Outdoor Sports Camps

Kids have fun in the fresh air learning about equipment and technique.

Archery/Slingshot Camp

Entering grades 1 – 3 in fall, 2019

Member Participants: $240/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $265/week

Weeks of June 17, June 24, July 15, July 29 and August 12

Two amazing and traditional target sports, the bow and arrow and the slingshot, are very popular today. Participants will gain understanding and learn to properly use them both safely. Campers will learn to make and use their own targets, learn about different types of bows, and the basics of aiming and target shooting.

Archery Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2019

Member Participants: $240/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $265/week

Weeks of June 10, June 17, June 24, July 8, July 15, July 22, August 12 and August 19

While learning the fundamentals of archery, campers examine equipment close up, identify the parts of the bow and arrow, and learn the technique behind drawing the bow and releasing the arrow. Campers will learn and practice other target sports including slingshots and hatchet throwing. Instructors teach proper grip, stance and aim alignment. Equipment is provided.

Climbing Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2019

Member Participants: $285/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $310/week

Weeks of June 10, July 8, July 22, August 5 and August 12

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.

Fishing Camp

Entering grades 4 – 6 in fall, 2019

Member Participants: $240/week
Non-Member Program Participants: $265/week

Weeks of June 10, June 24, July 15, July 29 and August 12

Kids get hooked on fishing as they learn basic fishing skills. Lake Independence provides the scene for fishing fun using the catch-and-release method. Campers can bring their own pole and tackle, or equipment will be provided.