Activities List

Activity List

Description

Hours

Accessible Lookout Tower

Plan on enjoying the view at 25 feet above the ground.

0.5

Angle Dangle

A high event for those ready for a challenge. This element is a huge ladder where the rungs are positioned at angles. Campers are belayed as they climb up. Non- ambulatory campers can also climb using a pulley system.

1

Archery

Care and use of equipment, basic instruction on skills and safety rules are included.

1

Arts and Crafts

A comprehensive program offering activities from painting, yarn art and much more.

1

Bocce Ball

Come learn one of the oldest games around. This simple yet tricky game of skill involves rolling a ball as close to the target ball without touching it.

0.5

Bounce House

Campers enjoy jumping and bouncing in this enclosed inflatable house. An ideal sensory activity for many.

0.5

Bowling New

Check out the two new bowling lanes in the basement of the new Durgin Pavilion located near Lake Todd.

1

Burma Bridge

Cross this challenging cable bridge suspended 20 feet above a ravine, while securely fastened to a safety rope. Most non-ambulatory campers can be assisted by a staff member on the bridge.

1

Canoeing

Enjoy canoeing on our very own Lake Todd. The mechanical lift helps campers who use wheelchairs enter the canoe safety.

Caving(Spelunking)

pants/flashlight

Hike to a challenging 550 foot cave where campers crawl through tight tunnels and explore an exciting underground environment. This activity can be adapted for all groups. Campers who use wheelchairs can be wheeled to the mouth of the cave and experience the first room. It’s a great sensory activity. Please bring flashlights.

2 or 3

Climbing Wall

The climbing wall is in the gym. Climbers are belayed as they discover the best route up, using specially designed hand and foot holds. Non-ambulatory campers can also climb using a pulley system.

1

Creative Dramatics

A ‘free spirit’ activity ranging from pretend games to group pantomimes to dressing up in our many costumes and hats. Older groups learn about improvisational skits.

1

Dance/Flash Mob New

Learn some dance moves and perhaps share a flash mob with the rest of camp!

1

Eiffel Tower

This activity involves climbing a cargo net in the gym that resembles the Eiffel Tower. It is a bit wobbly and this adds an element of challenge as the climber reaches for the bell at the top. Non-ambulatory campers can also climb using a pulley system.

1

Evening Activities

An assortment of activities including hay rides, dances, songfests, night hikes, campfires, carnival, theme nights plus many more.

2

Farm Experience

This activity allows the camper to play the “life of a farmer”. This includes the care and feeding of animals such as rabbits, goats and pigs.

1

Firecracker/Ladder

This is actually two climbing events in one. Campers are belayed up as they choose either the more challenging firecracker climb or the more manageable ladder climb. Non-ambulatory campers can also climb using a pulley system.

1

Fishing

Basic instruction and safety skills are explained at the fully stocked Lake Todd.

1

Frisbee Golf

Pictured Rocks Camp have invited us to enjoy their frisbee golf course.

1

Geocaching New

Who doesn’t love a treasure hunt? Come learn how to find the waypoints hidden at camp using a hand held GPS.

1

Group Initiative Course

This activity is similar to a challenge or teams course, where campers participate in a series of problem solving activities with group cooperation emphasized.

1

Gym Activities

Use our parachute or earth ball for group activities.

1

Hiking

Hike the many trails at camp. Hikes can vary in emphasis from nature or sensory awareness, to mushroom or rain hikes.

1

Horseshoes

A slower paced activity for all to enjoy.

0.5

Ice Cream Making

Use a hand crank ice cream maker & enjoy a refreshing treat.

1

Indoor Playground

A wonderful interactive indoor space for younger campers.

0.5

Jungle Gym

This adventure activity includes a series of climbing and walking activities up in the air. One event is called the Team Beam which utilizes campers on the ground assisting the participant across swinging beams. Non-ambulatory campers can also climb using a pulley system. If you have done all the adventure activities, it’s time to try this one.

1

Miniature Golf

Try your luck on our outdoor golf course located behind the pool

0.5

Native American

Awareness

Learn about Native American games and dances near our teepee.

1

Nature Activities

A variety of activities can be incorporated into this area, including animal homes, bird identification/observation and wild flowers. The nature center provides excellent resources to enhance these studies.

1

Orienteering

Students become familiar with the parts of a compass, and how to use it. They can then apply the knowledge firsthand while doing two orienteering courses in the woods.

1

Outdoor Cookery

Cook over an open fire at one of our campsites in the woods.

0.5

Outdoor Living Skills

Individuals learn various outdoor living skills such as fire building, setting up tents, knots, and lashing.

1

Overnight Camping

Camp in tents, a tree house, a teepee or simply sleep under the stars.

16

Play Pen

This climbing event is a real challenge. Campers will climb up a variety of obstacles to reach the top. Non-ambulatory campers can also participate using a pulley system.

1

Pony Rides pants/250 lb limit

Enjoy a ride on camp’s gentle horse. Calvin is led by a camp staff with counselors and others serving as side walkers. Pony rides are now at base camp and is ideal for younger campers. (250 pound limit) Tennis shoes/boots & long pants required.

1

Rappelling – 8 and older

Campers descend a rock with safety equipment in place. Not accessible.(Must be 8 yrs. old or older.)

2

Recumbent Tandem

Tricycle

This completely accessible tricycle is enjoyed by one staff and one camper at a time. This activity is often paired up with ice cream making, lookout tower or mini-golf.

1

Rock Climbing – pants

A challenging, yet very safe activity that can be geared to the level of the group. Not accessible.

2

Ropes Course

This course has several elements that can promote trust, confidence and group cooperation. The ropes course is not accessible.

1

Snoezelroom

This activity designed for lower functioning campers is a sensory room. The senses are stimulated by a ball pit, bean bags chairs, soft rocker, music and sights and sounds.

1

Sports and Games

This includes large group activities, new games, volleyball and basketball.

1

Super Zip

(325 lb. limit)

The super zip is high and fast! It is accessible for all campers to enjoy the freedom of sailing through the air.

1

Swimming

The two pools are always a big hit. The shallow therapeutic pool is 2-4 feet deep and heated to approximately 88 degrees. The larger pool is 25 meters long, 6 lanes wide and 4 feet to 9 feet deep & about 83 degrees. The lap pool has a climbing wall. For campers who pass the deep water test, they can climb the wall and then jump into the water. There is always a certified lifeguard on duty when campers are swimming. Please bring swimsuit & towel. Elementary age campers will need school chaperones in the swimming pool with them. Please NO SHOES in the locker rooms.

1

Train

Enjoy an accessible half mile ride in the woods.

0.5

Tree Climb

Individuals are able to enjoy the thrill of climbing a tree while secured to a safety rope. Non-ambulatory individuals are hoisted up the tree with a pulley system.

1

Wild Edible Hike

Foraging wild fruits, greens, berries and nuts make a hike more fun!

1

Yoga New

Relax and refresh with fluid movements that stretch and strengthen, Namaste.

1

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