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Camp Calendar and Theme Weeks - 2017

Before Camp Season

Camp Events and Open Houses

Roughing It hosts open houses and events at the Lafayette Reservoir -- families can see our camp site, take a tour, and participate in activities. Meet some of our great staff. Learn More »

June 26 - June 30

Session I  •  Week 1

Friendship Week

friend day camp

Life Skills: trust in others, making new friends, meeting new people, reacquainting with old friends, respect

Wednesday, June 28:
Camp Friendship Day

July 3 - July 7

Session I  •  Week 2

American Spirit Week

American summer camp

Life Skills: respect, cooperation, meeting new challenges, inclusion, pride in yourself and your country

Tuesday, July 4:
4th of July Family Picnic: 9:00am - 1:00pm. Whole family is invited!


July 10 - July 14

Session I  •  Week 3

Eco Challenge & Environmental Awareness Week

environmental camp

Life Skills: outdoor survival skills, group challenges (where everyone survives!) respecting the environment, minimum impact, making a contribution, taking action, positive participation

Wednesday, July 12:
Group Pictures

Thursday, July 13:
Earth Day

July 17 - July 21

Session I  •  Week 4

Camp Spirit & Community Week

camp spirit

Life Skills: team building, communication, making friendship ties and keeping them, saying farewells, closure

Wednesday, July 19:
Hawaii Day (Dress Up Day)
Saddle Horse Club Show (3:30 - 5:00)

Thursday, July 20:
Parents Closing Circle (1:45 - 3:00)

Friday, July 21:
Last Day - Session I: Special closure activities

July 24 - July 28

Session II  •  Week 1

Buddy/Reach Out Week

Camp friends

Life Skills: patience, tolerance, reaching out to others, acceptance, values of the old West, resourcefulness and sharing

Thursday, July 27:
Western Day (Dress Up Day)

July 31 - August 4

Session II  •  Week 2

Creativity Week

camp fun

Life Skills: creative problem solving, positive participation, group and individual responsibility

Wednesday, August 2:
Group Pictures

Thursday, August 3:

     Back to the Future Day (Dress Up Day)

 August 7 - August 11

Session II  •  Week 3

World Cultures/Cultural Awareness Week

camp diversity

Life Skills: understanding differences & appreciating diversity

Wednesday, August 9:
International Day (Dress Up Day)
Saddle Club Horse Show 3:30 - 5:00
Parents' Closing Circle 1:45 - 3:00

                          August 14 - August 18

Session II  •  Week 4

Teamwork/Olympic Week

summer sports

Life Skills: sportsmanship, positive attitude, forming lasting ties with friends

Wednesday, August 16:
Swim Club Olympic Day 3:45 - 5:00

Friday, August 18:
Last Day of Camp: Special closure activities

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