It’s Not Too Early to Sign Up for 2020 Summer 4-H Camp!

— Written By I love 4-H Camp

You’ve been waiting for it and here it is! Registration for 4-H Summer Camp at Betsy Jeff-Penn 4-H Center is available now through the Buncombe County 4-H program.

Beginning with a ‘welcome to camp’ opening ceremony on Sunday and concluding with an awards ceremony on Friday, our six-day residential summer camp program sends campers home with memories and friendships that will last a lifetime!

4-H Camp activities include:

  • Horseback riding
  • Swimming
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Dance Night
  • S’mores
  • Archery
  • Rock wall climbing
  • Games
  • Talent show
  • High ropes (older campers)
  • Canoeing
  • Nature exploration
  • Slip n’ slide
  • Campfires
  • And many more!

We have a limited number of camper spaces and scholarships available so make sure to reserve yours now by contacting Holly Jordan at the N.C. Cooperative Extension of Buncombe County office. You can also learn more about BJP 4-H Camp by visiting them online.

PARENTS: Is this your first time sending your child off to camp? Are you feeling nervous about them being away for so long? Asking yourself how your child will be able to take care of themselves while they are gone? Wondering if they will be safe? Will they get enough to eat? What if they get homesick? Check out these “Tips for First-Time Parents” to help prepare yourself and your child for an exciting week of 4-H camp.

Below is the official camp registration packet with all the details, costs, and forms. If you have any questions, please contact Holly Jordan at (828) 255-5522 or

2020 4-H Camp Registration Package