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Ohio 4-H Youth Development

Ohio State University Extension


OMK Camp

OMK offers two simultaneous residential camps, both on Kelleys Island in Lake Erie. Over 70 youth counselors and 40 civillian and military adult staff members operate from the generous contributions of our donors. This camping experience brings military youth from all over the state to participate in community service, build relationships with their peers who share similar experiences, learn resiliency, develop habits for healthy living, and instill pride in being a military kid.

Teen Camp: Camp Patmos, Kelleys Island

OMK Camp Kelleys Island Teen Camp is designed specifically with your teens (12 to 15) in mind. The fun and exciting activities allow these youth to build long lasting friendships in an environment designed to challenge and engage them.Campers will have the opportunity to participate in wakeboarding, sailing, waterskiing, tubing, boat rides, swimming, kayaking, island bike rides, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, crafts, drama, group games, mini golf, team challenges, bonfires and much more!


Junior Camp: Erie County 4-H Camp, Kelleys Island

OMK Camp Kelleys Island JUNIOR CAMP for 9-11 yr olds.  The great success of this camp lies in the awesome experience it provides for military youth where they can learn, grow and build friendships with other military youth in a fun and safe environment.  Activities include: Swimming, crafts, dancing, hiking, basketball, golf, snorkeling, campfire cooking, soccer, boating, skits, talent shows, night hikes and much more!