The Harford County 4-H camp is a unique, private non-profit organization run by a 13 member all-volunteer Camp Board, The Harford County 4-H Clubs, Inc.
Our camp is 100% self-funded and relies on income from events and fundraisers as well as the generosity from the public to continue to enrich the lives of young people and our community. It receives NO outside funding.
Our camp has been enriching lives for nearly a century. The current land of the 4-H camp was first transferred to Harford County 4-H Clubs, Inc. on July 9, 1925. This was the start of Harford County 4-H Camp at the Rocks and the first Harford County 4-H Camp was held that year. The camp is the oldest 4-H camp in Maryland and one of the oldest continuous use 4-H camps in the country.
Our Camp offers various event facilities.
Deer Creek Overlook Center – Includes a Banquet Hall for up to 240 guests, conference room for 45 people, commercial kitchen with caterer of your choice, and restrooms.
Rocks Lodge – Includes a warming kitchen, Banquet Hall seating 150 guests and restrooms. This is a rustic indoor setting for groups. (pictured above)
Dormitories – Two have a 65 person capacity and one has a 32 person capacity. Showers and restrooms are attached or adjacent to each.
Crafts Building – 32 X 84 foot wooden building for indoor activities. Includes Nurse’s station with overnight accommodations.
Pavilions – Two, open sided, roofed pavilions with cement floors. Each has 28 picnic tables and benches and seats up to 175 people. Each has a charcoal grill, electric, and water. Both include Volleyball Courts. One has a Gaga Pit in addition to a Volleyball Court.
Our Camp offers unique features.
Swimming Pool – Up to 3 Lifeguards provided. 76 feet in length with width varying from 43 feet in the shallow end to 17.5 feet in the deep end. Three to Nine feet deep with diving board. Pool house with restrooms.
Archery Range – A covered pavilion with a dirt floor and open on all sides. Target area has backstops.
Athletic Fields – Several large athletic fields for sports day events.
Woodland Activities – Council Circle with fire pit, extensive hiking trails, outdoor learning center with benches.
During the summer, we host three Camps for Harford County, Cecil County Camp, as well as numerous counselor training events.
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Our camp was founded in 1925 and has been enriching the lives of youth and those who serve them ever since.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals, make much-needed improvements, and help ensure the camp remains part of the community for another 100 years!
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