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

Dates for Summer 2018!

We are so excited for summer to get here! Registration for camp opens February 1st.

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…

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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