4-H Virtual Summer Day Camps and Projects Now Available

June 24, 2020

Youth ages 8-18 (as of January 1, 2020) are invited to attend one or more Penn State Extension 4-H Summer Day Camps scheduled for July and August. Opportunities for learning about PA Dutch Foods, where your food comes from, computer science, babysitting, fishing, pets, science fun in the kitchen, plant science, garden pollinators, and more are available through 4-H virtual day camp opportunities. 

Each camp will run for 4 days in one week (Monday-Thursday), either morning (9-10:30 a.m.) or afternoon (1-2:30 p.m.). The day camps are FREE to currently enrolled 4-H members, and only $25 for new 4-H members. 

Registration information can be found on the State 4-H website under All Upcoming 4-H Events

Virtual 4-H Day Camp Topics & Schedule:

PA Heritage Foods and Folk Art 4-H Day Camp; JULY 6-9 (1-2:30 p.m.) Register at Registration Deadline: July 1.

From Farm to Fork 4-H Day Camp; JULY 13-16 (9-10:30 a.m.) Register at Registration Deadline: July 8.

Computer Science: Think… Plan… Play! 4-H Day Camp; July 13-16, afternoon. Register at

Babysitting Basics 4-H Day Camp; July 13-16, afternoon. Register at

Take the Bait and Go Outdoors! 4-H Day Camp; July 20-23, morning

Pet Parade 4-H Day Camp; July 20-23, afternoon

Science Fun in Your Kitchen 4-H Day Camp; July 27-30, morning

Plant Science: Growing with 4-H! 4-H Day Camp; July 27-30, afternoon

What’s All the BUZZ About? 4-H Day Camp; August 3-6, morning

In addition, several 4-H Self-Guided virtual projects are available for youth ages 8-18.

July 6-10: 4-H Summer Sewing (for beginner & intermediate sewers) 

July 13-17: Cultured Curiosity 4-H Project

July 20-24: Simple Machines- Engineering Design 4-H Project

July 27-31: Cloverbud STEM 4-H Project (ages 5-7 to work with an adult or teen)

Many educational and fun activities are offered by 4-H in Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, 4-H is coordinated by Penn State Extension through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 4-H programs are open to all youths regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability. For more information about the above events or other 4-H activities, call the Extension office in your county: Lebanon 717-270-4391 or