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Senior Camp

For Boys and Girls
Rising 3rd – 8th Grades

Campers are grouped by rising grade level

Sessions & Hours

1-9 week options • June 20 – 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
  • Electives: Choose 1 per week from a variety of offerings!
  • Team Sports and Camp Games 
  • Senior Quest (Teambuilding and Leadership Activities)

Weekly Specials

  • Gaga
  • 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 20th

True Life Adventure: Ultimate Frisbee® and Frisbee® Golf

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Multi-media Art: Paper, Paint, Pastels
  • Drama Club: Acting & Improv
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Parkour
  • Strategy Games: Chess, Checkers, and Rubik’s Cubes

WEEK OF JUNE 27th

True Life Adventure: Outdoor Adventure: Rock Wall

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

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

WEEK OF JULY 5th

True Life Adventure:  Cup Stacking with Speed Stacks

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Parkour
  • Makers Workshop
  • Movement, Meditation & Mindfulness
  • Wilderness Survival & Trail Ethics

*No Camp Monday, July 4th 

WEEK OF JULY 11th

True Life Adventure: Super Slime and Crazy Chemistry

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Duct Taped Designs and Decoupage
  • 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
  • Cup-Stacking with Speed Stacks
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Parkour

WEEK OF JULY 25th

True Life Adventure: Digital Photography

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Scrapbooking and Paper Marbling
  • Cup-Stacking with Speed Stacks
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • 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
  • Wilderness Survival & Trail Ethics
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery
  • Parkour
  • Young Playwrights: Mystery Writers

WEEK OF AUGUST 8th    

True Life Adventure: Emoji Art – Digital Graphics

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

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

Week of August 15th

True Life Adventure: Super Hero & Comic Book Creation

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

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

 

*Weekly 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?

After Camp 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 + Grades only

ESF’s Aquatics Program

Boys & Girls, Rising PreSchool-9th Grades