In order to allow as many new faces to attend each camp as possible, we request that repeat Weather Camp or Advanced Weather Camp applicants wait until Monday, March 4, to register so that first-time applicants get priority. Prior Weather Camp attendees are not considered repeats for Advanced Weather Camp and may apply at any time. 

Registration Fee

The registration fee covers instruction, housing, food, and all program materials.

  • Weather Camp — $950 per participant
  • Advanced Weather Camp — $1,150 per participant

How to Register

Step 1 – Review with your camper

Before you begin registration, please review these Standards of Conduct and Frequently Asked Questions.

Step 2 – Gather this information before completing your registration

  1. Medical history
  2. Date of most recent tetanus immunization
  3. List of current medications with dosages and time(s) taken

Step 3 – Registration

Weather Camp (Primarily for campers entering grade 8, 9, or 10)

Weather Camp is FULL — If you wish to be put on a wait list, please download and complete the Weather Camp Wait List form (PDF) in its entirety and email it to Darbi Bubb at

Advanced Weather Camp (Primarily for campers entering grade 11 or 12)

Advanced Weather Camp is FULL — If you wish to be put on a wait list, please download and complete the Advanced Weather Camp Wait List form (PDF) in its entirety and email it to Darbi Bubb at

Step 4 – Payment

Payment is required at the time of registration. Even if you plan to apply for a scholarship, we highly recommend registering and paying now as the camp fills quickly. If your camper is awarded a scholarship, you will receive a refund for the amount of the scholarship.

Important Information for Parents/Guardians

Please review the Youth Programs Ethics and Compliance web page before camp starts. Penn State employees are not permitted to transport or arrange transportation for a minor attending a youth program.

Food allergies must be disclosed to the camp planner in advance at or 814-863-5100. Learn more at Penn State Campus Dining or by calling 814-867-5277 or emailing

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing special accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the camp planner at or 814-863-5100 at least four weeks prior to your arrival.

Penn State is committed to equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment for all persons. It is the policy of the University to maintain an environment free of harassment and free of discrimination against any person because of their actual or perceived age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, religion, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, marital or family status, pregnancy, pregnancy related conditions, genetic information or political ideas. Discriminatory conduct and harassment violate the dignity of individuals, impedes the realization of the University’s educational mission, and will not be tolerated. This access is extended to all university sponsored youth programs, including 4-H.

The needs of any participant in a youth program will be discussed privately with that child’s parent/legal guardian on a case by case basis with the goal of promoting a safe environment and quality experience. If you have any questions, please contact the program manager Karen Dinunzio at


All registrations must be received by 5:00 p.m. (ET) on May 17, 2024. You are urged to register well before this date, as this camp tends to sell out quickly. For questions, please call 814-863-5100.


You will receive confirmation by email; if you do not provide an email address, you will receive confirmation by postal mail.


If your request to withdraw is received at least 15 business days prior to the first day of the program, we can issue a partial refund. Send your written request by email to A $50 administrative fee will be charged for each withdrawal.


For legal reasons, the University cannot release the names or phone numbers of other participants, not even to those who want to carpool.

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