Sea Camp

Ohio 4-H Sea Camp?


Printable:?2020 Sea Camp Brochure

Camper Registration: January 31 - May 22

  • Camper Registration Packet?(link removed due to camp cancellation)
  • Camper Registration and Payment Cover Page?(link removed due to camp cancellation)
    • Camper Age: 15-17 at the time of camp (July 11, 2020)
    • COST: $450/camper
    • DISCOUNTED RATE: $400/camper who is enrolled in an Ohio State University Extension Program - including 4-H or Youth Outdoors

Through partnerships of Ohio State University Extension and organizations that offer aquatic education?and water recreation, Ohio 4-H Sea Camp at Kelleys Island has offered hundreds of young people the opportunity to learn about aquatic science and experience a variety of recreational watersports on Lake Erie. Sea Camp is offered to youth ages 15-17 (age as of July 11, first day of camp).

The mission of Ohio 4-H Sea Camp is to offer teenage youth an introduction to the Great Lakes through hands-on experiences in a variety of aquatic-based programs. Sea Camp will enable participants to experience Lake Erie-based activities and culture such as aquatic science, water recreation, and fishing. The program is a supervised, educational environment fostered by Ohio 4-H and The Ohio State University.

Objectives of Ohio 4-H Sea Camp include:

  1. Participants will gain an understanding of safety applied to watercraft, sun, and open water recreation.
  2. Participants will explore a variety of potential career opportunities through learning from professionals in aquatic science, natural resources, and watersports.
  3. Participants will gain lifelong skills fostered through educational and recreational water-based activities, while developing lasting friendships and comradery with peers.

We would like to thank the Ohio 4-H Foundation for generously sponsoring a grant to help support campers attend 2020 Ohio 4-H Sea Camp!



For more information, contact Kayla Oberstadt at the State 4-H Office by email or phone at 614-292-3758.

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