The Arkansas Outdoor School is proud to offer the AOS Summer Day Camp for 7-15 year olds. Each day camp session has be tailored to give campers a chance to get out and explore, discover and learn about the world around them and have fun in the process. All camp activities place an emphasis on team work, self esteem, communication and cooperation.
Arkansas 4-H Camps for 13-19 year olds
Scholarships are available for most camps. Applications are available on 4HOnline.
Camp Registration will open approximately 1 month prior to registration deadline. Parents/Volunteers are welcome to attend all of most camps for the same fee as the youth.
2018 - TBD
Age: 9 to 19
Registration Deadline: TBD
Registration Fee: TBD
Come learn how to start your own business! You will learn about the ins and outs of being an entrepreneur and develop a business plan for your business.
Adventure & Challenge Camp
Session I - July 10-12, 2017
Session II - July 17-19, 2017
Age: 13 to 15
Registration Deadline: June 1, 2017
Registration Fee: $170
Team up with 4-H teens, from around the state, to conquer challenges and push your limits. Complete our award winning* ExCEL Leadership program, which includes a ropes course. Swimming, campfire and other camp activities also included. *Arkansas Business Reader's Choice Best Teambuilding.
High Adventure - New Mexico (Backpacking & Horsepacking)
July 30 - August 6, 2017
Age: 13 to 19 (13 by Jan. 1 2017)
Registration Deadline: February 15, 2017
Backpacking Registration Fee: $650
Horsepacking Registration Fee: $750
Parent/Camper Rally: March 11, 2017
Shakedown Training: April 21-23, 2017
***These are REQUIRED Trainings and they are very important for you and your crew members. We will be travelling to an area that has many obstacles/things to consider/risks.
Provided gear: Crew gear - cooking supplies, tents
Gear that can be rented: Sleeping bags, sleeping pads, backpacks
Personal Gear: We will discuss what personal gear is needed at Parent/Camper Rally.
$$ for trip: Extra $ will only be needed for souvenirs and meals on the road.
Equine Camp (youth)
Spring Break - March 20-23, 2017 (Reg. Opens 2/1 @2pm)
Summer- May 30 - June 2, 2017 (Reg. Opens 2/3 @2pm)
Registration Fee: $385
Deadline: March 1, 2017
Age: 12 (by Aug. 1) to 18
Looking for an opportunity to learn new things with and about your horse? You will have the opportunity at the 2017 Equine Camp. You and other youth will work with State Equine Specialist, Mark Russell and other industry professionals. You will learn new techniques and become more in tune with your horse. You will improve your overall horsemanship skills. You will need some riding experience and your own horse.
March 18-21, 2017
Registration Deadline: March
Registration Fee: $265
This is the camp for all you techie kids out there or any want to be techie kids! Come learn about robotics, create a Mobile App, Tinker, and conduct Science Experiments!
Craft Camp (NEW)
June 26-28, 2017
Registration Deadline: June 1, 2017
Registration Fee: $200
Come express your creativity. Create products that you can use in your everday lives, enter in the fair, or use as inspiration to create your own business.
Forestry and Wildlife Camp
November 3-5, 2017
Registration Deadline: October 13, 2017
Registration Fee: $145
Don't forget you will need to reenroll in 4HOnline before you can register.
Other Camps and 4-H Center Programs:
The Arkansas 4-H Camping Program offers camping and training opportunities for youth 5-19 years old and adults. Our overnight camps take place at the C. A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center 10 miles west of Little Rock. Canoeing, swimming, archery, fishing, rock wall climbing,
high ropes challenge course, and off-site backpacking/canoeing adventures are just
some of the exciting possibilities.
Have you always wanted to be a camp counselor? We offer training and volunteer opportunities for 4-H teens. We also hire college-age camp interns each summer. If you love camp and are too old to be a camper, consider these opportunities to give back.Learn more camp leadership opportunities.
Our ExCEL program offers experiential team building programs ranging from a few hours
to a few days.
Programs are customized for your group's specific needs. We offer ground based team building initiatives, low ropes course elements, outdoor climbing tower and giants ladder with team belay, static high ropes course with 23 elements including a 300ft zip line. Onsite and offsite programs.
Come to the Arkansas Outdoor School - a day of learning your students will never forget! We offer experiential learning in a natural setting.
AOS can build the right program for your group or class, whether it's a day, overnight or a multi-day visit. We create a unique opportunity for students to learn in a setting away from the traditional classroom.Learn more about AOS.