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Activities

Yes, you get to choose the three activities that you will do each day for the whole week. Your
cabin group will decide what you’d like to do for cabin time each day. Then in the evening we’ll
have great activities planned for you.

Campers choose 3 skill-building activities to participate in each day. The listing below
represents a sampling of the activities that may be offered during the season. There may be
additional activities available depending on staff availability.

Horse

Note: An additional activity fee is required for the Horse activity. Register early, spaces are limited. (Grade 3+)

Our horse programs have been developed for kids from beginner to advanced, using a 5 level system. Campers will learn important safety rules and how to ride and care for horses in the early levels. As they advance through the levels, campers continue to review the safety rules and work on improving their riding skills, progressively advancing in skills. For each level, they must pass both a skills test and a written exam to move to the next level. Campers typically spend about 2 summers at each level. New campers with previous riding are initially placed in the first level until our staff is able to assess their safety knowledge and riding skills. Helmets are provided. Campers MUST bring hard-soled shoes (preferably boots) and long pants to be able to participate in this activity.

Target Sports

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Air Rifles: Learn proper techniques for accurate, safe air rifle shooting while laying, sitting and standing. (Grade 5+)
.22 Rifles: Learn proper techniques for accurate, safe .22 rifle shooting. (Grade 5+)
Archery: Shoot for the gold! Learn the proper techniques for safe and accurate archery under the guidance of our certified instructors. We offer Beginner Archery for all our first time and developing archers, as well as Advanced Archery, which is designed to challenge our more experienced campers to build their skills even further as they pass both a skills and written exam. (Grade 5+)

Intro to Target Sports: Introduction to both air rifles and archery. Other target sports such as
sling shots and even water balloons round out your week. (Grades 3-4)

Waterfront

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Swimming Lessons: Spend some time at the pool! Learn to swim or improve your strokes according to CCPA swim levels. (all grades). This is a requirement for all campers desiring to be
a CILT.
Water Play: Explore what water does, what it feels likes, how it reacts when mixed with other items, and get to play “drip drip drench” when  it’s hot! (Grades 1-4)

Canoeing

Kayaking/Paddle-boating

Outdoor Living Skills

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OLS: Take a hike, learn to tie knots and identify harmful plants. Build a campfire and learn how to safely use a pocketknife. Have fun as you learn skills of how to survive in and enjoy the great outdoors. OLS1 is available for campers in grades 3 and 4.  OLS 2 for grades 5+. This is a requirement for all campers desiring to be a CILT.

Nature Expedition: Find out what lives in and around Cedarbrook Camp in the woods, pond and creek. Expand your understanding of God’s creation as you explore, sample, and identify the interesting flora and fauna. You might go on a hike, explore in the creek or look for critters, creatures and bugs!

Outdoor Cooking: Learn how to cook foods in a variety of ways over the fire or when you’re outdoors. (grades 5+ – please note any food allergies)

Sports & Fitness

sports_activityChallenge Course: Challenge your body and mind as you work with your team to solve problems creatively.
Cheer/Gymnastics:
 Learn to cheer and tumble and flip for Christ!
Sports: Have fun, learn teamwork, and develop new skills, all while playing different sports and games. Soccer, gaga, 4 Square, mini golf, ultimate frisbee, (Sports and Games- Grades1-4;  Sports Mania -Grade 5+

Dramatic Arts

basket_activityDrama: Younger campers learn miming and perform a play for the camp using scenery, props, and costumes. Older campers spend time understanding acting, formal and improvised, and then learn a drama to perform for the camp. Dress up, be dramatic, and have fun!
Worship Team: Learn about leading worship – participate in singing and leading the whole camp in worship time.
Sign Language: Discover a new way of sharing and communicating with your friends. Learn to “speak” and sing the good news of Christ’s love by signing.

 

Creative Arts

Arts & Crafts: Learn new techniques and create different crafts to take home. Two levels offered based on age.

Ceramic Crafts: Choose a ceramicform, paint and take home
Ukrainian Eggs:  Learn the techniques and create these delicate, beautifully dyed eggshells. (Grades 5+)
Woodworking:Create your own project to take home while learning to use a hammer, saw and other tools safely. (Grades 3+)

Photography: Learn camera basics and have time to photograph some of the other activities at camp. A selection of everyone’s photos is included in the end-of-the-week slideshow presentation. Bring your own digital SLR or point-and-shoot camera if you have one, otherwise we have a few (older) digital cameras we can assign to you. 

Art #NoFilter: Campers will challenge themselves to learn new artistic skills and develop their own style by working on pen, pencil and watercolor projects.

Miscellaneous

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Story Time: Explore your inner author as you listen to and read stories and create your own story book (Grades 1-4)

Candy Making: Make something yummy! (grades 5+ – please note any food allergies)

RocketryBuild and launch your own rocket! (Grades 3+)

Surprise:Too many great choices to decide? Try something new and exciting each day! (grades 1-4)