EXPERIENCES TO BROADEN THE HORIZONS OF THE OLDER CAMPER. FOR AGES 9-15. BOYS & GIRLS ARE GROUPED BY RISING GRADE LEVEL.

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HIGHLIGHTS

ORACLE GAMES

  • Week of June 25-29
  • Week of July 23-27

EVENING EVENTS

    • Week of July 2-6: Mexican Fiesta (4th Grade only) 3:45PM-7PM
    • Week of July 9-13: Luau Beach Party (5th & 6th Grade only) 3:45PM-7PM
    • NEW FOR 2018! Week of July 16-20: Flick & Float (Oldest Group only) 6:00-8:30pm. Enjoy pizza and a fun-filled night floating on a tube in The Haverford School’s swimming pool while watching a movie with your friends!
    • Week of July 30-Aug 3: Sleepover (Oldest Group only) 7:00pm

NEW FOR 2018! ESF AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR CHALLENGE

  • Week of July 16-20
    This fun-filled, high-energy event features obstacle courses and circuits designed to enhance physical fitness, speed, agility and coordination. Take the Challenge!

ULTIMATE GAMES: GREEN VS. BLUE

  • Week of August 13-17

ENHANCED SENIOR CAMP PROGRAMMING You’ve asked and we’ve answered… Get ready to enjoy enhanced teen programming exclusively designed for our OLDEST senior camp group (age 13-15). Campers will create life-long friendships while participating in all Senior Camp traditions and True Life Adventures, coupled with FUN leadership activities, community service projects, mentoring opportunities with younger campers, and project-based team challenges. A perfect blend of all the elements of camp life!

Reach new heights through innovative True Life Adventures! Enjoy fun, award-winning activities: art, swimming, indoor rock climbing, team-building, sports, fencing, martial arts, fitness and dance, Gaga, service learning initiatives, Oracle Games and more!

TRUE LIFE ADVENTURES

Week of June 18-22

Superheroes and Comic Book Design
Do you dream of having superpowers like Spiderman or Wonder Woman? Embark on an exciting journey and discover the art of the comic strip, the history of the comics industry and the origins of superheroes/heroines. Learn about the archetypes of comic strip characters and discover creative drawing techniques that evoke emotion and action. Create the perfect setting and fictional universe for your story to unfold. In addition to your comic strip creation, you and your team will create a life-sized version of your comic strip’s main character to shine in the spotlight at ESF’s “Camp Comic-Con” on the final day.

Week of June 25-29

Fabulous Week of Frisbee Fun
Calling all Frisbee enthusiasts for a week of competition and fun! It’s time to spice up your favorite Frisbee games by discovering the sports of Ultimate Frisbee and Frisbee Golf! Learn these lifetime recreational and competitive sports, practice your “freestyle” moves and prepare for the Fantastic Flying Frisbee Tournament on the last day! Friends, fun and flying discs…what better way to spend a week at Camp!

Week of July 2-6

Digital Photography: Inspired by the Masters
See the world through a new lens as you study the works and styles of famous master photographers. Explore photography techniques, learn about digital camera functionality and gain hands-on experience while taking photographs that are inspired by the Masters. Mat and display your favorite photograph at the Gallery Exhibition on the last day.

Week of July 9-13

Speedcubing: Learn How to Solve the Rubik’s Cube!
Ready, Set, Go! Can you solve “the Cube”?  Unlock the secrets and learn what it takes to solve everyone’s favorite puzzle: The Rubik’s Cube. If you are new to the sport or a puzzle enthusiast, we will walk you through the process one step at a time. If you are a more experienced Cuber, this is your opportunity to refine your skills and improve your speed! Once you have memorized the algorithms and practiced your moves, you and your “fast-moving fingers” will be ready to compete in the first-ever ESF Speedcubing Competition on the last day! Are you up for the challenge?

Week of July 16-20

Color Splash: A Tie Dyed TLA
If you like Tie-dye and DIY, then this TLA is for you! During this color-filled week, you will get your “groovy on” and flash back to the 1960’s, as you explore the process of “Tie dye”. From spirals to circles, straight lines and stripes, the design possibilities will be endless. With brilliant colors, experiments and projects from head to toe, you will explore techniques to help you tie dye like a pro!

Week of July 23-27

Camp Carnival, Circus Skills and Magic
One of our most-anticipated traditions in Senior Camp, you will have the opportunity to design and build a Carnival from the ground up. Learn face painting techniques and how to create balloon animals. Become proficient in juggling, clowning and sleight of hand magic tricks. Finalize your Carnival booths and practice your performance skills in preparation for the exciting Main Event hosted for Day Campers on the last day!

Week of July 30-Aug 3

Acting and Improv
Discover your inner actor! With the guidance of an acting coach, participate in theater games, drama exercises, and creative activities designed to expand your speaking, acting, improvisation and comedic skills! Friends and family are invited to an “Afternoon of Improv & Sketch Comedy” on the last day!

Week of Aug 6-10

CO2 Dragsters: The Dynamics of Speed
Start your engines and prepare for the ultimate demonstration of force, motion, speed, friction, and acceleration as you cruise through this powerful TLA. Discover the design process while creating your very own, durable model CO2 dragster. Learn about production, finishing, and testing your custom vehicle – all in preparation for the grand finale, The ESF Dragster Race Day Competition!

Week of Aug 13-17

Found Sound Bucket Band
Traditional, concert, and street styles of percussion meet for a fun-filled musical expression that will result in new compositions, creative insights into music-making and maybe even new dance forms. Play and write folk inspired drum ‘beats’ and learn important musical lessons such as internalization of tempos and improvisation while playing music together. Buckets and found instruments will add to a variety of timbres and ensembles, and aid in producing inventive rhythms. Friends and family are invited to attend “A Symphony of Found Sound” on the last day!

ESF's Aquatics Program

Boys & Girls, Rising PREK-10th Grades