4-H Camp Bob Marshall: Camper Guide Back »

Photo courtesy of Camp Bob Marshall.


Greetings From 4-H Camp Bob Marshall!

We are excited to have you joining us at 4-H Camp Bob Marshall this summer! Here is your one stop shop for Camp Bob Marshall information. Please read over the following information so that you know what’s going on.

Sessions
Three sessions of camp are offered, please refer below for which counties are assigned to which session. There are many counties at each camp, numbers fill up fast, check with your county on their cap of numbers for campers.

  • Session 2: June 21-24
    Union, Dewey, Perkins, Ziebach, Ogala Lakota/ Pine Ridge, Todd, Custer/Fall River
  • Session 3: June 25-28
    Meade, Tripp, Gregory, Hughes, Stanley, Sully, Brule/Lyman, Harding, Haakon, Mellette, Jones, Jackson

For Parents

What parents should know:

  • Age & Attendance
    4-H camp is open to all youth ages 8-12 by camp deadline. You do not have to be a 4-H member to attend. Invite a friend!
  • Food Allergies
    This camp is NOT a nut free camp due to ingredients used and camp store. Food allergies need to be called in by June 1 to the Head Cook.
  • Talent Show
    A talent/variety show will be held. Please bring what you need to share your talent with the camp.
  • Camp Store
    The camp store will be open daily for campers to buy snacks and camp souvenirs.
  • Conduct
    Please note, The South Dakota 4-H Code of Conduct is enforced at all 4-H Camp functions.

Packing

Please label your personal belongings! It helps to identify items in the lost and found and get them returned to you in case they are forgotten!

Camper Packing List

  • Warm & Cool Clothing
  • Shorts/jeans/t-shirts/sweatshirts
  • Jacket
  • 2 pairs of closed toe shoes (tennis shoes preferred)
  • Rain Coat/ Umbrella
  • Insect Repellant (non- aerosol) & Sunscreen
  • Bedroll or sleeping bag & pillow
  • Bathroom Items
  • Towel
  • Flashlight
  • Swim wear & Sandals for beach
  • Water bottle

Do Not Bring

  • Snacks of any kind from home. This includes your own pop. Snacks and food in the cabins only attract pesky animals.
  • Valuables: cell phones, music devices, jewelry, excessive amounts of money, etc. Neither SDSU or the WDCA will be held accountable for these items
  • Aerosol items are not allowed: This includes perfume, cologne, hairspray, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, etc. 

Getting There

Address:

     Camp Bob Marshall
     Custer State Park
     25007 Camp Bob Marshall Rd.
     Custer, SD 57730

     605.673.2730  Website  Directions

Arrival & Departure

  • Arrival Time
    Please plan your arrival for no earlier than 2:00 p.m. (MST) on the first day of camp.
  • Departure Time
    Departure is no earlier than 10:30 a.m. (MST) and no later than 11:30 a.m. on the last day of camp. An adult from each county needs to stay until all campers have left camp!

Daily Schedule

Day 1

  • 2:00-3:00 Registration
  • 3:00 Flag Ceremony
  • 3:15-3:45 Adult Staff Meeting
  • 3:45-4:00 Cabin Ice Breakers
  • 4:00-5:00 Games on Green
  • 5:15 Flag Ceremony
  • 5:30 K.P.
  • 5:45-6:45 Dinner
  • 7:00-9:00 Camptivity
  • 9:00-9:45 Campfire
  • 10:00 Cabin Time
  • 10:30 Lights Out

Day 2

  • 7:00 Wake Up
  • 7:30 Flag Ceremony.
  • 7:45 K.P
  • 8:00-9:00 Breakfast
  • 9:00-9:30 Cabin Clean-up
  • 9:30-10:30 Workshop #1
  • 10:45-11:45 Workshop #2
  • 11:45 K.P.
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00-2:00 Quiet TIme
  • 2:00-3:00 Workshop #3
  • 3:00-4:00 Free Time/ Camp Store
  • 4:00-5:00 Workshop #4
  • 5:15 K.P.
  • 5:30-6:30 Dinner
  • 6:30-6:45 Flag Ceremony
  • 7:00-9:15 Camptivity
  • 9:15-10:00 Camp Fire
  • 10:15 Cabin Time
  • 10:30 Lights Out

Day 3

  • 7:00 Wake-up
  • 7:30 K.P.
  • 7:45 Flag Ceremony
  • 8:00-9:00 Breakfast
  • 9:00-9:30 Cabin Clean-Up
  • 9:30-10:30 Workshop #1
  • 10:45-11:45 Workshop #2
  • 11:45 KP
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00-2:00 Quiet Time
  • 2:00-3:00 Workshop #3
  • 3:00-4:00 Free Time/ Camp Store
  • 4:00-5:00 Workshop #4
  • 5:15: KP
  • 5:30-6:30 Dinner
  • 6:30-6:45 Flag Ceremony     
  • 7:00-8:30 Talent Show
  • 8:30-9:45 Dance
  • 10:15 Cabin Time    
  • 10:30 Lights Out

Day 4

  • 7:45 Wake Up        
  • 8:15 Flag Ceremony    
  • 8:30 K.P.
  • 8:45-9:45 Breakfast
  • FILL OUT EVALUATIONS Cabins/Camp Clean Up
  • 10:15 Cabin Inspection
  • 11:00 Head for Home ONLY after cabin has been inspected and passed!!!

* Tentative*
Subject to Change*

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