West Kentucky 4-H Camp

West Kentucky 4-H Camp

West Kentucky 4-H Camp (Dawson Springs, KY)

About the Camp

The West Kentucky 4-H Camp is a 465-acre facility serving 38 counties in Western Kentucky. Located in Dawson Springs, KY, our camp is home to 4-H Summer Camp and is available for group rentals throughout the year. Our facilities include a 17-acre fresh-water lake, fishing dock, a high and low ropes challenge course, archery & riflery ranges, a swimming pool, multi-purpose buildings, athletic fields, 2 dining halls, and 22 cabins with a total capacity of 486. Our camp hosts a variety of groups and events including School Overnights, Church Retreats, Leadership Trainings, Weekend Camps, and much more! For more information, contact us today!


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

West Kentucky 4-H Camp's beautiful facility sleeps up to 514 people. With multiple buildings and outdoor settings, we are ready to accomodate your next birthday party, corporate retreat, family reunion or special event!

Information about renting our facility, including our rates and process for reservations, can be found here. Please contact Camp Director, Nicole Blanzy for more information.

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Contact Information

Contact the West Kentucky 4-H Camp Office with any camp rental questions:

(270) 797-8758 or wkydirector@kentucky4h.org

Camp Address

West Kentucky 4-H Camp
600 4-H Camp Drive
Dawson Springs, KY  42408
Office: (270) 797-8758
Fax: (270) 797-3222

West KY Camp Contact

Nicole Blanzy

Camp Director

(270) 797-8758 nicoleblanzy@uky.edu West Kentucky 4-H Camp 600 4-H Camp Drive Dawson Springs, KY 42408

West Kentucky Camp Events/Availability

Sap to Sugar Festival 2024

This hands-on experience lasts about 2 hours. Please pre-register for your start time. Have a pancake breakfast, learn how to identify maple trees and how sap flows, experience tapping a tree and turning sap into syrup, and explore the history and lore of sugaring. Whether you are interested in tapping trees in your own backyard or just want to enjoy this sweet activity for the day, there is something for everyone. 

$12 for ages 3 - 11

$16 for ages 12 and up

Please register here

A guest at the 2023 maple festival uses a mallet to secure a spile, used for collecting sap, into the trunk of a maple tree.

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