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4-H camp at Lake Shetek- "Challenge Accepted"

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4-H Summer Camp: Challenge Accepted

4-H camp is a great way to have fun outdoors and meet new friends!  Camp will again be held at Shetek Lutheran Ministries on the shores of Lake Shetek; youth who completed grades 3-6 can choose to attend one of two camp sessions (two nights/three days).


  • Session 1: Monday, June 19 at 1 p.m. - Wednesday, June 21 at 10:45 a.m.
  • Session 2: Wednesday, June 21 at 1 p.m. - Friday, June 23 at 10:45 a.m.

This multi-county 4-H camp located in southwest Minnesota will include four one-hour educational tracks including engineering, STEM, survival methods and fine arts.  In addition, camp activities include swimming, canoeing, kayaking, outdoor games, campfire and more! High school-aged camp counselors will connect with campers throughout the entire camp experience. 


$150/camper. Registration fee includes meals and lodging for three days/two nights, supplies, and a camp t-shirt. 

4-H is committed to ensuring everyone can experience camp, and sometimes families need financial support. Please contact your local 4-H educator to discuss financial support. Also, Federations or clubs likely offer members support for camp fees.


Register in 4-H Online by May 10. 

Late registrations accepted until May 27 at a $175 registration fee. This does not guarantee a t-shirt.

Camp registration is handled through 4-H Online, our membership database. For assistance, refer to the event registration guide at or contact your local Extension educator.

Bring a friend! No 4-H experience is required for 4-H camp. Not a 4-H member yet? Not wanting to enroll in the year-round 4-H program? You will still create an account (and be approved) to register for camp in 4HOnline. Select the “In-Person Camp/Event” club. Select any interest of your child for projects. After approval, you will be notified and can return to 4-H Online to register for this event.

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