4-H and Youth

4-H Back to Basics Camping Weekend

State Contact: Matthew Schmuck

Test your skills in the backcountry and live primitive style. Cook on an open flame, sleep in a tent, fish, hike and get warm by the campfire. Each session will have a different shooting sports activity based on camp directors’ skills and certifications.
Back to the Basics

WVU Jackson’s Mill back woods


$45 for 2 night stays (Friday through Sunday)
$35 for 1night only stay (Friday through Saturday)


June 2-3, 2017—Leadership Training for OEL, Agents—Registration is 1:00pm in the Administration Conference Room and will wrap up around 4:00pm Saturday

June 15-17, 2017—Ages 14-17—(camping, fishing, TBD) Registration is 2-2:30pm

July 28-29, 2017—Ages 12-14—(camping, fishing, TBD) Registration is 2-2:30pm

August 4-6, 2017—Ages 14-17—(camping, fishing, TBD) Registration is 3:30-4pm

October 28-29, 2017—Service Work Weekend for Agents, ECI, OEL, STEM, and Collegiate 4-H members (camping, fishing, Tomahawk and knife throwing) Registration is 3:30-4pm

What to Expect:

  • Tent Camping
  • Back Country Living Skills
  • Outdoor Cooking
  • Knife nad Tomahawk Throwing
  • Fishing Instruction
  • Hiking
  • Campfire

Provided by WVU 4-H:

  • Backpacks
  • Bed Pads
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Cooking Gear
  • Food

Space is limited to 12 campers per trip, one camp per person.

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