Day Campers will have opportunities throughout the week to participate in activities such as swimming, nature activities, team sports, organized games, devotions, singing, arts and crafts, archery, marbles, slingshots, and so much more. Parents will receive a schedule of the activities for their week so that they know how to dress their kids for the day.
2017 Day Camps
Monday June 19 - Friday June 23
Mad Science - This week’s special activities will involve some simple yet intriguing science experiments involving everyday items, learning more about God’s creative design in the smallest details in world around us.
Monday June 26 - Friday June 30
Great Outdoors - Lace up your boots for this outdoor adventure, exploring God’s amazing creation. Activities may include hiking, s’mores over a campfire, archery, a creek stomp and more!
Monday July 3 - Friday July 7
Wild West - Horsin’ around each morning at the barn getting to know Camp’s four-legged staff, the ponies! Afternoons will round up the fun doing western-themed activities. Yee Haw!
Monday July 10 - Friday July 14
World Friendship - Use your passport each day to travel around the world, learning about the different cultures and their traditions across the globe.
Monday July 17 - Friday July 21
Nature is Neat! - We’ll spend time outside exploring creation and learning about local plants, animals and life. Lessons will be led by Day Camp Director, Summer Nature Instructor and other friends of Camp Hebron.
Monday July 24 - Friday July 28
Got Talent? - Campers spend the week exploring creative arts from puppetry, creating handmade musical instruments, honing their acting skills in skits and lots of singing.
Monday July 30 - Friday Aug. 4
Art Explosion - Get in up to your elbows in a variety of art expressions. Stretch your creative mind to design, make and build using different art mediums each day.
Monday Aug. 7 - Friday Aug. 11
Ultimate Challenge - Ready, Set, Go as you we Go for Gold! Activities may include the climbing wall, obstacle course, food tasting, team building games and more.
Monday Aug. 14 - Friday Aug. 18
Holiday Celebration - Merry Thanksmasaween! We’ll look deeper at traditions of various popular holidays to see their origins and seek to find how Jesus embodies the heart of each celebration.
Day Camp FAQ's
Where do I pick up & drop off my camper? Campers are dropped off at Camp Hebron's Creekside Meeting House. It's located a few hundred yards before the main entrance to Camp Hebron.
What should my camper bring with them? Campers should bring a backpack, water bottle, sun screen, bathing suit, towel, Bible, notepad and paper each week.
What do you serve campers for lunch? Lunch is included in the program fee. Our dining staff prepares healthy meals for campers that usually include servings of vegetables and fruit with a main course like sandwiches, chicken nuggets and pizza.
Can I sign my camper up for more than one week? Absolutely! Many of our day campers sign up for multiple weeks, even the whole summer.
Below is a typical schedule for our day camps.
- 7:00 – 9:00 - Pre-Care
- 9:00 – Regular Arrival
- 9:00 – 10:00 – Welcome, Worship, Devotions, Get to Know You Games
- 10:00 – 11:30 – Theme Activities and/or Outdoor Activities
- 11:30 – 12:00 – Bible Exploration
- 12:00 – 12:30 – Lunch (Provided by Camp Hebron)
- 12:30 – 1:00 – Rest Time
- 1:00 – 3:00 – Pool/Lake Activities/Snack Shack
- 3:00 – 4:00 – Theme Activities and/or Outdoor Activities
- 4:00 – Regular Dismissal
- 4:00 – 5:30 – Aftercare
Registrations must be complete by May 1 to take advantage of the Refer-a-friend discount.
Campership Application deadline is May 15
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