senior-camp

Senior Camp

For Boys and Girls
Rising 3rd – 8th Grades

Campers are grouped by rising grade level

SESSIONS & HOURS

         Wk 1 June 22 – 24: Head Start to Summer  (3 Days) 

         Wks 2-9  • June 27- August 19

FULL DAY: 9:00am – 3:00pm

EXTENDED DAY: 7:30am – 6:00pm

Experiences They’ll never outgrow

The True Life Adventures start here- with a day that begins with team challenges and ends with a dance party. Where campers create masterpieces in art, play sports, swim, and learn. With leadership skills and good citizenship built into everything we do. This is no ordinary camp.

Activities

Campers will enjoy swimming in our indoor and outdoor pools (rain or shine)

  • True Life Adventure
  • Daily Instructional Swimming (Grades 3rd & 4th)
  • Daily Recreational Swimming (Grades 5th- 8th)
  • Art
  • Electives: Choose 1 per week from a variety of offerings! 
  • Team Sports and Camp Games
  • Senior Quest (Teambuilding and Leadership Activities)

Weekly Specials

  • Gaga
  • Martial Arts
  • Archery
  • Parkour (In partnership with Parkour Generations LHV)
  • Leadership Development
  • Community Connections (Service Learning)
  • Time-Honored Traditions
  • Weekly Theme Days
  • Special Events
  • And More!

WEEKLY TRUE LIFE ADVENTURES AND ELECTIVES

Campers broaden their horizons and build life skills by participating in a different True Life Adventure (TLA) each week. Additionally, campers get to choose 1 Elective per week, picking from a variety of offerings! Each Elective is 1 hour in length per day, providing an in-depth immersion into each weekly topic.

Check out the weekly True Life Adventures and Electives below:

Week of June 22nd 

True Life Adventure: Super Hero and Comic Book Creation

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Multi-media Art: Paper, Paint, Pastels
  • Drama Club: Acting & Improv
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Cup Stacking with Speed Stacks

(3 Day Week: Wed –  Friday)

Week of June 27th

True Life Adventure: Digital Photography

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Garden and Nature Club
  • Jewelry Making: Beads, Bangles, and Lanyards  
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Movement, Meditation & Mindfulness
  • Wilderness Survival & Trail Ethics

Week of July 5th  

True Life Adventure:  Emoji Art & Digital Graphics

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Makers Workshop
  • Cup-Stacking with Speed Stacks
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Strategy Games: Chess, Checkers, and Rubik’s Cubes
  • Doodles & Desgins

*No Camp Monday, July 4th 

Week of July 11th

True Life Adventure: Outdoor Adventure – Rock Wall

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Duct Taped Designs and Decoupage
  • Drama Club: Acting & Improv
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Movement, Meditation & Mindfulness

Week of July 18th

True Life Adventure: Super Slime and Crazy Chemistry

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Garden & Nature Club
  • Ceramics & Clay Sculptures
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Wilderness Survival & Trail Ethics

 

Week of July 25th 

True Life Adventure: Ultimate Frisbee® and Frisbee® Golf

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Scrapbooking and Paper Marbling
  • Cup-Stacking with Speed Stacks
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Movement, Meditation & Mindfulness

Week of August 1st  

True Life Adventure: Color Splash: A Tie-Dyed TLA

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Doodles & Designs.
  • Drama Club: Acting & Improv
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Young Playwrights: Mystery Writers

Week of August 8th

True Life Adventure: Senior STEM Lab

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Garden and Nature Club
  • Cool Collage
  • Archery
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Cup Stacking with Speed Stacks

Week of August 15th   

True Life Adventure: Space Quest: Water Rockets

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Mosaic Madness
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Martial Arts & Parkour
  • Movement, Meditation & Mindfulness
  • Strategy Games: Chess, Checkers, and Rubik’s Cubes

*Weekly TLA Electives are subject to change.

 

Highlights

The Senior Camp Showdown

WEEK OF JULY 18 – 22 

A week-long competition, where strength, speed, critical thinking, and teamwork combine! Events include an inflatable obstacle course, the Amazing Race, Trivia Face-off, Aqua Olympics and more!

Ultimate ESF Games: Green vs. Blue

WEEK OF AUGUST 1 – 5

A fun-filled week of team competitions! Green vs. Blue – who will be this year’s champion?

Evening Events

The Great American Picnic

THURSDAY, JULY 14
3:45pm – 6:00pm

Rising 3rd – 5th Grades only

Fiesta

THURSDAY, JULY 28
3:45pm – 6:00pm

Rising 6th – 8th Grades only

ESF’s Aquatics Program

Boys & Girls, Rising PreSchool-10th Grades