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4-H Campference 2018

June 26-29, 2018

Rock Springs 4-H Center

Begins 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday and ends Friday at 10:00 a.m.



4-H Campference is an event for youth ages 12-14, who are ready to take 4-H to the next level. The Kansas 4-H Youth Leadership Council combines the best aspects of a camp and a conference into an event for middle school youth who still want the ‘fun’ of 4-H camp, but who also want to challenge themselves to develop critical skills so that they can set themselves up for success in the future. Kansas 4-H Youth Leadership Council Members will serve as counselors for this event. The pace of the conference will be more upbeat than most, combining fun-filled games with time to talk, listen and learn. Youth should expect to be challenged and should prepare themselves for a thrilling experience, as youth from all across the State of Kansas will be attending. The week will include learning more about leadership, workshops, and thrilling opportunities that lie ahead in the 4-H program. Each day will be broken down into time for traditional camp activities, such as swimming, rifle range, canoeing, leadership adventure and workshops. The workshops tackle different aspects of 4-H in an interesting, interactive format. Other important activities include a talent show, campfire, dance, games, swimming, and free time to meet and enjoy new friends from across the state.

Who Should Register:

All youth who plan to attend 4-H Campference. Youth participants must be 12-14 years old before January 1, 2018. The experience is brief, so delegates should plan to attend full time (Tuesday-Friday). Registration: Registration information is found on www.Kansas4H.org under the events registration button.

Online registration

is open until May 15 or until spots are filled. Payments are due to your local Extension Office on May 15. There is a cancellation fee of $25, this fee will be applied to anyone who registers and cancels by May 15. Anyone who cancels after May 15 will be assessed the full fee to come to Campference. Space is limited, and has filled the past two years before the deadline, so register early. Register here


$280.00 includes: a conference t-shirt, water bottle, retreat lodging, meals, insurance, and program fees. Delegates should pay fees to their local Extension Office to the fund they designate, they will in turn write one check for all delegates from your county.


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