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Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp

Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County
Phone: (516)433-7970 Business website:

Celebrating its 89th year of camp, Cornell Cooperative Extension is committed to offering their camper families a high-quality educational program, achieving the same level of excellence as their partners at Cornell University. The camp is located on the North Fork of Long Island. The camp’s 140-acre natural setting includes woodlands, bluffs, pine forests, sand dunes, farmland, and beachfront. This co-educational sleepaway camp is a great place for children enjoying a week or several weeks of summer. The DPF 4-H camp is open to all children entering grades 4-10. The camping program offers many traditional camping activities and specialized in-depth programming. Traditional camping programs include sports, dance, swimming, arts and crafts, fishing, drama, outdoor living, canoeing, wood working, rocketry, archery, nature and more! Specialized in-depth programs include horseback riding, an adventure program and CIT. The camp has a low and high ropes challenge course, nature center with touch tanks, 40-acre work and learn farm, indoor horseback riding arena and many riding trails. Evening programs include talent shows, carnivals, dances, scavenger hunts, wagon rides, cookouts, campfires and much more. Meals are served in the lodge; food is plentiful and the comprehensive salad bar offers campers many additional choices. The camp’s administrative and program staff is comprised of teachers, educators, college graduates and camp alumni. The senior counselors have completed counselor-training programs, and most have been campers themselves. International staff from the United Kingdom compliments the seasoned American staff. The international counselors share their rich cultural backgrounds with the campers. The American Camping Association Camp accredits the camp, and it is proud of the high standards they achieve regarding the health, safety and welfare of campers. Monday to Saturday sessions from July through August. Stay over sessions available throughout the summer.