Day Camp

 

Due to the pandemic we will not be having our on-site programs this summer, but please check out our 2020 Summer Online Resources for activities for campers and families to do at home this season.  We hope to see everyone in 2021!

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It’s a Jungle Out There

$225         Grades entering 1st – 8th                                         Full Day 9am – 5pm

$325         Day Camp with STEM add on for Grades 4-8

Lions, Tigers, Bears, of my!  Join us for a week of wonder as we celebrate and learn all about the diverse animal life that spans our globe.  We will spend time looking at local wildlife and how they fit into our ecosystem, then we’ll wander the world looking at all the interesting animals.  We will also have some exotic creatures come visit us at camp.  Join us for a wild week!

Space Above and Beyond

$255*         Grades entering 1st – 8th         Full Day 9am – 5pm

*Includes 1 off-site field trip

Together we are going to explore the final frontier, SPACE!  We will spend the entire week learning about space and all thing within it, from burning stars, to invisible black holes, to icy comets. A special field trip will also be included in this week, more details will be coming about that.   All campers registered for this week will attend the field trip.

 

The Great Outdoors – FULL as of 3/3, wait listing available

$255*         Grades entering 1st – 8th         Full Day 9am – 5pm

*Includes off-site field trip

Take your adventure to the next level in the great outdoors!  This week we will play, learn and enjoy all there is in our backyard of camp and learn some new skills.  Campers will get the chance to hike, learn how to pitch a tent, and build a campfire.  Of course, you can’t have a campfire without s’mores! All these skills make the outdoors more comfortable and accessible and we can’t wait to share our passion with you.  A special field trip will also be included in this week, more details will be coming about that.   All campers registered for this week will attend the field trip.

Wind and Waves

$225         Grades entering 1st – 8th                                               Full Day 9am – 5pm

$325         Day Camp with STEM add on for Grades 4-8

Come enjoy a week all about wind, waves and water!  Learn about the importance of the bay’s health, play on the water and explore the local area.  Campers will experience sailing, kayaking, paddling and more as we explore the West River!

 

 

From Here to There

$255*         Grades entering 1st – 8th         Full Day 9am – 5pm

*Includes 1 off-site field trip

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles or Bikes, Boats and Feet!  What other ways do people travel?  This week campers will spend time learning about some of the coolest way sot get around. All Aboard!  A special field trip will also be included in this week, more details will be coming about that.   All campers registered for this week will attend the field trip.

 

 

 

 

Game On

$225         Grades entering 1st – 8th         Full Day 9am – 5pm

Get ready for the Olympics!  Campers will engage in all types of fun games including relays, sports, races and more.  We will spend time running around and competing as well as exercising our brains with puzzles, board games, card games and more.  Campers will also have the chance to create games of their own and put their minds to work developing fun for everyone.

 

 

Amazing Races

$225         Grades entering 1st – 8th                                             Full Day 9am – 5pm

3,2,1…Go!  Wave that checkered flag and get ready to cheer on your fellow campers.  This week is all about racing – whether it’s running, swimming or solving a riddle we will work in teams to overcome unique and interesting obstacles as well as find ways to put all our gifts and skills to use.

Add-On Activity for 4th – 8th Grade Day Campers

Grades 4th – 8th               $100  extra fee

Offered: June 22-26, 2020 with It’s a Jungle Out There

              July 13-17, 2020 with Wind and Waves

The West River Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) day camp add-on activity will offer campers the opportunity to build and explore exciting hands-on STEM activities while learning about electronics.  Campers will learn about electronics, compete in fun STEM team challenges, learn how electrical components work together and build and solder several fun projects.  An additional fee per camper will be applied to cover the costs of supplies and projects which will be taken home by the campers at the end of each week.  Come join in the fun at our STEM Day Camp!

  • Archery
  • Arts and crafts
  • Bible study
  • Canoeing
  • Climbing wall
  • Games
  • Giant Swing
  • Motorboats
  • Music
  • Nature Exploration
  • Sailing
  • Sports
  • Swimming

And much more!

Day Camp Policies

Registration:  Registrations are first-come, first-served and are accepted online with payment of $100 non-refundable, non-transferable deposit per week. We cannot take registrations over the phone.  Most weeks capacity is 50 campers, the registration system will track waiting list once the week is full if you choose to be added to the waiting list.

 

Payment: Credit cards are accepted with online registration only. No discounts for multiple weeks. No sibling discounts.  Payment plans may be set up online, in order for campers to attend plans must have an active credit card on file and our offices receiving regular payments. All camp balances should be paid by June 15th. Should payments stop for any reason, your child will not be able to attend.

 

Activities: Campers will have an opportunity to try many different activities including swimming, boating, nature studies, hikes, arts and crafts, story time, bible study, climbing wall, archery, songs, sports, games and more. Each week will be exciting, new and fun to keep campers active the entire summer.  *We will be offering older day campers an extra STEM option for two sessions.  ^Three sessions will include an off-site field trip.

 

Drop-off/Pick-up: Drop off and Pick up will occur at the West River Pool Parking Area. Mondays check in will begin at 8:45am.  Tuesday – Friday please drop your camper off between 8:55-9am.  Pick up Monday – Thursday is from 4:55-5pm, please pick up your camper on time.  Fridays parents/campers can enjoy a slideshow of the week’s activities generally beginning at  4:40pm in Ehlers Memorial Hall.  We do not offer before or after care at this time.

 

Dress:  Campers should wear closed-toed tennis shoes each day as well as sunscreen and bugspray. Hats are encouraged as well. Swimming will occur everyday as weather allows. Campers can pack a change of clothes, bathing suit and swim towel.

 

Food: Campers will receive lunch each day and also pick a snack each afternoon at our camp store. This is included in your tuition.

 

Health Form:  Once your registration is completed you will need to complete the online Camper Health Form. We ask that only emergency medications be left for day campers.  Campers that do not have forms completed will not be able to remain at camp.

 

STEM Optional Add-on:  The STEM add-on is provided by HEY!, Hands on Electronics for Youth, avialable as an optional activity for rising 4th – 8th graders.  Space is limited for each session and is first-come, first-serve.

 

Field Trips: For weeks offering a field trip, all campers registered will be expected to attend the field trip.  More details about these trips will be coming as we finalize the details.  Some trips may require additional forms, we will send those out specifically to that week’s group of campers.  All campers will be transported by school bus.