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 9-12 Year Olds
We offer camps with a wide range of learning opportunities. From high adventure to robotics, our 4-H camping program has it all.
Registration will open approximately 1 month prior to registration deadline.
Parents/Volunteers are welcome to attend most of our camps for the same fee as the youth.
Scholarships for youth are available. Scholarships will be awarded based on need and funding availability. Applications are available NOW. Application deadline for events with a registration deadline of March 1 or sooner is January 3 @ noon. Applications for all other events are due by March 1 @ noon. The application for both deadlines is the same so no need to apply twice.
January 26-28, 2018
Registration Deadline: January 3 (CLOSED)
Registration Fee: $175
Come explore a variety of careers within several fields. Campers will have the opportunity to choose between two different career fields - Law Enforcement/Military and Technology. Campers will also learn about college scholarships, dos and dont's for resumes and interviews, and other things to consider.
Session I - June 25-27, 2018
Session II - July 9-11, 2018
Age: 9 to 12
Registration Deadline: June 1, 2018
Registration Fee: $185
Theme: Mardi Gras
Join 4-H members from around the state in this 3-day camp. This years camp will be all about Mardi Gras. Don't miss the party.
Equine Camp (youth only)
Spring Break - March 19-22, 2018 (CLOSED)
Focus - Speed Events
Summer- May 29-June 1, 2018 (CLOSED)
Focus - Performance/Ranch Events
Registration Deadline: March 1, 2018
Registration Fee: $395
Age: 12 to 18
Looking for an opportunity to learn new things with and about your horse? You
will have the opportunity at the 2018 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. We will also be focusing this years sessions on different events. Spring Break will focus on Speed Events and the Summer Session will focus on Performance/Ranch Classes.
July 8-11, 2018
Registration Deadline: June 1, 2018 (Spaces limited)
Registration Fee: $280
This is the camp for all you techie kids out there or any want to be techie kids!
HA Horsepacking Training Sessions
July 6-8, 2018
Registration Deadline: June 1, 2018
Registration Fee: $225
Come express your creativity. Create products that you can use in your everyday lives, enter in the fair, or use as inspiration to create your own business.
Forestry and Wildlife Camp
October 19-21, 2018
Registration Deadline: October 1, 2018
Registration Fee: $160
Do you like the outdoors? This camp focuses on a variety of outdoor skills. You will learn about things related to forestry and wildlife. You could learn things from rock climbing to what things you can eat in the wild.
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.Help other campers by being a camp counselor!
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.Outdoor learning at its best!