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Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camp

Tree Climbing at Forestry Wildlife Camp
















2024 Ohio 4-H Forestry Wildlife Conservation Camp

 Join Ohio 4-H, Hocking College & ODNR professionals at Canters Cave 4-H Camp for a weekend of learning about forestry and wildlife education, fishing, hiking, tree climbing, outdoor survival, ODNR careers & college opportunities and more!

  • Open to campers in grades 7-11. 4-H members in 12th grade are encouraged to apply as camp counselors for this camp. See the counselor application below - large red button or go to 
  • Registration must be completed electronically, we can not hold spots. 
  • Registration is CLOSED
  • Registration deadline is March 28, 2024 by midnight
  • Cost is $115
  • A limited number of $60.00 camper scholarships are available on an at-need bases. The remaining camp fee of $55.00 is the camper's responsibility. Please follow this scholarship link CLICK HERE or go to Scholarship to apply for one of these scholarships. The Scholarship application deadline is March 1, 2024. Failure to pay the remainder of the camp fee by the payment due date of March 28, 2024 will void the scholarship. Additional scholarships maybe offered through your local Extension office or 4-H program. Please contact them directly. 
  • Camp will be held April 19-21, 2024, at Canters Cave 4-H Camp in Jackson, Ohio. Camp check in will begin at 6:30 PM on April 19th and will dismiss on April 21st at 11:00 AM.
  • This camp is limited to 75 campers. Camper spots are not secured until payment is received. Please be sure to provide prompt payment.  Camp spots are filled based on the date your paid registration is received. Only online registrations will be accepted. Please do NOT call or e-mail to reserve camper spots. You will receive confirmation of registration, payment options and the health form survey upon completion of the online survey. Final confirmation of registrations and camp details will be emailed after the March 28, 2024 deadline date. Be sure to confirm your email is correct in this registration survey.
  • Counselor opportunities available for this camp. Counselors must be at least 15 and have one year of camp counselor experience. Counselors may apply by clicking the link below now! Please contact Tracy Winters at for more information on being a camp counselor at this camp. 
  • Camp Counselor Application Click Here!