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A Typical Day in BackYard Bunch

Dates: June 22 - August 21, 2015

Hours: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm Monday - Friday.
Extended hours available 7:00 am - 6:00 pm.

 

We also offer a short week option that allows campers to attend a partial week - 3 days or less. You choose which three days your child will attend camp.

 

Program activities change daily. Below is an example of a typical daily schedule and a typical weekly schedule. Each week parents are provided with a weekly calendar that outlines the daily activities and trips. Please keep in mind that the schedule does change from time to time due to a variety of reasons. For more detailed information about the schedule please refer to the Parent Handbook (parent hand book coming soon!).

 

Example Daily Schedule:

7:00-8:30

 

Extended Hours (optional)

Campers participate in board/card games and crafts with staff and other campers.

8:30 - 9:00

 

Group Time/Camper Arrival

Counselors gather campers, take role, provide sunscreen, water/bathroom break, and run an icebreaker activity/game.

9:00 - 9:45

 

Activity Rotation

Games, crafts, outdoor education, and specialized activities often related to weekly theme. May also consist of a campers vs. staff competition or a two group paired activity.

9:45

 

Trip departure/Activity Rotation

Campers enrolled in Adventure Camp or Beach Cruisers departing on trips are placed into travel groups and load the bus/van. Campers enrolled in Traditional Camp participate in activity rotations that consist of a combination of indoor and outdoor games, crafts, culinary instruction and specialized activities often related to weekly theme.

11:30

 

Lunch

Campers bring a sack lunch Tuesday-Friday. On Monday's the entire camp participates in a cookout lunch over an open campfire. All food and drinks are provided for Monday's cookout lunch.

12:00 - 3:00

 

Choose your own

Camper can choose between a variety of activities offered. Choices often include indoor/outdoor games, crafts, archery, climbing wall, food challenge, etc.

 

Example of typical choose your own: Scooter Basketball, Iron Chef Challenge, Capture the Flag, Archery, Water color pictures.

3:00 - 3:30

 

Snack/Debrief

An afternoon snack and water is provided daily.

Snacks are provided as a quick energy boost for campers. They are not designed to replace a meal.

Campers with food allergies are encouraged to bring their own snacks.

Staff will debrief the day's events with their campers in a small group setting.

3:30 - 6:00

 

Camper Departure/Extended Hours

Campers enrolled in Extended Hours can choose to participate in one of the 2-4 different activities provided. All activities are led by staff and often include: an indoor/outdoor game or sport, and a craft. Campers not wanting to participate in any of the offered activities can choose to have free time to play cards or board games in a designated staff supervised area.

 

Example Traditional Camp Weekly Calendar

 

Example Adventure Camp Weekly Calendar

 

Example Beach Cruisers Camp Weekly Calendar

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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