Activities for Older Campers & Teens
Exciting Outdoor Activities, New Challenges and Adventures!
Teen campers canoe, kayak and fish at the waterfront. They explore the far reaches of the reservoir left unexplored by the younger camper groups. Instruction for all skill levels are at the waterfront and Superchoice activities.
Waterfront activities include:
- Kayaking (Tandem, 2 person)
- Basic and Advanced Kayaking Skills
- Kayak Games and Challenges
- Kayaking trips to the Back Coves of the reservoir
- Kayak Rescues & Eskimo rolls at the pool
- Orienteering in kayaks
- Casting clinics
- Fishing in Boats & Fly fishing
Teen campers participate in swim clinics geared for swimmers of all abilities (advance –novice levels). This allows campers to hone their swim skills in specialty clinics, including diving, water polo, stroke technique, and endurance building.
Swimming activities include:
- Water polo
- Synchronized Swimming
- Water Aerobics
- ‘Race to Alcatraz’ – Endurance building!
- Stroke improvement clinics
- Water games
- Basic water rescue
- Junior Lifeguard Training
Older campers enjoy taking part in advanced craft projects, such as woodworking, beading, jewelry making and clay sculpting.
Crafts projects include:
- Advance Jewelry making
- Leather Crafts
- Plaster & Paper-mache
Older campers participate in more advanced sports and learn the skills necessary to play lacrosse, rugby, and ultimate frisbee.
Sports activities include:
- Field Hockey
- Ultimate Frisbee
Our goal is for everyone to play to the best of their ability, build skills, and have fun!
Outdoor Living / Survival Skills
The trails and trees of the reservoir provide a great environment for hiking, orienteering courses and mountain rescues, where Roughing It teens can learn outdoor living and survival skills. Outdoor cooking is a favorite where campers learn to cook meals that can be eaten on camping trips,like BBQ pizza, quesadillas, burritos, banana boats, cake in an orange and try the Iron Chef Challenge. Outdoor Skills include:
- Maps & Compass / Orienteering
- Outdoor cooking & Iron Chef Challenge
- Hiking / Tracking
- Tent pitching and shelter building
- Adventure and outdoor survival skills
- Teen challenge course and initiatives
The Adventure Program focuses on group activities and challenges that require cooperation, communication, and teamwork. Campers work together to master challenges and obstacles facilitated by the Adventure counselor.
Adventure activities include:
- Team building activities
- Initiative & Adventure games
- Rock climbing basics
- Knot Tying and Craft