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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 26- August 25, 2023

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
  • 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 26th

True Life Adventure: Outdoor Adventure – Rock Wall

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Multi-media Art: Paper, Paint, Pastels
  • Strategy Games: Chess, Checkers, and Rubik’s Cubes
  • Wilderness Survival & Trail Ethics
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery

WEEK OF JULY 3rd

True Life Adventure: Water Rockets

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

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

*No Camp Tuesday, July 4th 

WEEK OF JULY 10th

True Life Adventure:  Gourmet Camper

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Papier-mâché
  • Movement, Meditation & Mindfulness
  • Cup-Stacking with Speed Stacks
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery

 

WEEK OF JULY 17th

True Life Adventure: Innovation Factory – Engineering & Design

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Duct Taped Designs and Decoupage
  • Garden and Nature Club
  • Ultimate Frisbee® and Frisbee® Golf
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery

WEEK OF JULY 24th

True Life Adventure: Digital Photography

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Ceramics & Clay Sculptures
  • Wilderness Survival & Trail Ethics
  • Strategy Games: Chess, Checkers, and Rubik’s Cubes
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery

WEEK OF JULY 31st 

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

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Cartooning
  • Cup-Stacking with Speed Stacks
  • Movement, Meditation & Mindfulness
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery

WEEK OF AUGUST 7th 

True Life Adventure: Science Wizards

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Doodles & Designs
  • Wilderness Survival & Trail Ethics
  • Ultimate Frisbee® and Frisbee® Golf
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery

WEEK OF AUGUST 14th    

True Life Adventure: DIY Camp Carnival

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

  • Paper Art: Collage & Origami
  • Garden and Nature Club
  • Cup-Stacking with Speed Stacks
  • Team Sports & Gaga
  • Archery

Week of August 21st 

True Life Adventure: Drama, Theater & Improv Games

Electives: (Campers pick 1 per week)

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

*Weekly Electives are subject to change.

Highlights

The Senior Camp Showdown

Week of July 17-21

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 7-11

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 13 
3:45pm – 6:00pm

Rising 3rd – 5th Grades only

Fiesta

Thursday, July 27 
3:45pm – 6:00pm

Rising 6th + Grades only

ESF’s Aquatics Program

Boys & Girls, Rising PreSchool-9th Grades