Van Wert County 4-H camp is held annually at 4-H Camp Palmer (26450 County Rd Mn, Fayette, OH 43521). Camp Palmer is 150 acres of woods, streams and fields. Programs include swimming, canoeing, indoor/outdoor recreation, nature hikes, sports of all sorts, crafts and fishing. 4-H Camp is five days spent with friends while learning new skills and having fun! For more information about the camp facilities please check out

2019 Camp will be July 5th-9th

4-H Camp is open to all youth ages 9-15. The Camp fee for 2019 is $155.00. The registration deadline is Friday, June 21st  . Camp fee includes lodging, 3 meals + 1 snack per day, all activities, and camp insurance. Camper scholarships are available for 4-H members in Van Wert County through the County Foundation and generous local donors. Scholarship forms are due no later than June 7, 2019 to allow time for processing.

If you have any questions about your child attending, the facilities, or accommodations, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to ensure that we can do everything possible to get your child to come to camp, be comfortable, and have a great time! Many youth past and present will tell you that the highlight of their Summer was 4-H Camp.


2019 Registration Information

4-H Camp is open to youth ages 9-15. Please contact the office if you have questions about your child and their ability to register for camp.

Camp fee for 2019 is $170.00 NOW $155.00 for Van Wert County 4-H members thanks to the Van Wert County 4-H Council donation! Non 4-H Members will be $190.00 The registration deadline is  Friday, June 21, 2019

Camp fee includes lodging, 3 meals +  1 snack per day, all activities (except challenge course & shooting sports ), and the camp insurance. 4-H Camp Scholarship applications available below or in the office. Camp Scholarships are due to the office June 7th. There will be no refunds for camp after July 5th, 2019 except in case of emergency.


Registration & Health Forms

Registration - DUE JUNE 21

Health Form - DUE JUNE 21

Camp Merit Scholarship Form - DUE JUNE 7


A Typical Day at Camp…


9:00pm — Cabin Cleanup

10:00am— Morning Sessions
(Canoeing, swimming, crafts…)

12:00noon — Lunch

1:00pm—Rest & Relaxation

2:00pm—Afternoon Activity
(Land Carnival, Paint Tag, Sports)

5:15pm — Dinner


7:00pm—Evening Activity (Campfire, Dances, Swimming)


8:00 — Snack

9:00pm — Campfire and Line Dances

10:00pm — Back to Cabins

11:00pm— Lights Out