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ARE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?

Yes.  Our 2021 scholarship application can be accessed within the Registration Portal.  You can't apply for a scholarship without registering your child. Application deadline for 2021 scholarships is March 15, 2021.

DOES YOUR STAFF GO THROUGH BACKGROUND CHECKS?

YES! Everyone on staff, including counselors, nurse and directors. We use CampBackgroundchecks.com. 

HOW OLD ARE THE COUNSELORS?

Our counselors must be 19 years old and go through an interview process, background checks and take part in orientation sessions that involve safety procedures and best practices working with youth. Many of our counselors are earning college degrees in secondary education, science, physical education and the fine arts.

WHAT IS THE CAMPER TO STAFF RATIO?

1 camp counselor to 6-8 campers.  

HOW DO I COMMUNICATE WITH A CAMPER WHILE SHE'S AT CAMP?  You may reach out to your camper through electronic Camp Grams that can be purchased in the CampDoc registration portal.

All USPS mail and packages and Camp Grams will be delivered to your camper at meal time. 

The camp site postal mailing address for June 20 - 26, 2021 is:

Nebraska State 4-H Camp, 83222 4-H Camp Road, Halsey, NE  69142

WHERE DO THE CAMPERS SLEEP AT CAMP?

The Nebraska 4-H camp at Halsey has really nice air conditioned bunk houses with bathrooms and showers in the bunk house building.  

WHY DO MENTORS MATTER?

Exposure to mentors, role-models and counselors increases self-confidence necessary for success.

IS SELF CONFIDENCE LOWER FOR GIRLS?

Yes. Believe it or not, it is. While we earn the majority of Masters and PhDs, the confidence crisis starts between ages 10 – 16 years of age mostly because of media and other social situations. We are dedicated to helping girls with this issue. Research shows men do not suffer from this issue, as much.

WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF WE DON'T BUILD CONFIDENCE?

We could limit their opportunities.

IS THERE A BENEFIT IF WE ARE SUCCESSFUL?

YES! The research is extensive from the home, to the classroom, to the boardroom, to around the globe. Corporations promoting women are more profitable. The list is long. When women succeed, our country succeeds together.

WHAT DO GIRLS GET OUT OF CAMP?

Positive Identity -Independence -Leadership skills -Social Skills (Friendship Skills) -Social Skills (Social Comfort) -Social Skills (Peer Relationships) -Adventure and Exploration -Environmental Awareness -Positive Values and Decision-Making -Summer Learning and Positive Risk-taking