Camp Activities

Camp  Activities Unique To Each Program

Modified Program Activities – This summer certain camp activities you might be familiar with could be “changed up” to avoid too much contact with other people or equipment. You can still expect swimming, the challenge course, the climbing wall, and all sorts of other favorite camp activities.

*By Popular Demand! Shoshone Explorers for 5th – 9th Graders

Six day, five night outdoor adventure program at Shoshone Mountain Retreat & our new McPherson Meadows! It’ll become your new favorite!

Activities include: floating the river, hiking, swimming in the creek, rock wall climbing, two nights at our new McPherson Meadows, day-hiking the CdA River National Scenic Recreation Trail, the zip-line and giant swing, crafts, run-around games, worships, Bible studies, team building, & archery.

Genesis Program for 1st – 2nd Graders

Three days, two nights to experience and enjoy camp for your very first time!

Activities include: hiking, swimming, crafts, run-around games, worships, Bible studies, and team building

Exodus Program  for 3rd – 4th Graders

Your first full week of camp–six day, five night program

Activities include: hiking, swimming, crafts, run-around games, worships, Bible studies, team building, archery, and a sleep-out night under the stars.

Pioneer Program for 5th – 6th Graders

Six day, five night program

Activities include: hiking, swimming, crafts, run-around games, worships, Bible studies, team building, archery, a sleep-out night under the stars and select high ropes elements.

Castaway and Treehouse Villages for 4th-6th Graders

Six day, five night program

Campers sleep on cots in canvas wall tent cabins at Castaway Camp or on mattresses in an open air tree house at Treehouse Village (Bring extra warm clothes and blankets or sleeping bags for sleeping outdoors on cool Idaho nights). Campers help cook breakfasts and some dinners, learn outdoor living skills, and join main site camp during the day (located on the edge of main camp).

Activities include: hiking, swimming crafts, run-around games, worships, Bible studies, team building, archery, and select high ropes elements.

Pathfinder Program for 7th – 8th Graders

Six day, five night program

Activities include: hiking, swimming, crafts, run-around games, worships, Bible studies, team building, archery, Mid-ropes team building element (8 feet off the ground), and the Climbing Tower/Zip-line!

Adventurer Program for 9th – 12th Graders

Six day, five night program

Activities include: hiking, swimming, crafts, run-around games, worships, Bible studies, team building, archery, a sleep-out night under the stars, boating/tubing on the lake, select high ropes elements, and our High Ropes Adventure Course/Giant Swing!

SALT Team for 10th-12th Grades (formerly J-Staff)

SALT Campers are assigned to help  a counselor in a cabin of younger campers.
Duties include: leading games, crafts and activities; helping care for campers; cleaning tasks; dishes; assisting with program activities, serving weekend guests (if staying over the weekend)

Activities include: group team building, select high ropes elements, swimming, hiking, run-around games, Bible studies. and worships.

Shoshone Creek Ranch for 5th-10th Grades

Six day five night program

Ranch campers gain knowledge of horses and tack with a focus on safety, grooming, horse and ranch chores, saddling, leading, mounting and daily arena and  trail riding. Ranch campers sleep in the McPherson log bunk house or on cots in wall tents alongside Shoshone Creek.

Activities include: swimming in the swimming hole, floating the river, crafts, campfire cooking, worships, campfire, horseback riding, camp chores, Zip-line, hiking, run-around games, and Bible study.


 

Typical Daily Schedule for Onsite Programs

7:15 Optional Polar Bear Swim

7:30 Wake-Up Bell

7:55 First Word (Introduction to the daily theme and an opening prayer for the day)

8:00 Breakfast

9:00 Morning worship and small group Bible Encounter Time

10:00 PTWG (Personal Time With God)

10:30 Discovery Centers (Sports, Games, Crafts,  Outdoor Activities) *options for campers to sign up for individually or with their friends.

12:30 pm Lunch

1:15 Horizontal Time (A time to rest, be quiet, read…)

1:30 Cabin Time (Fun with your cabin and counselor! Challenge Course, Swimming, Trading Post, Crafts…and more!)

5:30 Dinner

7:30 Evening Activities: Games, Worship, Trading Post, Closing Devotions

8:30 – 11:00 – Lights Out: Varies by Age

Daily schedule for offsite and other programs may vary from this schedule.

 

Champ Camp Schedule