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    Sedgwick County

    Sedgwick County
    7001 W. 21st Street N.
    Wichita, Ks  67205
    Map & Location

    Office Hours:
    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Monday - Friday

    316-660-0100
    316-660-0166 fax
    sg@listserv.ksu.edu

    County 4-H Camp

    Join your friends to swim, canoe, ride horses, and enjoy nature at the Rock Springs 4-H Center, located south of Junction City. Campers are housed with other youth and two teen counselors for the camp. There are two age divisions for camp. 

    Rookie Camp - for those finishing 1st and 2nd grade. This is a specialty "camp within a camp" with special activities for younger members. They do many of the traditional camp activities but only stay overnight for one night.

    Rookie Camp - Campers may attend only one session
    For those 7-8 years of age
    Session 1  - June 16 & 17. 
    Session 2  - June 18 & 19.

    Register here. 
    Deadline for Registration: May 10th

    Full Time Camp - for youth 9-13 years of age. This camp is 4 days and 3 nights filled with outdoor activities and special events. Campers are housed with other youth and two teen counselors.

    Full Time 4-H Camp
    June 14- 17 at Rock Springs 4-H Center, South of Junction City
    9-13 years of age by January 1, 2020

    Register here
    Registration Deadline: May 10th

    Payment is done online and payment is required at the time of registration.

    A $25 change fee will be assessed for any changes made after registration.

    Basic camp information

     

    Financial assistance is available to all 4-H members going to camp. A scholarship of $50 is automatically deducted from your camp fee if the member submits a short paragraph on why they want to go to camp during the registration process.

    Additional assistance, for up to the full amount of camp, can be applied for by submitting 4-H Cares form. Link to form.

    Camp Counselors

    If you enjoy kids, have lots of energy and like the outdoors, consider applying to be a camp counselor. Teams of 2 counselors are responsible for a living group of 8 campers 24/7 during camp.  You and your co-counselor will be responsible for getting your group to the activities, encouraging them to try new things, helping them experience all that camp has to offer, and be a young adult role model.

    Counselors are required to attend training the day before camp begins. Counselors must be at least 14 by the time of camp. If selected, the cost for counselors is $50. Transportation is provided to and from camp for counselors.

    Camp Counselor applications are due April 20 (or as soon as you fill it out! Don't wait until the last minute!)

    Interviews will be held (Dates to be Announced) between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm (other times upon request) Watch for a notice for sign-up times coming soon....

    You can co-counsel with a friend or if you don't have someone in mind, we will pair you up with someone from another county so you can make more friends!!

    Adult Volunteer Helper

    Extra adults are usually needed at camp. duties include: helping with a variety of camp activities, assisting in classes, helping in the dining hall, etc. Adults will help supervise a cabin and assist counselors as needed. One half of the camp registration fee is provided if you are selected to help. Adults will go to and from camp the same time as campers.

    Contact Information

    Sedgwick County
    4-H Youth Development
    7001 W. 21st St. North
    Wichita, KS 67205-1759
    (316) 660-0115
    Fax (316) 722-1432

    Michelle Simmons
    4-H Agent
    (316) 660-0111
    mdsimmons@ksu.edu

    Barbara Wingfield
    Office Professional
    (316) 660-0115
    bwingfie@ksu.edu

    Janet Donaghue
    4-H Program Assistant
    (316) 660-0128
    jdonaghue@ksu.edu