Grades 6-8

Cost: $485-535

This is the ULTIMATE camp if you’re a 6th, 7th, or 8th grader.  Spend each morning in a specialty activity of your choice. After lunch we will do all the camp activities you love like swim in the pool, climb the wall, ride the giant swing, go tubing or boating, and much more! Bible study and amazing worship and campfires round out the day.

Add – ons: Campers will choose 1 add on that they will participate in each morning all week long;  do something you love or try something new – by the end of the week you’ll be the next star talent of that activity. Please note this is 1 activity for the week, not 1 activity per day.

 

 *Due to COVID restrictions campers will be in cohorts by the activity they choose. Cohorts will live together and do all activities together.  We are only offering a limited selection of activities in 2021.

 

Art   (Females only) Campers will try their hand at a number of different mediums including water colors, clay, photography and chalk. Different artist will come in each day to share their knowledge and skill. Campers will have a change to display their work at an end of the week art show. Limited to 12 Artist.

Cooking   Campers will be introduced to the culinary arts, focusing on basic cooking techniques, knife skills, food safety, baking, decorating and plating. Campers will be exposed to different world cuisine, fruit carving techniques, outdoor grilling / smoked & cured meats and some fun food science. Campers will get to taste and experience different cuisine and ingredients…as well as take home some recipes from the week’s adventures. Please be sure to bring closed toe shoes for working in the kitchen, all other materials will be provided. Limited to 6 chefs.

Fishing  Campers will fish from the shores of West River, travel to some local area fishing spots and take an all-day charter trip on the Potomac and Chesapeake Bay. There will also be opportunities to crab as well. Campers should bring their own rod and tackle if possible. Equipment will be provided on the charter trip. A $50 extra fee applies for the day long charter. (the charter trip will be depedant on COVID restrictions at time of camp.)  Limited to 6 anglers.

Games  Campers will be challenged to learn and hone their minds with strategy skills for all kinds of games. If you like a challenge of board games, card games, team challenges and speed challenges, this is the group for you. Limited to 12 campers.

Kayaking  This is for the experienced and beginner kayakers. Campers will practice and refine their skills kayaking on the West River. Campers will also take a longer day trip in the area.  Limited to 12 kayakers.

Sailing  –  Campers will learn to sail on 24’ Rainbows. They will learn terminology, points of sail, how to handle the tiller and how to rig the boat. There will be extended day trips out to Thomas Point lighthouse if the winds are favorable. There will be tracks for beginners to experienced sailors.  Limited to 12 sailors.

Sports  Campers will participate in a variety of sports including soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, kickball, capture the flag, touch football, basketball and more! Good sportsmanship, teamwork and conditioning are emphasized! Limited to 20 athletes.