Campers on 4-H Camp Owahta's Rec. court

Campers playing on the Recreation court

4-H Camp Owahta Fire

An evening campfire with friends.

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Campers having fun!

2017 Summer Camp
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Dress up time !

2017 Summer Camp
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Adventure Time!

2017 Summer Camp
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Campers having fun!

2017 camp
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Camp Fire 2017!

2017 Camp
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Tent Camping - Breakfast Time!

wall climbing
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Wall Climbing

dumas trail
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Thomas A Dumas Trail

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Theatre Time!

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Cooking making biscuits

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arts and crafts time

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Sunset at 4-H Camp Owahta

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Lets get Swimming!

4-H Camp Owahta, "Where the fun is endless!


Gift Certificates available !


Please note:  Required Deposit $50 on every chosen registered week and paid in full 2-weeks before your child attends.  

DAY CAMP -  $200 per week  Monday - Friday  (Weeks 1-5) 

Week 6 Olympic Week is $210.00 with t-shirt

(9 a.m - 4 p.m.includes bus transportation, snacks & lunch)

RESIDENT OR TENT CAMP - $300 per week  Sunday - Friday   Weeks 1-5 

Week 6 Olympic Week is $310.00 with t-shirt

Contact 607-391-2660 - CCE - Cortland County

Where can you go to make new friends, try new activities, and have an amazing adventure everyday of the summer? ........4-H Camp Owahta!

New This Year!

4-H Camp Owahta’s has a new two-week program offer!

“Outdoor Adventures”  July 28-Aug 9th!

What is the Outdoor Adventures Program

A night sky bursting with stars is our nightlight in the Outdoor Adventures program. -  Outdoor Adventurer campers will spend TWO weeks at camp! On your five-day backpacking trip you will learn new outdoor skills like fire-building, outdoor cooking, and much more as well as sleep under the stars or in a tent! You will also have plenty of time in camp, doing your favorite camp activities like swimming, archery and gaga. Due to the nature of this program, only 14 campers aged 13-16 will be able to participate.   NO BACKPACKING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!!

** 2019 Theme Weeks at 4-H Camp Owahta **

(Week 1) - July 7th - Klondike Week - Welcome to Camp! Kick off the summer with the fun filled adventure of Klondike Week!   We have a week full of Klondike activities for campers as there is a gold in the hills of 4-H Camp Owahta.  Enjoy join your favorite old western grub as we look for gold in there hills at Owahta, enjoy the ropes course adventure, fun waterfront quests, try your hand at stirring up a Klondike dish in our Jr. Iron Chef Contest.

(Week 2) - July 14th - Magic Week - Unleash your creativity as you explore the wonders of science to create potions, use your math skills to predict magical adventures, make wands, make magical creatures in the arts and craft pavilion, and assist you cabin in writing the winning story placed in our very first Owahta Newspaper for Wizards!

(Week 3) - July 21st - Renaissance Week - You have been invited to full week of renaissance fun!  Start off the week by meeting King Arthur himself.  You and your counselors will dig into the past, build a water raft, build shelters in the Owahta Woods, help your favorite counselor in winning the Crown of Owahtashire, and use your new magical powers to conjure up a delicious dish in our Jr. Iron Chef Contest.

(Week 4) -July 28th - Super Hero Week - Grab your capes and masks, and prepare for a supercharged week of non stop action!  The City of Owahtaville has been invaded by the ultimate crime villain and everything has been turned upside down!  Is there any hope left?  It's up to our favorite superheroes to save the day!  As always, a superhero is only as good as their secret identity - Are you up to the challenge?

(Week 5) - August 4th - Caribbean Mystery Cruise Week - Pack your suitcase, get your sunscreen on and hop on the "HMS Owahta" bound for session 5!  During the mystery cruise we'll be stopping by the many islands and meeting the people who live there while dancing, and having a party until the ship comes back to port.  put on your explorer hats and help find the hidden treasure.  Meanwhile, a mystery awaits you... Join us to help solve it!

(Week 6) - August 11th - Olympic Week - On your mark, get set, GO!  The race for our 27th Annual Olympics.  Will this be the year you go down in the record book?  Help bring your country to glory through sports, art and drama activities, all while enjoying the camaraderie of your friends.  Please note that an $10 is added to the fee for an Olympic T-shirt.

4-H Camp Owahta provides youth ages 6 through 16 and (8 to 15 for resident camp) with enriching, memorable, and positive outdoor experiences. Located on over 120 acres of woodland, with over 5 miles of trails, and a beautiful pond, we have been providing over 60 proven years of high quality camping services to the Central New York region. Check out the links to the left and right columns to explore more about camp, and how we can create memories for a lifetime in your family.

        REGISTRATION:  We now have registration on-line and payments by check or Credit Card choices. - Look to the right bottom of the screen - green button to start the process.  If your family is a returning camper, information has been saved to re-enroll from 2018.

Additional Paperwork is Requested Health History of Campers Attending.

  • 1.  Once you have answered the camper Health History on-line while registering your child for summer camp - it is also required to have current Physical Form from your family physician or from current School physicals for any camper attending the 2019 summer programs at 4-H Camp Owahta.  
  • Please note update on "Exemption Immunizations - Medical" requirements by Physician for any camper attending 2019.


  • If it is necessary for your child to receive any medication (prescription or over-the-counter) while at camp, please adhere to the following guidelines. 
  • No medications will be given to campers unless a licensed physician has granted permission to do so on the camper’s Health Form or Physical Form. 
  • The physician must provide clear written instructions regarding the use of prescription medications on both the Health Form and the Physical Form or as an additional Letter head/script attachment.
  • Please note that forms will be to the left of this summary in pdf downloadable.

Sincerely, 4-H Camp Admin.

$ 4-H Camp Owahta - SWAG $

(order on-line along with your registration)

Short Sleeve 4-H Camp Owahta T-shirt  - (logo front center)  - xxl- larger sizes 

Hoodie Dark Blue -4-H Camp Owahta - (logo on front center) -  - xxl larger sizes 

Flannel Laxy Pants Camp Owahta - logo down left leg- - xxl larger sizes 

Draw String Bags with Logo $ and Water Bottles with Logo - 

Last updated August 12, 2019