University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Lake Cumberland

Location: 
17500 Hwy. 196 
Nancy, KY 42544 
(270) 866-4215
(270) 866-4275 (fax)

The Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp along with the Kentucky Leadership Center have merged to form:
Lake Cumberland 4-H Educational Center
Groups interested in using the facilities of either the camp or the Leadership Center should contact us at (270) 866-4215 or via email at leadershipdirector@kentucky4h.org.

The Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp  is located in Jabez, KY. and is the largest 4-H camp in Kentucky. Located on Lake Cumberland, it contains six miles of shoreline in its 1500 acres of rolling hills and forested land.  The Lake Cumberland camp serves 21 counties for summer camp. Camp facilities include Heated cabins with toilet and shower facilities, a swimming pool with waterslide, shelter house, dining hall, country store for souvenirs and snacks, low ropes challenge course, high element zip line, and a craft and nature building. It can accommodate 377 campers and counselors per camping session. An additional 24 campers and counselors can be accommodated by an outpost for primitive camping. The camp offers a cave and miles of nature trails for exploring. In addition, the camp provides areas for riflery, archery, canoeing and fishing, softball, football and basketball. Evening programs can be held in the shelter house or cozy campfire area. All registration for summer camp is through the 4-H agent in each county extension office. Contact your County 4-H Agent

 

 

 


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