4-H Summer Camp

Green County 4-H camps at the beautiful Lake Cumberland 4-H Camping Center located near Jabez, KY.  it contains six miles of shoreline in its 1500 acres of rolling hills and forested land.  The Lake Cumberland camp serves 21 counties for summer camp. Camp facilities include Heated cabins with toilet and shower facilities, a swimming pool with waterslide, shelter house, dining hall, country store for souvenirs and snacks, low ropes challenge course, high element zip line, and a craft and nature building. It can accommodate 377 campers and counselors per camping session. An additional 24 campers and counselors can be accommodated by an outpost for primitive camping. The camp offers a cave and miles of nature trails for exploring. In addition, the camp provides areas for riflery, archery, canoeing and fishing, softball, football and basketball. Evening programs can be held in the shelter house or cozy campfire area. For more information, contact the Green County 4-H Office at 270-932-5311 or email Tyrone Gentry, County Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development.  

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Registration Form (camper, teen)
Registration From (adult chaperones)

June 3-7, 2019


The total registration for summer camp for campers is $235.  A $25 nonrefundable deposit with completed camper registration will save a camper spot.  Limited spots are available.  Final payment due May 3 at which time full camp fee is nonrefundable.  Green County 4-H accepts credit cards for full payments or the final payment, but not for the $25 deposit if a family chooses the payment plan. The owner of the card must be present with photo ID at the time of payment.


Activities change each year.  This year' s them is a "Jungle Safari."  Sample options have included swimming, archery, rifles, high ropes, low ropes, recreation, sports, crafts, cooking, nature, rockets, lakefront with fishing, canoeing, kayaking, pontooning and special jungle-based activities.


  • Youth ages 8-14 can attend as campers at $235  
  • Teens ages 15 may attend as junior teen leaders at $170.
  • Teens ages 16-17 may attend as teen leaders at $170.
  • Adults 18+ may attend as adult chaperones for free..... pending volunteer screening and agreed responsibilities.  Contact the 4-H office.

Camp Leader Training Documents