North Central 4-H Camp, is located in Carlisle, KY. on 350 acres of rolling hills and forested land near Lake Carnico. North Central serves 28 Kentucky counties and can accommodate 422 guests in its air-conditioned and heated cabins, 32 in it's air-conditioned and heated Yurt Village, plus 24 in the primitive camping 'Outpost'. The camp offers an air-conditioned and heated dining hall, multi-purpose building, and bathhouses; an open-air shelter house; restored, historic log cabin; country store for souvenirs and snacks; and swimming pool with waterslide. Program facilities include rifle and archery ranges, bird blind for nature classes, observation bee hive, low and high ropes, challenge course, basketball, volleyball and athletic field. The six-acre 4-H Lake holds the famous "North Central AquaPark", a 130 foot floating obstacle course and offers opportunities for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, pond studies and hiking in nature classes. The shelter house and the lakeside campfire area are perfect for evening programs and special events. 

For more information on facility rentals, employment opportunities, and upcoming events – please navigate the tabs to the left or contact North Central 4-H Camp Program Coordinator, Andy Lewis at

North Central 4-H Camping Center 
260 Camp Drive 
Carlisle, KY 40311 
(859) 289-5308