Camping is one of the most valuable experiences a child can have. It’s a learning experience that helps boys and girls appreciate the outdoors, live together as a group, gain independence, get along with others, and appreciate people with different interests and backgrounds.
One of the most important things children learn from camp is to be self-sufficient. That is, they learn they can survive for four days on their own. To help our campers learn self-sufficiency, parents are asked not to call or visit campers unless there is an emergency. Campers may not bring cell phones or electronic devices to camp.
The camp week consists of four days, beginning on Monday afternoon when the campers arrive at camp and ending on Friday morning after breakfast. 4-H Agents, volunteer leaders, and teen counselors from each parish attend camp and stay in the cabins with the campers.
Parents are asked not to send snacks to camp. Three meals and three snacks will be served to campers each day. On Monday, dinner is the only meal served followed by a snack that evening.
Registration, cabin assignment, swim test, counselor meeting, track selection, and night-time recreation.
After breakfast, campers will participate in one of (7) educational tracks: Science, Engineering, and Technology; Outdoor Adventures; Hunter Safety; Renewable Energy; Louisiana Wetlands; Food and Fitness; and General Arts.
Campers will also have recreational time to play various sports, archery, swimming, canoeing and kayaking, stand-up paddle-boarding, and line dancing. Other choices include team-building activities, performing arts, visiting with friends, and shopping for souvenirs in the Camp Store. Evening programs consist of skits, talent show, Vespers, and special guest speakers.
Campers do not need to bring money to camp. All money for the Camp Store and Camp Canteen will be turned in to your local 4-H parish office before camp.
Camp Grant Walker is pleased to offer a Traveling Road Show Day Camp during the months of June and July. This collaborative effort between a hosting parish 4-H program(s) and Camp Grant Walker programming staff and resources will provide a mini camping experience for our 4-H members in the 4th through 6th grades. Each camp offers non-formal education and engaging recreational activities for the youth of participating parishes.
Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes will be hosting camp together this year on July 27th, 2021 at the Burton Coliseum. Spots are limited to 40 campers, first come first serve; a waiting list will be kept.
Your Child Is Not Fully Registered for Camp Until Payment, Pre-Registration, Online Registration, And Health Forms Are Turned In. Your Child's Camp Spot Will Be Given To The Next In Line On The Wait List If Proper Paperwork And Payment Are Not Turned In By The Due Dates Listed.
Camp Grant Walker
*Please do not call except for emergencies.
The mailing address at camp is:
Grant Walker 4-H
Attn: Name of camper
3000 Hwy. 8
Pollock, LA 71467