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Sunset over the lake at camp

Join us for a unique island overnight adventure at Bay Lake Camp, located in Deerwood, MN, approximately 2 hours north of the Twin Cities! This 4‑H Camp is sponsored by the Urban 4‑H Youth Development program and the University of Minnesota. Campers from across the metro area enjoy a week filled with fun challenges, leadership and team building experiences, and exciting hands-on activities including arts and crafts, science, swimming, large group games, boating, environmental exploration, nightly campfires and more! Youth stay in cabins with trained high-school counselors who lead activities throughout the week. Transportation to and from the Twin Cities is provided.

Sunset over the lake at camp

Sign up today!


Complete the paper registration form (one form per person). Mail your form with payment to:

Urban 4-H Youth Development
1420 Eckles Ave, 90 Coffey Hall
St. Paul, MN 55108

Make checks payable to the University of Minnesota.

Registration is due May 1, 2014.

Late registrations will be taken only if spaces are still open.

4-H girl in a kayak

Who can attend?

Youth completing grades 4-8 by summer 2014. You do not need to be a 4-H member to attend camp.


The cost is $350.

A minimum $50 deposit must accompany the registration form.
Registration & deposit due May 1 (registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis).
Final payment is due by June 2. After June 2, call 612-624-7603 for availability.


Contact Alneida Madrigal at or 612-624-7603.

Additional information

What do I need to know before the trip?

What should I pack? (25 K PDF)

It's the spark in their eyes

In her short essay, Camp: Why I kept going back, counselor Medora Kea recalls what camp meant to her as a young girl, and how she sees the same spark in the eyes of her campers at Bay Lake 4-H Camp.


Contact us:

University of Minnesota Extension
Center for Youth Development
Urban Youth Development Office
90 Coffey Hall
1420 Eckles Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108-6116


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