Bear Hunters:  The 2014 archery/crossbow season for bears opens Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.  All hunters must check the KDFWR homepage or call the Info Center at 1-800-858-1549 AFTER 9:00 PM each day of the season to learn if the black bear quota was met. Go here for info about checking bears

Bear Hunters: The quota for the 2014 archery/crossbow season for bears WAS NOT MET today.  Therefore, the bear season will remain open tomorrow.  For information about checking bears, click here.

 Camp John Currie

Summer Camp Registration

2014 Camp Dates

Summer camp registration can either be done here online or you can download an application to fill out and mail in.  Online registration is accepted December through the end of May each year.  Throughout the summer if vacancies exist, you may still register with a printable application.  Please call 800-858-1549 if you would like to register during the summer.

Online Application Steps:

  • Begin Application Process.
  • Enter All Application Information.
  • Pay with Visa, Mastercard, or Discover. (Application Fee: $230)
  • Print and Mail Health History form to complete the application process.
  • Wait for transportation to be mailed between May 1 and May 15. This will include information about pick up and drop off locations and times.

Note: If you have already registered your child, but were unable to download and print the health history form, click here: Download Health History Form


Camp John Currie

295 Camp Currie Road
Benton, KY 42025

Located 10 miles east of Benton, Ky., on Kentucky Lake. Take Rt. 68 to the intersection of Barge Island Road; turn east onto Barge Island Road, go 3.8 miles. Capacity: 200 per week. In operation since 1949.