Camp Improvements

The Iowa 4-H Foundation is dedicated to continually upgrading and improving facilities at the Iowa 4-H Center in order to give Iowa 4-H’ers have a comfortable and enjoyable camping experience. Thanks to contributions from donors like you, the following improvements have been made:

Elm Kitchen Remodel: 

Kitchen Full New
Donors and volunteers provided the funding and labor to install new floor, cabinets and countertop, paint and trim as well as new appliances!

Tornado Safe Room

Ribbon Cutting
Construction of the tornado safe room was completed in the spring of 2015. The facility offers campers shelter in the event of severe weather.

Bunk Beds

New sets of bunk beds will make staying at the Iowa 4-H Center a little more comfortable! These beds can be found in Oak & Elm Villages.

Road Project

Road Pavement
The roads were re-graded in the summer of 2015 making entry onto the Campgrounds a little more friendly!

Hickory Lodge

hickory roof
This past year, Hickory Lodge received a new roof, windows and gutters.

Swinging Bridge

Swinging Bridge
The swinging bridge was repaired and opened up to campers in the summer of 2014. It is a favorite feature of campers at Clover Woods.

Cedar Lodge

Cedar Lodge
Cedar Lodge received new, energy efficient windows last spring.


Projects on the Horizon

  • Swimming Pool
  • Trail Work
  • Re-opening Birch and Maple Villages