Our Mission

The mission of 4-H Camp Overlook is to provide a natural Adirondack environment where youth, under the guidance of positive role models, take part in a personal growth experience that emphasizes community building, positive social interactions, environmental awareness, skill building…

What We Do

In a nutshell, we do it all…. at least, when it comes to the outdoors. With a residential week long summer camp that celebrated it’s 70th birthday in 2015, a ropes course open year-round to anyone up for the challenge, and…

Who We Are

Campers.  Counselors.  Professionals. Established in 1945 as a summer camp, Camp Overlook is a 4-H Camp owned by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin and St.Lawrence County. Program Director (Year-Round) Casey Sukeforth cls348@cornell.edu Casey works year-round at camp and in our office…

Camp News

4-H Camping Program Promotes Positive Youth Development

As the weather turns warmer and the school year winds down, many families’ thoughts turn to what to do with the long summer break.  While there is a wide variety of activities for youth, there is nothing that matches the…

The Importance of Getting Kids to ‘Unplug’ and get Outside

Research shows that youth who play outside are happier, more focused, and less anxious than youth who spend more time indoors. Then why are young people spending more and more time inside? University of Michigan found that the average American…

Online Registration now Open for 2017

We are excited to announce that our online registration for summer 2017 is now open! With online registration you can choose your weeks, programs, and classes, and pay with credit card. Click here to register online! 2017 Camp Dates Cloverbud…

Summer Camp Classes for 2017

Each year, we strive to offer fun, exciting classes for our campers, and 2017 proves to be no different!

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