North Central 4-H Camp

North Central 4-H Camp

North Central 4-H Camp (Carlisle, KY)

About the Camp

The 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, 96 guests 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 offers opportunities for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, lake studies and hiking in nature classes. The shelter house and the lakeside campfire area are perfect for evening programs and special events.


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.

Contact 4-H Agent

Contact Information

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

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Camp Address

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


Jake Farmer

Camp Director

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

North Central Camp Events/Availability

Contact Information

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

450 Cooper Drive Moloney Bldg. Suite 114 Lexington, KY 40546-0274

(859) 218-0991