Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp

Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp

Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp (Nancy, KY)

About the Camp

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 4-H Camp serves 20 counties for summer camp. Our 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. We 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/kayak and fishing, football and basketball. Evening programs can be held in the shelter house or cozy campfire area in the amphitheater.


Interested in attending summer 4-H camp?

Contact your county 4-H Agent if you would like to attend summer 4-H camp. Click the Contact 4-H Agent button below to browse your county's Extension office website. This website will have contact information for your local 4-H agent.

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Rental Groups

Our camp hosts a variety of groups and events including School Overnights, Church Retreats, Leadership Trainings, Weekend Camps, and much more!

Amenities Offered

  • Large meeting area (175+) with 250mg fiber high speed internet
    • Multiple break out session meeting spaces with audio/visual capabilities
    • Outdoor pavilion for activities
    • Recreational space
  • Varity of dining options (chosen by the group)
    • Evening snack which can include s’more by our outdoor cooking area
    • Summer – Lake access for kayaking/canoeing/boating
    • Swimming pool rental options

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Contact Information

Contact the Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp Office with any camp rental questions:

(270) 866-3787 or

Camp Address

17575 Hwy. 196 
Nancy, KY 42544 
(270) 866-3787

Lake Cumberland Camp Contact

Kyle Comley

Camp Director

(270) 866-3787 Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp 17500 KY-196 Nancy, KY 42544

Lake Cumberland Camp Events/Availability

Contact Information

Rachel Noble Guidugli, Ed.D.
Interim Assistant Extension Director for Kentucky 4-H

212 Scovell Hall Lexington, KY 40546-0064

(859) 218-0991