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4-H Memorial Camp, Family Camp Retreats!

Come out and enjoy all that the camp has to offer as a family! Experience rock climbing, zip lining, archery, hayrack rides, campfires, crafts, cardboard boat racing, and many other fun activities. Fishing our 16 acre lake is extremely popular with campers! All meals starting with Friday Dinner and ending with Sunday Lunch are included. Our staff and volunteers lead activities so you can focus on enjoying the experience! 

Activities: While at camp you can swim, boat, shoot archery, climb the rock wall, ride the zipline, make arts & crafts, fish, take hayrack rides, participate in S.T.E.M. activities, hike, make s’mores and so much more! 

Required: At least one participant per family must be 4-H age (5-18 years old). Due to the nature of Family Camp, a parent or guardian must stay with their children for the duration of their camp session.

Fall 2023 Dates: September 8-10, 2023

Registration: Registration is now open, registration forms are available below. To register please complete the registration form as well as the Family Health form, Photo and Talent Release (one per family) and the Risk Release Form (one per person). If you have a camper attending with you that is not a member of your immediate family, the Full Health Form will be needed. Please send the completed forms, with a check made payable to 4-H Memorial Camp, to:
4-H Memorial Camp
499 Old Timber Road
Monticello IL 61856

Camp Fees: 
Cabin Rental- $215 per cabin
Participant Fee- 8 Years Old and Older: $84/person
                          4-7 years old: $56/person
                          3 and under: No Charge

Cabin Details:
Each Family gets their own cabin. You are welcome to share a cabin with extended family and/or friends if you would like. Each cabin has 5 sets of bunk beds (10 beds total), outlets by every bed, a built in fan, and heat if needed. Cabins are in sets with a covered porch connecting the buildings.
Bathroom/shower buildings are located in the cabin areas and will be assigned male or female.

For more information, contact:

Andrew Davis
Monika Hammerschmidt
Phone: (217) 762-2741


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