Cascade Lake 4-H Camp

Donnelly, Idaho

2021 Annual Fundraiser and Gathering on October 2

You’re invited to the Annual Fundraiser and Gathering in support of Cascade Lake 4-H Camp!

For 56 years, Cascade Lake 4-H Camp has been providing a safe, comfortable and accessible camp facility for Idaho youth.

Join us for our annual event to raise funds for Cascade Lake 4-H Camp so we can continue hosting future generations of happy campers.

Saturday, October 2, 2021
Indian Creek Winery
1000 N. McDermott Road, Kuna, Idaho

Our annual gathering brings together current and past generations of campers, as well as long-time camp supporters, for a delicious dinner, live music by The River Brothers’ Band, silent and live auctions, and a fun evening for the whole family.

4:00 PM: Live music and silent auction begins
5:00 PM: Dutch oven dinner is served
6:00 PM: Auction winners announced

To reserve your spot, complete the following form for each attendee and pay via PayPal.

Admit One (Select Adult or Child)
Attendee and/or Family Name

If you have questions, contact us.

Unable to attend? You can still make a tax-deductible donation to support Cascade Lake 4-H Camp! Click here to make a contribution or mail a check to the following address:

Cascade Lake 4-H Camp
217 W Georgia Ave, Suite 100
Nampa, ID 83686

Happy Camping!

Fall Work Weekend 2021

WANTED: YOU at Cascade Lake 4-H Camp’s Fall Work Weekend!

WHERE: Beautiful Cascade Lake 4-H Camp, Donnelly, Idaho

WHEN: The work will take place on Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September 12, 2021. You are welcome to arrive at camp on Friday, September 10.

WHAT: Help winterize the camp and work on other ongoing projects. Most importantly, enjoy Fall in Donnelly!

WHO: Anyone wanting to help with the work and enjoy good food and friendly people. 4Hers,* parents, clubs and groups are welcome. Cabins available for Friday and Saturday night, reservations required (limited availability).

Please RSVP no later than September 3.

QUESTIONS: Please contact Kathy 467-3237 or [email protected]

*All youth under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.


April 29-May 6, 2021 | Put Your Giving Shoes On

Hi Friends of Cascade Lake 4-H Camp,

Idaho Gives – a program of the Idaho Nonprofit Center – is designed to bring the state together, raising money and awareness for Idaho nonprofits. Due to the increased need of support to the nonprofit sector, because of COVID-19 the online giving period has been extended!

Can you take five minutes to give to Cascade Lake 4-H Camp?


You don’t have to wait until April 29. The site is active, and you can make a donation now.

After you’ve donated to Cascade Lake 4-H Camp, we encourage you to also support other nonprofits that do work that is important to our community.

Your donation of any amount will help. We are working on completing accessible paths at the 4-H Camp and making overall improvements to our facility that is over 55 years old.

Here’s how you can make a HUGE difference:

Thanks for your help!

Spring Work Weekend 2021

Cascade Lake 4-H Camp invites you to Spring Work Weekend 2021.

Join us at beautiful Cascade Lake 4-H Camp in Donnelly, Idaho, Friday, May 14 through Sunday, May 16, 2021.

We will clean-up the camp and prepare for summer camps to arrive. We will also continue ADA path construction.

Anyone wanting to help with the work and enjoy good food and friendly people is invited to join us for the weekend. 4-H’ers*, parents, clubs and groups are welcome. Cabins are available for Friday and Saturday nights. Reservations are required.

Please RSVP no later than May 8. Contact Kathy at 467-3237 or [email protected] with questions and to RSVP.

*All youth under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.


Open Positions with Cascade Lake 4-H Camp

Following is a list of current open positions at the Cascade Lake 4-H Camp. Click here to download an application form and visit our Jobs page for more details.

Camp Manager
Looking for an opportunity to spend the summer in the beautiful Idaho mountains by the lake? Cascade Lake 4-H Camp is looking for a Camp Manager for the 2021 season. The job starts first of May and runs through August. Need maintenance skills, ability to make small repairs, work with kitchen staff, computer and record-keeping skills, and ability to communicate and have good rapport with public & camping groups. Lodging is available and meals included. Salary: DOE. 18 or older. Full description and job application available here. Cascade Lake 4-H Camp is located in Donnelly, Idaho.

Board Secretary
The Cascade Lake 4-H Camp Board is looking for a Secretary for the Board of Directors. The position requires taking minutes for quarterly Board meetings, preparing forms, contact with and preparation of leases and forms for camping groups, and answering phone call inquires. Salary: DOE paid quarterly. Year round position.

Contact us at (208) 599-8093 or [email protected] for questions about either position and to submit your application.

Become a Friend of Cascade Lake 4-H Camp by making a tax deductible donation to camp using a credit card or PayPal account.

Click here to donate. Thank you for your support!


4-H Adventure Camp offers overnight camps for 4-H and non 4-H members from third grade to eighth grade. Visit for more information.


Looking for that perfect “Get-Away” for a reunion, church outing, youth group function, club meeting, or corporate retreat?

Cascade Lake 4-H Camp is your answer! The camp is located on scenic Cascade Lake, just down the road from Tamarack Resort.

Over fifty years ago, the camp was established as a camping facility for 4-H youth in southwestern Idaho. Services have been expanded to other groups, including schools, churches, families, sports training camps and corporate retreats. The camp has been assisted in making major improvements over the years by donations and volunteer labor provided by the Ada County Grange, Meridian Gospel Tabernacle, Nampa Countrymen’s Club, Treasure Valley Back Country Horsemen and other civic groups.

To provide a quality facility with quality service at a reasonable cost for overnight and day camping activities for self-directed groups, especially youth.

The camp is owned and managed by Cascade Lake 4-H Camp, Inc. It is a nonprofit corporation administered by a board of directors comprised of 4-H volunteers. Employees include a seasonal camp manager and kitchen staff.

Cascade Lake 4-H Camp is located on scenic Cascade Lake Reservoir, 1.75 miles west of Donnelly, Idaho, just down the road from Tamarack Resort. The camp is 2 miles east of West Mountain (elev. 5,000 feet at base, 7,340 feet at summit), 15 miles south of McCall, 18 miles north of Cascade, 13 miles from Weiser River/White Licks Hot Springs, 25 miles from Brundage Ski area, 35 miles from Zim’s Hot Springs in New Meadows, and 95 miles north of Boise.

Fifty-six acres of old-growth pine forest on a level valley with 2 miles of Cascade Lake shoreline. Please visit our camp features page for more details regarding facilities, activities, and photos of the camp.

Each year from May to September. About 20 groups stay at the camp each year, averaging 75 per group. Please take a look around the site for more information on available dates, pricing and facility amenities.