Programs

Camp Smitty Programs

Our camp is open to all young people aged 8 to 16 years old who are ready for the physical and social dynamics of a ten-day residential camping program.

We hold high expectations with regards to the level of respect and courtesy extended amongst Campers and balance these expectations with a high level of support provided by positive role models. Our trained and passionate Staff team consistently model the very characteristics we purport to teach our Campers.

Programs Focus

  • Self-Concept -Enhancing self-esteem, feeling good/positively about oneself, discovering talents/interests, being included in decision-making.
  • Social Skills - Developing interpersonal competence, group living, getting along with others, gaining appreciation for diversity.
  • Character -Building positive values, mutual respect, taking responsibility for oneself, learning skills, taking on unique outdoor experiences.
  • Fun -Good old-fashioned healthy fun, room to breathe, getting 'unplugged', chance to be a kid.

Typical Day At Camp

7:30 AM – Wake Up Bell

Normally, this would be way too early, but knowing that every day at camp is a dynamic adventure full of exciting programs... you are glad that it's time to start the day.

8:00 AM – Breakfast

You and your cabin-mates make your way to the Dining Hall to take in that all-important first meal of the day. You'll need your energy, so dig into those delicious pancakes, toast and jam, cereal, fruit, eggs, muffins... you get the idea, the food is great!

9:30 AM – BOSS Games

The entire camp gets into their Battle Of Superfit Superstars teams and take on challenges! Crazy relays might be in store for the fantastic teams today. Who will take the most points this morning...? The Bodacious Blue Barracudas? The Ravishing Red Rockets?

10:15 AM – Skills & Thrills

Here is your chance to learn some really neat stuff in your choice of skill area. It's possible to have fun and learn something at the same time... who knew? Take your pick of Swimming, Canoeing, Drama, Sports, Arts, Dance, Cooking, Camping Skills, and more!

11:15 AM – Camper Choice

Sweating from your Skills and Thrills? Find a buddy and go for a swim. A bit tired? Grab a comic book and read at the library. You can also shoot some hoops, or get creative at Arts and Crafts... These are only a few of the many great options because it's Free Time!

12:30 PM – Lunch

You've worked up an appetite, and it's time for more great food! When your table is done eating, some cheering and camp songs are always welcome, creative a festive atmosphere in the Dining Hall.

1:30 PM – Rest & Relaxation

This is the quiet time of the day, to let everyone recharge their batteries. Some fun stuff during this rest period includes cards, reading, board games, letter writing, or even taking a power nap!

2:00 PM – All Camp Activity

It's a good thing that you got to rest because it's time to get moving again. The whole camp is in on these games. What will it be today? Capture the Flag, Animal Safari, Water Olympics, Triad Soccer... or the famous Mud Pit!

3:30 PM – Camper Choice

If you went for a swim at the morning Free Time, maybe you'd like to try some crafts this time. If you spent the first one in the ball field, maybe some canoeing is of interest to you. The choice is yours!

5:30 AM – Dinner

Fill your stomach with nutrition, surrounded by some great friends, and fill the camp with song and spirit.

7:00 PM – All Camp Activity

This is the big finale of the day. Could be a fantastic Campfire with songs and skits. Could be Airbands, where some true talent will be on display. Could be Camp Clue, where you'll need teamwork and quick thinking to win! The best way to cap off another superb day at Camp!

9:15 PM – Lights Out

You weren't tired, were you?

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