A Typical Day at Summerkids

 
 
The Summerkids day begins at "Campfire,"

The Summerkids day begins at "Campfire,"

and watch some CRAZY counselor skits.

and watch some CRAZY counselor skits.

for each of four periods. 

for each of four periods. 

and swimming in our spacious pool

and swimming in our spacious pool

But most activities are open to campers of all ages!

But most activities are open to campers of all ages!

The mix of activities includes games, crafts,

The mix of activities includes games, crafts,

or build a rocket pack,

or build a rocket pack,

like baseball or basketball,

like baseball or basketball,

There might be "Four Squares of Doom,"

There might be "Four Squares of Doom,"

cooking in our kitchen, using fresh ingredients

cooking in our kitchen, using fresh ingredients

time on the playground,

time on the playground,

and lunch after 2nd period. 

and lunch after 2nd period. 

where counselors entertain...

where counselors entertain...

Then it's time for another round of activity choices!

Then it's time for another round of activity choices!

maybe a chance to meet a wildlife friend,

maybe a chance to meet a wildlife friend,

dance in our lodge,

dance in our lodge,

Then there are "special" days, like Carnival

Then there are "special" days, like Carnival

and Pirate Day. 

and Pirate Day. 

(You kind of have to be at camp to understand it.)

(You kind of have to be at camp to understand it.)

Summerkids is a place

Summerkids is a place

and try new adventures

and try new adventures

We have lots of fun at Summerkids!

We have lots of fun at Summerkids!

where we sing songs,

where we sing songs,

Then it's time to pick activities!

Then it's time to pick activities!

Some camp favorites, like archery,

Some camp favorites, like archery,

are offered for a specific age group. 

are offered for a specific age group. 

Each period they have a wealth of choices.

Each period they have a wealth of choices.

traditional and unconventional sports and more. 

traditional and unconventional sports and more. 

or make hamma beads. 

or make hamma beads. 

or something unconventional, like Frisbee Wars.

or something unconventional, like Frisbee Wars.

gathering harvest from our garden,

gathering harvest from our garden,

from our garden (tomatillo salsa with tortillas here),

from our garden (tomatillo salsa with tortillas here),

and more outdoor games than you can imagine!

and more outdoor games than you can imagine!

In between each of the four periods, 

In between each of the four periods, 

with games of their own. 

with games of their own. 

There's hiking again,

There's hiking again,

gather an egg from a camp chicken,

gather an egg from a camp chicken,

race a Pinewood Derby car,

race a Pinewood Derby car,

Enchanted Forest Faire,

Enchanted Forest Faire,

(We sprinkle these throughout the summer.)

(We sprinkle these throughout the summer.)

The #1 rule of camp is to have fun,

The #1 rule of camp is to have fun,

where campers make lifelong friendships. 

where campers make lifelong friendships. 

all in a safe and secure environment

all in a safe and secure environment

(Kids and counselors.)

(Kids and counselors.)

play games,

play games,

Campers choose from about 20 choices ...

Campers choose from about 20 choices ...

(Learn more about our pool here.)

(Learn more about our pool here.)

(And each period's set of choices is different.)

(And each period's set of choices is different.)

Campers might choose to weave a bracelet,

Campers might choose to weave a bracelet,

They could choose a traditional sport,

They could choose a traditional sport,

(We're not even halfway through one period yet!)

(We're not even halfway through one period yet!)

Drum Circle,

Drum Circle,

guitar-playing,

guitar-playing,

We have snack after 1st period,

We have snack after 1st period,

we gather at Campfire,

we gather at Campfire,

Sometimes we get campers in on the act!

Sometimes we get campers in on the act!

and archery,

and archery,

float a cork boat in our creek, 

float a cork boat in our creek, 

or build a fort in our Nature Center. 

or build a fort in our Nature Center. 

the Counselor Wiffle Ball game,

the Counselor Wiffle Ball game,

We also have special camp games, like EPIC

We also have special camp games, like EPIC

and that's what we want.

and that's what we want.

It's an opportunity to create memories

It's an opportunity to create memories

that is rich in natural beauty.

that is rich in natural beauty.

We know you will, too!

We know you will, too!