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Oz-Some 4-H Camp: June 24th-27th, 2021

Join your friends for some swimming, canoeing, horseback riding, and more nature-filled fun at the Rock Springs 4-H Center, located south of Junction City. Campers are housed with other youth and two teen counselors during their stay. 


There will be COVID-19 Protocols to protect all the campers and staff at Rock Springs. The first protocol is the number of campers we can bring will be limited from the past. That way we can make sure everyone has plenty of space to practice social distancing. Because of this we are opening registration for camp on April 15th It will be first come first serve. You will use the registration link to fill in your camper’s information; you will either get directed to Camp Doc where you will pay and register your camper or you will get your information put on a waiting list. The camper’s spot will not be secured until payment is received.  All the counties that camp with Oz-Some will have access to registration at the same time. 


Full Time Camp - for those who are 9-12 years old before Jan. 1st, 2020. This camp is 4 days and 3 nights filled with outdoor activities and special events. Cost: $250

Registration Opens: April 15th at 6:00 AM https://kstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eA39ign4IdI7wDI

Registration Closes: April 30th at 11:59 PM

Financial assistance is available to all Marion County 4-H Members going to Camp. A $100.00 scholarship is automatically deducted from your camp fee if the member submits a short paragraph explaining why they want to go to camp.  This is done during the registration process.

2021 Camp Changes

  • There will be a refund policy because of illness in place all the way up to camp and prorated refunds during camp
  • No youth that is ill should come to camp
  • If a youth becomes ill at camp they must be picked up in 6 hours
  • Because of limited numbers we will not have Rookie Camp this year
  • Masks must be worn unless youth are swimming, eating or sleeping
  • Families will have to send their youth with masks we recommend 2 per day
  • Camp will be for enrolled 4-H members only in 2021
  • Rock Springs Ranch COVID-19 Protocols 

Camp Counselors

Do you enjoy kids, have lots of energy, and like the outdoors?!  Apply to be a camp counselor! Teams of 2 counselors are responsible for a group of 8 campers 24/7 during camp.  You and your co-counselor will be responsible for getting your group to the activities, encouraging them to try new things, helping them experience all that camp has to offer, and be a young adult role model.

Counselors are required to attend training the day before camp begins. Counselors must be at least 14 by the time of camp. 

Camp Counselor applications are due April 15th (or as soon as you fill it out! Don't wait until the last minute!)

You can co-counsel with a friend or if you don't have someone in mind, we will pair you up with someone from another county so you can make more friends!!

Apply: https://tinyurl.com/CampCounselor21 

Basic camp information

Full Time Camper Letter

Barn Rules

Pool Rules

Snack Bar Prices

Souvenir List

Craft List

Craft Prices

Map and Direction to Camp

Camp online registration tips

Adult Volunteer Helper

Extra adults are usually needed at camp. Duties include: helping with a variety of camp activities, assisting in classes, helping in the dining hall, etc. Adults will help supervise a cabin and assist counselors as needed. One half of the camp registration fee is provided if you are selected to help. Adults will go to and from camp the same time as campers.