Aldersgate has a variety of one-week overnight camps for your camper aged 7 – 17. Choose a traditional camping experience or one of our specialty cooking, science, arts, or adventure camps! Full descriptions of each program are listed below and you can always call our office (401-568-4350) or email us (email@example.com) for more information!
- Camper’s Choice #1: June 14 – 19 → (ages 8 – 16)
- Camper’s Choice #2: June 21 – 26 → (ages 8 – 10 & 14 – 16)
- Camper’s Choice #3: July 5 – 10 → (ages 11 – 16)
- Camper’s Choice #4: July 12 – 17 → (ages 8 – 16)
A traditional camp experience with a twist – YOU decide which activities make your week unforgettable!$500 (Deposit: $100)
On Sunday evening* each camper chooses a new skill to focus on during the week like archery, arts & crafts, water skills, or challenge course. You will attend this specialty area every morning for two hours so you have plenty of time to explore and build new skills. Every afternoon is filled with choices that change every day! Spend an hour painting or swimming on Monday, kayaking or singing karaoke on Tuesday, crafting or kayaking on Wednesday, and playing gaga or hiking on Thursday… the choice is yours! After dinner, Makerspace gives you time to play, build, and create. Evenings are filled with campfires, worships, and s’mores.
*Horseback riding is offered as a specialty area at an additional cost and must be selected at registration. Keep reading to learn more!
Horseback Riding Specialty Area
Spend your mornings at the horse stable learning Western riding skills and caring for horses. You will be back with your cabinmates for afternoon free choice and evening activities.*$500 for Campers’ Choice and $160 horseback riding fee.
This fee included stable and instructor fees, helmets and other riding equipment.
Campers must provide their own long pants and shoes/boots with a heel.
LIVING ARTS (ages 8-17)
July 19 – 24, 2020
Living Arts is a unique week where you will sing, dance, paint, create, and collaborate with the entire camp to put on a full musical in just one week!
On Sunday, you will meet the many campers, staff, and volunteers you will be working with and by Friday, you will be part of our 2020 musical – MADAGASCAR JR !
Every camper is involved with the musical onstage or off – choose musical theater, technical theater, stage management, costuming, international arts/props at registration. Mornings focus on preparing for the show while afternoons and evenings let you explore new arts experiences and traditional camp activities.
$550 (Deposit $150)
EARLY EXPLORERS (ages 8-10)
July 5 – 10
Take science out of the classroom and into the field!$525 (Deposit $125)
Camp is the perfect place to get your hands dirty looking for tadpoles, building bottle rockets, and solving nature’s mysteries. Explore the best camp has to offer while living and working like a real scientist!
DISCOVERY CAMP (ages 11-13)
June 21 – 26
A unique opportunity to enjoy the full camp experience with fellow scientists!$525 (Deposit $125)
Test the lake water’s PH level before your canoe ride or make a hypothesis about your top speed before speeding down our zipline. Test your skills and try new things with other campers who love science as much as you do!
TEDDY BEAR CAMP (ages 7 & 8)
July 5 – 10 – full week
July 5 – 8 – half week
A very special camp for first timers!$500 full week; $300 half week (Deposit $100)
Come make your own teddy bear and take it with you to all of our exciting activities around camp. We will make sure your first camp experience is full of new friends, fun, and teddy bears!
TRAILBLAZERS(ages 7 & 8)
June 21 – 26
Ready to explore the great outdoors?$500 (Deposit $100)
Learn to follow a trail to find hammock village, find planets in the night sky, and work together to conquer your first ropes course elements. Aldersgate has 280 acres to explore and all that’s missing is you!
CAMPER VS. WILD (ages 8-10)
July 5 – 10
Campers get ready because the wild is ready for you!$525 (Deposit $125)
Learn new skills like fire building, knot tying, and shelter building. Explore the woods of Aldersgate, canoe in our private lake, and cook over a campfire. Our week ends with a one-night campout where you will put your new skills to use!
ALDERSGATE ADVENTURE (ages 11-13)
June 21 – 26 & July 12 – 17
Love the outdoors? Want a challenge? This is the week for you!$525 (Deposit $125)
Take your adventure skills to the next level as you scale our high ropes course, blaze a new trail, and cook meals over the fire. Learn new skills, build confidence, and become a leader for your team as you conquer a multi-day campout!
CIT Camp (age 17)
Contact the office for more information!
Our Counselor-In-Training (CIT) program gives you the opportunity to practice and demonstrate leadership skills. During this special week of camp, you will enjoy all Aldersgate has to offer as you transition towards the next part of your camp journey.$500 (Deposit $100)
*CIT program is by application only – please call our office for information!