Rock Eagle 4-H Center Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Georgia 4-H Summer Camp at Rock Eagle provides an outdoor summer program unparalleled in the nation. Our array of workshops offers a hands-on experience that makes learning fun.

COVID-19 Health and Safety Precautions – As Georgia 4-H moves forward with camp at Rock Eagle 4-H Center this summer, please review the procedures we have developed and precautions we will be taking to help provide a safe experience for our campers and leaders.

Camp Video — Want to get a better idea of what 4-H Summer Camp at Rock Eagle is like in a typical summer?  View our camp video!  Note:  Some activities in the video will not be available in 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions

Camp Contacts — Your primary contact for camp is your County Extension Office.

 

 

Classes and Workshops

ARCHERY

This class will include a brief history of archery, safety rules, instruction for shooting, and target shooting using light-weight compound bows.

CANOEING

Boating and water safety will be emphasized with techniques of entering and exiting canoes, proper use of paddles, care of equipment.  Canoeing on Rock Eagle Lake will be supervised by counselors and adults.  Life jackets must be worn during this class.

HERPETOLOGY

Snakes alive!  All you’d want to know about snakes – venomous, and non-venomous, identification, do’s and don’ts, myths, and benefits.  The 4-H’ers will be given an opportunity to touch and/or handle a live snake or other reptile.

HOP! (Health is Our Pledge)

Healthy living is an important part of the 4-H curriculum.  Campers will understand the relationship between diet and exercise.  They will have a hands-on opportunity to make a fresh fruit smoothie.

LAKE ECOLOGY

This class will help the 4-H’er develop a better understanding of the unique world of life surrounding and within a pond or lake.