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Alpha II

What is Alpha II?

Alpha II is a statewide week-long summer camp held at WVU Jackson's Mill and is open to any youth aged 12-21. Campers participate in week long workshops; build teamwork and leadership skills within small age-specific peer groups; engage with guest speakers during hand-on assemblies; experience array of opportunities to develop and master new skills; as well as learn lifelong habits for a healthier life.


West Virginia youth ages 12 to 21 as of September 30, 2023


Sunday, July 16, 2023 - Friday, July 21, 2023


WVU Jackson's Mill




Registration has closed and this camp has passed. Stay tuned for news and announcements on 2024 Alpha II Camp!

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All adult volunteers must be fully vetted through WVU Extension and register for the event through ZSuite, our online registration system. The complete vetting process must be completed at least 15 days in advance of the event. Learn more about the volunteer process.

If you are interested in volunteering for this state camp, please use the button below to access the application in ZSuite!

Alpha II Volunteer Staff Application

Notes & FAQs

  • The event registration fee includes five nights of lodging, meals during the event, and event equipment/supplies.
  • Youth participants sleep in cabins with bunk-style twin beds. Participants are clustered with other youth of the same age and gender. The cabins are supervised by trained and vetted 4-H volunteers and Extension professionals.
  • The cabins will be stocked with bed linens (sheets, pillows, and blankets). You do not need to bring bed linens. You are welcome to bring your own linens, sleeping bag, blankets, etc. You will need to bring your own toiletries and a bath towel.
  • Camp clothing must be comfortable and adaptable to varied weather conditions. Camp clothing needs to be functional…not fashionable.
  • REFUNDS: Refunds can be requested until July 5th but will incur a $50.00 processing fee which will be withheld from the refund. Refunds can take up to 10 weeks to be processed and may come in the form of a pre-paid Visa card mailed directly to register.

We're Accredited!

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West Virginia 4-H State level camps held at WVU Jackson’s Mill are accredited by the American Camp Association! Learn about ACA accreditation. 

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