A Day at Camp

7:45 am – Rise and Shine

wake up

Good morning! Time to get dressed and ready for the day ahead.

8:00 am – Morning Line Up

announcements

Staff and campers gather by age group and by bunk to hear about the upcoming day’s activities.

8:15am – Breakfast

meals

Campers sit by bunk with their counselors to enjoy breakfast, which features ample hot and cold selections and is served cafeteria style (sample menu).

9:00am – Clean Up

clean up

Campers and staff return to their bunk for clean-up .Each camper is responsible for pitching in to help clean the bunk.  While our housekeeping staff sanitize the bathrooms, our campers make their beds, tidy their personal spaces and the bunk common areas.  The cleanest bunks receive a “Gold Broom” award. Collect 10 Gold Brooms and your bunk will win a special prize.

9:45am – Instructional H2O

swimming

Campers & Parents choose before attending camp one of the following options:

  1. Six Days of Instructional Swim at the Pool
  2. Six Days of Instructional Swim at the Lake
  3. Three Days Instructions Swim at the Pool and Three Days of instructional Waterfront at the Lake
10:35am – Morning Snack & Line Up

announcements

Campers change from their bathing suits into sneakers and gather by bunk for a delicious energizing mid morning snack (sample menu).

 

10:45am – Instructional Athletics

athletivsOur entering 5th & 6th grade campers head out to our athletic fields to received individual instruction in the athletic activity of their choice. Campers entering 1st-4th grade are rotated by bunk through the different athletic activities offered on a daily basis.

11:45pm – Elective I

canoeing

Campers individually choose two activities from over 25 options. These two elective activities change every two days.

Electives include a wide range of Sports, Arts, Science, Adventure, & Waterfront.

12:45pm – Lunch

meals

Campers sit with their bunkmates and counselors to enjoy a tasty meal and healthy salad bar.  Spirited singing and dancing can break out at any point!

1:55pm – Rest Period

restCamper head back to their divisional areas and camper cabins to have a rest period.  Sitting on the porch and playing with cards, board games, reading and shooting hoops in their divisional basketball areas are all favorite activities.

2:30pm – Line Up

announcements

Campers and staff gather by age group and by bunk to hear afternoon announcements. Counselors remind campers to bring water bottles, hats and help re-apply sun screen.

2:45pm – Wild Card

wild card

Wild Card is a scheduled bunk activity which takes place daily. Bunks are rotated through the following activities

Email, Low Ropes (team building), Banana Boating, Canteen, Song Leading, Giant Swing, Laundry, Sports and other fun bunk programs

3:45pm – Elective 2

artsCampers individually choose two activities from our 25 choices. These two elective activities change every two days.

Electives include a wide range of Sports, Arts, Science, Adventure, & Waterfront

4:30pm – Afternoon Snack

announcementsCampers change into their bathing suits or grab sports equipment then gather by bunk for a tasty mid afternoon snack

4:45pm – Rec Period

athletivsCampers choose daily between recreational swim (Free Swim) and recreational athletics (Free Choice Athletics).

5:45pm – Dinner

mealsCampers sit with their bunkmates and counselors to enjoy a tasty meal and healthy salad bar.

7:15pm – Evening Program

night activityCampers and staff take part in a bunk, divisional, or co-ed evening program: Scavenger-hunts, Sports Night, Pool Parties, and NJW’s Got Talent to name a few

8:15pm – Shower Time / Bunk Closure

showerCampers head back to their cabins to take a shower and then sit with their counselors for a fun bunk closure program summarizing their amazing day of camp

Lights Out

bedtimeLights out for campers entering grades 1 to 4 is between 8:00pm and 8:15pm

Lights out for campers entering grade 5  is between 8:30pm and 8:45pm

Lights our for campers entering grade 6 is between 8:30pm and 9:00pm

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