Outdoor Sports Camps

Develop your passion for the things you love or try out something new. At each of our specialty camps, campers will spend approximately 2 hours each day focusing on your selected camp. Each specialty camp includes at least one field trip or guest appearance. The remaining time will be spent enjoying traditional camp activities.

Adventure Quest (NEW!)

Entering grades 1 – 3 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $195/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $220/week

Weeks of June 19, July 17 and August 7

Paddle, Climb, Aim and Cast! Campers get a taste for each of our four specialty tracks. Adventure Quest is designed to expose kids and teach general skills in the following outdoor sports: canoeing, climbing, archery and fishing. Campers will also enjoy the outdoors while participating in traditional camp activities. A different field trip will be featured each week.

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Cycle Adventures Bike Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $195/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $220/week

Weeks of June 26, July 24 and August 14

Take the outdoors on with two wheels! In this exciting camp, campers explore the Rice Creek Chain of Lakes area on safe and fun bike paths. They learn the basic parts of a bike and how to maintain them. We will use popular bike and city maps to navigate the wonderful trails using the best safety practices. Campers also plan an all-day bike trip. Campers must bring a bike and helmet. Bikes will be transported by a bus trailer and locked up at camp M – F.

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Climbing Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $220/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $245/week

Weeks of June 12, June 26, July 10, July 31 and August 21

Campers embark on a climbing adventure! Campers will gain new skills and self-confidence every day through a variety of climbing activities. Campers test their strength, strategy, and skill while learning safety procedures, belay techniques, knot tying and proper climbing techniques. This camp will feature a field trip to Vertical Endeavours. Closed toe shoes required.

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Fishing Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $195/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $220/week

Weeks of June 19, July 10, July 31 and August 14

Kids get hooked on fishing as they learn basic fishing skills. Lakes provide the scene for fishing fun using the catch-and-release method. Campers can bring their own pole and tackle, or equipment will be provided. (Please remove all hooks during transportation.) This camp features a special guided trip on a voyageur canoe provided by the Wargo Nature Center.

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Archery and Slingshot Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $195/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $220/week

Weeks of June 26, July 10, July 24, August 7 and August 21

While learning the fundamentals of archery, campers examine equipment close up, identify the parts of the bow and arrow, and learn the science behind drawing the bow and releasing the arrow. Instructors teach proper grip, stance and aim alignment. This camp will feature a field trip to Average Joe’s Archery. Equipment is provided.

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Canoeing Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2017

Member Participants: $195/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $220/week

Weeks of June 19, July 17 and August 14

Campers learn paddling skills and canoe safety as they experience the challenge of navigating water! Kids learn to identify the parts of the canoe, paddling techniques and the importance of teamwork. A daylong adventure on Centerville Lake will test the skills they’ve been working on all week.

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