Summer Camp Descriptions

 

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 2018 

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DAY CAMP SESSIONS 

 Rising 1st -9th Grades

 

Campers are divided into smaller groups based on rising grade level. 

Weekly Day Sessions  June 11th – August 10th 2018

($275/week 1-6)

($325/week 7-9)

Session 4 is pro-rated

Session 4A – June 2-3 $110 ($130 rising 7th-9th)

Session 4B – June 5-6 $110 ($130 risng 7th – 9th)

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Our General and Specialty Counselors will provide opportunities for campers to experience the outdoors in fun  & engaging activities designed to challenge the mind, body & spirit.

 

Get to experience a variety of activities throughout the day and week at camp. Your camper’s day begins and ends with all-camp activities, energizers, songs and  free-play. During the day campers can enjoy Hiking on one of our many nature trails; Fishing using rods or nets from our lake; Sports ~ archery (3rd grade and above), soccer, canoeing, basketball, gaga ball, hockey, and many creative outdoor games that our counselors come up with; Art activities ~ pottery, woodworking, felting, or weaving and Pool Time ~ every week we have pool time – Campers (K-2) also receive swim lessons with our Red Cross trained Water  Safety Instructor, in addition to swim time for practice and play. Every week Fun Friday all camp events, Bible stories, and more!

* Sport and Art activities vary each week

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NEW!

Visiting Artist Program! Click here for more information on our artists

‘Mark of the Maker’ is our theme for summer camp 2018. Each of the nine weeks we will be exploring art, craft, science and nature while we play and create together in the beautiful setting of New Hope Camp and Conference Center. 

Drawing, Painting, Sculpting, Pottery, Wood Working, Weaving, Music, Writing, Story Telling and Black Smithing will all be part of the summer art scene at camp.

Through the art and craft experience each camper will have opportunities to learn about themselves, their peers and the environment as they express their individual experiences. Self awareness and confidence are the goals as campers explore the Mark of the Maker and make their own mark in the community they are engaged in!

We will have a different visiting artist each week to introduce campers to new materials and processes as they learn to “Think Through Art And Craft”. The experiences campers have on the sports field, water front and nature will be the foundation for ideas and inspiration in the art and craft studio!

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OVERNIGHT CAMP SESSIONS

Back by popular demand!

Rookie Camp

Rising 4th – 5th

June 18th – 22rd

($330)

 

Back by popular demand! Rookies enjoy camp all day activities and then spend one night in one of our cabins for one night away from home. During the overnight at 6 pm campers will enjoy a  delicious dinner, evening swim, evening games and of course treats at the campfire before turning in for the night. This is a great camp to  “give overnight a try” 

 

Overnight Camp

Rising 5th – 9th

June 25th – 29th 

($495)

After a day of camp fun, we will continue the adventure playing crazy games, evening     canoeing, night cooking over the campfire and more surprises! After vespers its off to the  cabin! (oh yea, one night we’ll be sleeping      under the stars). This is a great opportunity for campers to develop confidence and build deeper relationships with their peers!

 

Night Owl Overnight Camp

Rising 5th – 9th Graders

July 23rd – 27th 

($495)

This unique camp experience will actually encourage you to stay up late and see what the natural world looks like in the dark! We will enjoy cooking out, field sports, night hikes, evening paddles, swimming, stargazing and more! There will be special guest visitors who will add an extra special experience for campers. You can expect to meet some native North Carolina nocturnal creatures during Night Owl Camp. You don’t want to miss this adventure!

 

 

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The High School Crew 

Rising 10th Graders Only

Training Week June 11th – 15th

 

REGISTER HERE 

“The Crew” is a camp for rising 10th graders. The goal is to learn about Camp from a different perspective by serving meals, cleaning dishes, and learning about the diverse jobs around Camp. The program is designed to complement the camper experience and prepare members to join the camp as counselors-in-training the following year. Crew members will also get to enjoy their own activities and will receive CPR training. Successful participants will come away from this program with valuable leadership skills that will serve them well at home, in school, and in their own community.

Members are required to sign up for the mandatory week. After completion of a mandatory week the Program Director will meet with each crew member to determine eligibility to serve as a volunteer during the summer camp season. Completion of the mandatory training week does not guarantee placement as a volunteer during the summer camp season. If selected there is no fee for the program.

$360 for the week ~ Week includes CPR training. This certification is valid for 2 years. 

 

Typical Schedule

Meet with skipper and set up supplies around camp

Snack duties

Session 1 placement (either with group or with specialty.)

Kitchen and Lunch duty

Activity

Snack Preparation

Assist with camper pick up

 

Please note this may change based on the needs of camp for day and/or week.