Campers on 4-H Camp Owahta's Rec. court
Camp counselor with swimmers, Camp Owahta 2013
Swim Meet
Image by Leah Potter

Camp Activities

There are many fun and exciting activities for you to do at camp. We allow you to choose your activities from four core areas that you attend daily . 

  • Nature
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Waterfront
  • Recreation

Within these areas there are many activities. For instance in Nature you may decide one day to go hiking on our trails, and the next day learn how to make delicious meals in one of our outdoor cooking classes.

Below we have listed some of the many activities broken down by area, but this is not a list of ALL activities in the area.

All activities are lead by caring counselors who are knowledgeable in their area, and are always understanding of everyone's ability level, whether advanced in knowledge and skill, or just learning for the first time.


  • Trail Exploration
  • Outdoor Cooking
  • Outdoor Survival Skills 
  • Tree and Plant Identification 
  • Animal spotting
  • Conservation Theory
  • Pond animal exploration

Arts & Crafts

  • Painting 
  • Collage 
  • Art using natural materials
  • Drawing 


  • Progressive Swim Lessons
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing 
  • Free Swimming


  • Low ropes challenge course
  • Fishing
  • 4-Square
  • Sand Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Archery
  • Flag Football
  • Baseball 
  • and many more

Last updated December 15, 2020