Siblings and friends are welcome to request the same cabins
We can only guarantee placement with one other individual. If multiple requests are made, we will do our best to make them happen.
Two staff members are present at all activities
At least one is 18 year of age and above
A minimum of 1:7 (overnight and senior day camps) and 1:6 (junior day camps) staff to children ratio is maintained at all times.
Staff interview/hiring process includes thorough interviews, reference, verification, and background checks.
Staff members participate in a rigorous training each year. This consists of several pre-camp meetings as well as a full week of in-person, on-site training.
Specialty staff (lifeguards, archery, ropes, horses, etc) are required to show proof of experience and or training specific to the area they will be teaching/leading.
Activities & Programming Our campers have many opportunities to do activities they love as well as try new things. Campers will have the chance to do most activities at least once during their time with us. Our age appropriate programs allow campers to learn and grow while learning to interact with others.
Core Activities Swimming Archery Arts and Crafts Drama Canoeing Horseback Riding Sports and Games Ropes and Teambuilding
Traditions and Specials Water Trampoline Nature Exploration Campfires Singing Personal Growth Friends Memories Tent camping on Kidwell Island and much more.....
Meals We work hard to provide balanced meals our kiddos will enjoy. Along with the main course examples below we always offer alternate/additional items. Each meal includes fresh fruits and vegetables, peanut butter and jelly, cereal, toast, yogurt, as well as vegetarian options. PLEASE NOTE: We are happy to ensure campers with special dietary needs have their needs met by working with parents/guardian to be sure we have the items they need. If you have a camper with a special diet need such as gluten free, religious-based diet, etc. Please contact us about any of these special needs and we will gladly work with you to develop a menu for your. Here are a few examples of main course meals.....
Breakfast Pancakes and sausage Scrambled eggs, hash browns and ham Breakfast burritos and fruit Waffles and bacon French toast and sausage links
Lunch Hot dogs and chips Sloppy joes and tator tots Corn dogs and vegetables Hot ham and cheese and chips Hamburgers and french fries Pizza and fruits and veggies
Dinner Spaghetti and Green Beans Tacos and Spanish Rice Chicken Parmesan, carrots, seasoned noddles Ghoulash, veggies and garlic bread Macaroni and cheese and peas Chicken nuggets and mashed potatoes Beef enchiladas and brown rice
Registration Details Our goal is to provide a camping experiences to all people regardless of the ability to pay established fees. We accomplish this by setting fees at rates as affordable as possible, by offering discounts, offering fundraisers, offering payment plans, as well as providing financial assistance to those for whom the camp fees my not be affordable.
How to register Online Registration - Click the link below to see the sessions
This services gives parents and invited guests the ability to send one-way emails to their camper(s). Emails are printed each day and given to campers.
Access to our Online Photo Gallery
All families with registered children now have access to our exclusive online photo gallery. This feature allows families to see pictures and video of things happening at camp while their children are with us. We try to upload pictures from all of the activities and events that take place around camp and work to include all campers but we can not guarantee that every child will have their picture included.
Financial aid We offer financial aid in several different forms. We are blessed to have many generous individuals and organizations who help us fund our Robert "Bob" Geurink Memorial Scholarship Fund so we can offer scholarships each year. We also offer several different discounts and fundraising opportunities. Click here to learn about our discounts and fundraising opportunities
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