Camp Activities

Outdoor activities that build skills, provide new challenges, and are fun for all ages. Instruction by age and ability.

Registration is now closed for Summer 2022. Stay tuned this fall for info about Summer 2023.

Teen Campers Wave from a Canoe

Canoeing

Campers 2nd grade and up learn the basics of flat-water canoeing, strokes, and paddling skills. Explore coves and the far side of the res, canoe games, races, and scavenger hunts.  Learn more »

Roughing It swim counselors teaches basic of diving

Swimming

Swim lessons are popular with all campers. Red Cross instruction for beginner through advanced levels. Learn to swim programs, stroke technique, games, diving, and water polo.  Learn more » 

Teen Campers Head on a Hike around the Reservoir

Hiking

Explore 900 acres of Lafayette Reservoir! Campers of all ages participate in hikes with their groups on a variety of trails for hikers of all levels.  Learn more  »

Girl Camper Learns to Cast in Fishing

Fishing

Campers of all ages enjoy fishing down at the dock. Learn fishing techniques and hone your drop line and casting.  Common catches are blue gill, bass, and cat fish.  Learn more »

Teen Campers Learn to Kayak

Kayaking

Campers 5th grade and up participate in tandem kayaking and explore the far side of the lake. Learn strokes, steering, and paddling skills through games and excursions.  Learn more »

Young Campers Navigate their Rowboat in the Reservoir

Rowing

Campers PreK-4th grade learn boating skills and row in the protected Capt’n Rough’s Cove on the reservoir.  Learn boating safety, rowing skills, games, treasure hunts and boat trips in the cove.  Learn more »

Young Camper Learns About Bugs in Environment

Nature

Environmental Education gives campers an appreciation for the great outdoors. Groups learn about native wildlife and animals. Activities include bug hunts, bird watching, and nature hikes.  Learn more »

Teen Campers Play an Active Game in Sports

Sports & Field Games

Campers of all ages build skills, endurance, and work as a team at sports. sports include soccer, softball, t-ball, flag football, field hockey, volleyball, and lacrosse.  Learn more »

Teen Camper Shows off Clay Figure in Crafts

Arts and Crafts

Crafts is where campers get creative with their own art projects. Activities include lanyards, friendship bracelet, jewelry making, clay, nature art, and much more!  Learn more »

Boy Campers Pitch a Tent in Outdoors

Outdoor Living Skills

Campers learn outdoor living skills such as wilderness survival, outdoor cooking, tent pitching, basic first aid, and compass and map reading.  Learn more  »

Teen Campers Learn to Belay in Sports

Adventure

Campers 4th grade and up look forward to our Adventure Program, with group activities that require cooperation, communication, problem solving and teamwork.  Learn more  »

Young Campers Play a Group Game with String

Camp Games

Traditional games capture the imagination and encourage teamwork and physical development. Favorites include capture the flag, kick the can, Mississippi, forts, lizard huts, and flag finding.  Learn more »

Young Boy Campers Hear a Story from a Picture Book

Lunch & Quiet Time

Campers bring a lunch, snack, and drink to camp each day. Campers eat lunch with their group in the shade. Following lunch is time for quiet activities like stories, crafts, or creative play. Learn more »

Counselors Perform a Song During Closing Circle

Opening & Closing Circle

Opening & Closing Circle is where the entire camp assembles for announcements, songs, group/bus skits, and crazy visitors on Theme Days. Staff announce the challenge of day and give awards.