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Senior Camp

For Boys and Girls
Rising 3rd – 8th Grades

Campers are grouped by rising grade level

Sessions & Hours

1-10 week options • June 13 – August 19, 2022

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

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

 

Weekly Specials

  • Archery
  • Gaga
  • 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 topic.

Check out the weekly True Life Adventure and Electives below:

WEEK of June 13th

True Life Adventure: Cup Stacking with Speed Stacks

Electives: (Campers choose 1 per week)

  • Duct Taped Designs and Decoupage
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Parkour
  • Strategy Games: Chess, Checkers, and Rubik’s Cube

WEEK of June 20th

True Life Adventure: Ultimate Frisbee® and Frisbee® Golf

Electives: (Campers choose 1 per week)

  • Multi-media Art: Paper, Paint, Pastels
  • Movement, Meditation & Mindfulness
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Parkour
  • Wilderness Survival & Trail Ethics

WEEK of June 27th

True Life Adventure: Space Quest: Water Rockets

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Garden and Nature Club
  • Jewelry Making: Beads, Bangles, and Lanyards 
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Parkour
  • Ultimate Frisbee® and Frisbee® Golf

WEEK of July 5th  

True Life Adventure:  Acting and Improv

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Cool Collage
  • Makers Workshop
  • Cup-stacking with Speed Stacks
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Parkour

*No Camp Monday, July 4th

WEEK of July 11th

True Life Adventure: Super Slime & Crazy Chemistry

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Doodles & Designs
  • Drama Club: Acting & Improv
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Parkour
  • Strategy Games: Chess, Checkers, and Rubik’s Cubes

WEEK of July 18th

True Life Adventure: Senior STEM Lab

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Garden and Nature Club
  • Ceramics & Clay Sculptures
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Parkour

WEEK of July 25th

True Life Adventure: Super Hero & Comic Book Creation

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Scrapbooking and Paper Marbling 
  • Cup-stacking with Speed Stacks
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery & Parkour
  • Movement, Meditation & Mindfulness
  • Young Playwrights – Mystery Writers

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
  • Parkour
  • Movement, Meditation and Mindfulness

WEEK of August 8th

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
  • Parkour
  • Strategy Games: Chess, Checkers, and Rubik’s Cubes

WEEK of August 15th

True Life Adventure: Outdoor Adventure: Rockwall

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Digital Photography
  • Mosaic Madness
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Parkour
  • Cup Stacking with Speed Stacks
  • Wilderness Survival & Trail Ethics

*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 8 – 12

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 – 6:00 pm

Rising 6th – 8th Grades only

ESF’s Aquatics Program

Boys & Girls, Rising PreSchool-9th Grades