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Camper’s Choice

We heard that you were ready for a change this summer?  Are you ready for the most exciting Campers’ Choice weeks ever? This summer’s Campers’ Choice program will be very different from previous years by focusing on more group activities. When you arrive you’ll sit down with your counselors to create a fun filled camp week by choosing from plenty of Campers’ Choice options. With two sessions in the morning, one in the afternoon, and one in the evening you will have an entire camp to explore as a cabin family.  You will choose from different activities like archery, boating, fort building, arts & crafts, sports, creative dance, international exploration and so much more! And don’t worry you will get free choice time in the afternoons for swimming, sports, and canteen time!

Campers will also have the great all camp activities you have come to love like the all camp game Bonkers! and all camp worships like Lifemime.  Don’t forget all the great meals, campfires, and S’mores!  This will be a week you won’t forget!

Dates:  June 25-30 (ages 8-16); July 9-14 (ages 8-12); July 16-21 (ages 12-16)

Ages vary by week (see above). $450  Deposit $100

Living Arts

Join us in our biggest week at camp during the summer. Pick your major specialty from Musical Theater/Dance, Technical Theater, International Arts, Costume Design, and more.  Our Aldersgate volunteers this week are made up of a dedicated team of professional Artists, Actors, Musicians, Singers, Dancers, and Builders. Campers put on a full musical performance in just one week. They build all of the sets, design all of the costumes and perform all of the musical numbers. With our staff and amazing professional volunteers who travel from all over the world we are able to pull off something you will never forget. Whether you are comfortable on stage or behind the scenes we need you to make it all come together! All parents/ family are welcome to attend the 2017 Camp Aldersgate production of The Lion King!  Register early to get into the major you want!

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to a restriction in the licensing for this year’s show, campers who have entered Grade 10 or higher will not be able to be on stage as a part of The Lion King performance.  Campers who choose Musical Theater/Dance as their major specialty and who have entered Grade 10 or higher will perform a special pre-Lion King show for the audience.

Dates:  July 23-28

Ages 8 to 18.  $500  Deposit $150

Curtain Call

Campers will be writing their own personal community narrative and performing it in front of a live audience on Friday afternoon. You will have the opportunity to be coached by a professional actress/writer to learn how to express your inner performer! Combine social justice issues with the art of writing and performing.  No acting experience necessary to join, all you need is an open mind and some courage to be ready for new experiences.

Dates:  July 9-14

Ages 12 to 16.  $450  Deposit $100

Encore!

Have you ever dreamed of performing on stage?  Come and find out what kind of creativity you have just waiting to be released! You will learn new acting exercises, games, and have the opportunity to be coached by a professional actress and writer. We will end the week with a group performance on Friday afternoon for parents and the entire camp!

Dates: July 16-21

Ages 8-12.  $450  Deposit $100

Discovery Camp

Budding scientist?  Engineer? Maybe you just love learning and discovering new things while having a great time!   Join us for a week filled with wacky science experiments, investigative swamp stomps, and many other fun discoveries that will awe you!

Dates:  July 9-14

Ages 12-16.  $485  Deposit $135

Early Explorers 

Are you ready to explore some cool experiments that make a mess?  Maybe launch your own camp-made rocket?  Or explore what kind of animals call Aldersgate home?  These are some of the great explorations you will have this week while you make new friends and do a lot of fun camp stuff!

Dates: July 16-21

Ages 8-12.  $485  Deposit $135

Adventure Chef

If you have little experience in the kitchen then come and learn how to cook some simple foods that will impress your family!  This new camp is a wonderful experience for a young chef to learn about how foods affect your life in so many different ways. You will also learn about the farm to table process and utilize Aldersgate grown ingredients.  You will get the chance to prepare food for your counselors and yourself. That’s right, you get to enjoy the foods you create! At the end of the week you will compete in an Adventure Chef competition against each other given a basket of secret ingredients!

Dates: July 16-21

Ages 8-12.  $475  Deposit $125

NEW! Global Chef

If you love to cook and explore different cultures then this is the perfect camp for you!  led by our very own international staff Each day you will explore foods from around the globe,.  Creating your own global cook book you will be able to share some treats with everyone at the end of the week. Mangia!!

Dates:  July 9-14

Ages 12-16.  $475  Deposit $125

Teddy Bear Camp

What better way to start your camp life than to be an Aldersgate Teddy Bear camper!  Perfect introduction to camp filled with lots of great bear activities and new friends! With half week/ full week options, we take grrrrrrrrreat care of our Teddy Bears!

Dates:  July 16-21: half week July 16-19

Ages 7 to 8. $450 full week, $250 half week | Deposit $100

G.O. Camp – Girls Only!

This camp is for young female campers to explore girl power and unity. Make some new friends and find out how you can make a difference in the world by growing your faith and your own gifts while supporting your new friends!

Dates:  July 16-21

Girls ages 8-12.  $450  Deposit $100

NEW!  Senior Girls Only (S.G.O.) Camp

Mother Theresa, Malala Yousafzai, and Amelia Earhart are just some of the positive female role models campers will learn about this week. Are you a young female looking to be inspired and empowered to be a trail blazer and leader in this world. Now you can, creatively while having fun at camp! Learn leadership skills and make friends for a lifetime!

Dates:  July 9-14

Girls ages 12-16  $450  Deposit $100

Campers vs. Wild

Do you love to play in the great outdoors?  Are you always getting in trouble for playing in the dirt?  You must sign up for this camp!  Each day you will have different wilderness challenges to overcome.  Learn survival skills and other amazing wilderness skills all while exploring the entire Aldersgate Woods with your new friends! It’s gonna get messy!

Dates: July 16-21

Ages 8-12,  $450  Deposit $100

NEW!  Aldersgate Adventure

If you enjoy adventure and being in the woods then check this camp out!  Come blaze some new trails in the woods, cook over a fire and campout in our tents for a night or more in the wilds of Aldersgate (depending on weather)! Can you handle it?

Dates:  July 9-14

Ages 12-16  $450  Deposit $100

Horseback Riding

Come enjoy English-style riding at our local stables with a professional instructor.  Any camper is welcome to take Horse Camp whether you have some experience or none at all. You will also learn what it takes to care for these amazing creatures.  So saddle up and get ready!

Dates:  June 25-30; July 9-14

Ages 8 to 16.  $625  Deposit $250

NEW!  Advanced Horse Camp

Already take riding lessons?  Have experience being part of our horse camp in the past?  Then you are ready for Advanced Horse camp!  This camp is for campers who have more experience with horseback riding. Not only will you receive more riding opportunities you will also learn what it’s like to be responsible for these beautiful creatures.

July 16-21

Ages 12-16.  $625  Deposit $250

CIT Camp

God has given you some amazing gifts.  At camp, we will help you to recognize those gifts and how you can use them as a leader at church, school, and camp.  After completing CIT Camp, you will become eligible for Junior Staff.  (Must be 16 or completed the 11th Grade.)  CIT Camp participation is by application only. Click here to apply online.

Dates:  July 9-14

$450  Deposit $100

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