Junior High (7th and 8th Grade) Daily Schedule

Junior High at Roughing It!

Junior High at Roughing It!

Junior High Camper Groups Sample Schedule (7th & 8th Graders)

Arrive at the Lafayette Reservoir
Opening Circle (announcements, bus spirit-songs, skits, assist younger bus buddies during bus spirit) all campers come together to welcome the camp day
Group Time: Fun Run or Active Games (group warm-ups, ice breakers)
Snack and Group Announcements (go over daily schedule,  get water, apply sunscreen, bathroom break go over group and personal goals set the day before)
Activity Areas: Kayaking, Canoeing, Adventure, Sports, Fishing, Crafts.
To Horseback Riding with group and counselor (group songs, games, stories, and fun bus activities) on camp bus
English Horseback Riding Lessons or Western Trail Course Riding
Eat Lunch with group, bathroom break and Quiet Games
To Swimming with group and counselor (group songs, games, stories, and fun bus activities) on camp bus
Change into swim suits and apply more sunscreen, bathroom break
Swim Clinics (H20 polo, diving, stroke improvement, water safety, endurance building, synchronized swimming)
Change into camp clothes and reapply sunscreen
To Lafayette Reservoir with group and counselor (group songs, games, stories, and fun bus activities) on camp bus
Group Time: group games, lanyards, friendship bracelets, skits, flag hunting
Daily Wrap-Up (discuss day, set group and personal goals for next day)Bathroom break
Closing Circle (announcements, songs, skits, games, contests, group/individual awards)
Depart the reservoir for home drop off or drop off sites or stay for CampPlus
Tell your friends and family all about the great time you had at camp

Note: Schedule varies from day to day and from group to group. All campers participate in each activity at least once each week and all campers participate in swimming 3 times each week and go riding 2-3 times a week. The schedule may also vary to accommodate special events at camp.



Each Friday the Teen campers (6th grade - CILT) will participate in SuperChoice. This is a 2 1/2 hour program that lets older campers select and specialize in more advanced activities at their favorite program areas: western trail course riding, kayaking, adventure, rock climbing, sports and crafts. Learn more  »


Specialty Clinics

7th - 8th graders and CILTs also participate in specialty clinics at the Swimming and Horseback riding program areas. These are instructional workshops designed to challenge teens with sessions offered for advanced - novice levels. Our specialty clinics give teens the opportunity to specialize in a variety of activities each week and try some of our advanced activities just for older campers.

Learn more about all our teen programs »