection between campers and the outdoors by providing positive experiences with nature. Camp activities are carefully planned to help meet this goal while creating meaningful and memorable experiences at the same time. Throughout the 3 day camp, kids will learn and build mastery of outdoor skills such as fishing, paddling, fire building (dependent on fire restrictions), wildlife (plant and animal) identification, tent set-up, outdoor cooking, and Leave-no-trace principles. Additionally, youth will explore the aquatic world and watershed of the Arkansas valley through a series of hands on activities, including: white water rafting, fly fishing, fishery tour, and stream exploration. In addition, we will be building team cohesiveness, community, and lasting friendships.

At the heart of our camp program are three leading concepts:

  • Community: Campers will try new things and make new friends in our welcoming, supportive community.
  • Confidence: Campers build confidence through self actualization and skill building.
  • Outdoors: Campers learn how they can care for the world around them as they discover the importance of wild and green spaces, and water ecosystems.

Learn more about camp activities and see a sample day schedule.

Once you register, you will receive an email containing the payment link. Please note that we cannot confirm your spot until we have received this payment. You will also receive an email with health and consent forms that MUST be signed prior to the start of camp.

Who: Any youth who live in the City and County of Denver, Jefferson County, Chaffee County or Lake County! Youth ages 12-15 years old are eligible to attend. You do not have to be a 4-H club member to participate, all are welcome! Space is limited to 20 slots.

Cost: $125 dollars for the 3 day camp. This includes activity (white water rafting) fees, food, gear rentals, transportation, etc. First register using the button above, then we will send you the payment link via email within one business day. Please note that we cannot confirm your spot until we have received this payment.

Where: The camp is located at Shavano Angel Group Campsite, where we will be camping for two nights. From there, we will be taking day trips to various locations in Salida, Colorado. Camper Drop-off on June 14th at 8:00 AM and camper Pick-Up on June 16th at 4:00 PM, will be at the CSU Jefferson Extension office at 15200 W 6th Ave Frontage Rd # C, Golden, CO 80401.

When: June 14th- 16th. This is an overnight camp!

Pick-Up and Drop-Off:

Jefferson and Denver County: Both pick-up and drop-off will be held at the CSU Jefferson Extension office at 15200 W 6th Ave Frontage Rd # C, Golden, CO 80401.

  • Drop-off on June 14th at 8:00 am.
  • Pick-up on June 16th at 4:00 pm.

Chaffee County: Both pick-up and drop-off will be at the Chaffee Fairgrounds at 10165 County Road 120, Salida, CO 81201.

  • Drop-off on June 14th at 11:00 am.
  • Pick-up on June 16th at 2:00 pm.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions: The health and safety of your camper is Colorado 4-H’s primary concern.  We will be regularly sanitizing gear, vans, equipment, etc. Please keep your child home if they feel sick before camp.

Have questions? Contact Josey Pukrop at or Jenia Hooper at, or call (720) 913-5270.


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