Summer Camp Programs

Unfortuntaly we are unable to host our 2020 Summer Overnight Camp Ministry due to the CoVid-19 Pandemic.
We are looking forward to 2021!!!!!

2020 Summer Camp Registration is open!

 

2020 Summer Schedule

Summer Program Summary

Questions about our Covid-19 adaptations

 

2020 Summer Programs

Yes! We are still planning on providing our Summer Camp Ministry 2020, and what a great summer it is going to be.

Our Day Camp programs are open!

We anticipate opening our Sleep Away options in July, following guidlines from the Illinois Dept. of Health.
Our priority is for the safety of each camper.

Please see the options below for updated activity options and dates. Space is limited this year so please register soon!

DAY CAMP

A great value for your summer daycare needs-- Canoe on a lake, hike in the woods, wade in a river, and still be home by dinner! It’s day camp at a real camp. Programs run from 8 am to 5 pm. Campers enjoy lunch in our dining hall and afternoon snacks at our camp store (included in price). Sign up for a day, a week, or the entire summer!

Day Camp - Ages 6-12
Cost $175/Week ($35/Day)
Weekly - June 1st - August 7th

For more Day Camp information, please click here.

 

DISCOVERY CLASSIC CAMP

Discover camp at its best! Your child will join in our all-time favorite camp activities. Canoe, swim, hike, play games, build craft projects, shoot archery, roast s’mores, explore God’s creation and learn about the love of Jesus in fun new ways!

Choose between a two-night adventure - ideal for first-time campers - or a five-night adventure for campers ready to stay the full week.

Discovery Camp - Ages 6-9
Cost $200 (Sunday-Tuesday) or $450 (Sunday-Friday)
Week 6 - July 12-14 (can extend to June 17)
NEW! Week 8 - June 26-28 (can extend to June 31)

CLASSIC CAMP

Experience the best of camp! Classic Campers join in a week-long adventure that includes our campers’ all-time favorite activities. Canoe, swim, hike, play games, build craft projects, shoot archery, roast s’mores, explore God’s creation and learn about the love of Jesus in fun new ways!

Classic Camp Ages 10-14
Cost $450
Week 5 - July 5-10
Week 6 - July 12-17

Week 7 - July 19-24 (moved)
Week 8 - July 26-31

GAMER CAMP

Integrate “plugged-in” video games and “unplugged” camp adventures through team play and friendly competition.

Gamer Camp - Ages 10-14
Cost $530
Week 6 - July 12-17

Following current health advisories, we are trading out our field trips for on-site activities this summer.

OWL NIGHT CAMP

Sleep all day and stay out all night as you experience the life of night-time animals. Learn about the stars and God’s creativity and experience a week of adventures with a fun camp twist!

Owl Night Camp - Ages 10-14
Cost $480
Week 7 - July 19-24

Following current health advisories, we are trading out our field trips for on-site activities this summer.

Paintball Camp

Play. Strategize. Win! Compete in a week of Paintball games and challenges while learning about the teamwork and strategy that goes into the game. Spend time on each of Walcamp's paintball courses using the terrain to your advantage, then take a break and enjoy the other activities that camp offers. Armor not included.

Paint and equipment is provided.
This summer, campers are asked to purchase their own mask (provided by Walcamp).

Paintball Camp - Ages 12-14
Cost $500
Week 8 - July 26-31

TEEN LEADERS

Teen Leaders enjoy a week of spiritual growth and leadership development similar to the training provided to our summer staff. Receive tips for working with groups of youth, peers and other team members. Teens who complete this program are eligible to return to camp as Jr Counselors.

Teen Leaders - Ages 14-17
Cost $450
Week 5 - July 5-10

What about...?

Due to current health advisories, we have decided not to run the following programs this summer.

Band Camp
Horse Camp
Teen Adventure Camp
Teen Canoe Trip
Tree House Village Camp

If you are already registered for one of these, we are in the process of contacting you to discuss alternatives that best fit your child's interests and schedule.

Please direct any schedule or program related questions to ProgramDirector@WALCAMP.org

Camp Agape
Programs for persons living with special needs

Click here for more information.

 

Summer Program Summary

Walcamp offers a fun, safe environment for youth and persons of all ages to build relationships with God and with others, to experience nature and to grow as an individual and as part of a community.

PLAY!
Experience the best of camp through games, archery, crafts, songs, swimming and more. Activities meet or exceed the safety standards outlined by the American Camping Association (ACA) and are supervised by trained staff members.

GROW!
Make new friends, try new activities and challenge yourself physically, mentally and spiritually. Camp provides a safe place to ask questions and to explore truths seen in Creation and in the Bible.

SERVE!
Live in community with others, demonstrate teamwork and find opportunities to put your faith into action.

 

FAQ

As the landscape is ever-changing in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic the FAQ below may be modified as time goes on.  Please check back often as things may change.

 

Unfortunately Summer Overnight Camps for 2020 are canceled.  Please keep updated for other opportunities during the year!

We are preparing for summer 2021!!! 


Covid-19 Safety Overview

At Walcamp we place the highest priority on the health and safety of our campers and staff.  We constantly are in touch with the local and state health departments and exceed their minimum requirements for have a safe camp environment in the midst of the pandemic.  If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to Bill our Executive Director at bill@WalCamp.org or 815-784-5141 x 111.  Below is an overview of the safety precautions that we have in place.  

Our Overnight Camp will follow all recommendations of the CDC and ILDPH and DeKalb County Health Department.  This is a brief breakdown of our plans. The IDPH guidelines are not yet released, but we have anticipated the information below and built our program around it's safety guidelines.  A full handbook will be available very soon.  Our Executive Director Bill,  has been in touch with the DeKalb County Health Department and Bill also sits on the Government Relations Committee at the ACA.

  • All campers will be broken down into small group we are calling pods.
  • Each pod will have their own dedicated leaders that will be consistent during the week.
  • Each pod will have their own "home base" with their own bathroom facilities.  All facilities will be disinfected frequently during the day per guideline.  
  • Each Pod will travel and do activities together.
  • Extra attention will be made to not mix pods.
  • Lunch will be served with disposables, sack lunches, cookouts and social distanced meals in the dining hall.    
  • Between each pod's visit to the dining hall for lunch, the serving area will be disinfected per CDC guidelines.
  • If Camp is canceled all fees will be refundable.

If you have any questions please call our office at 815-784-5141 from 9am-2pm M-F



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Walcamp is an accredited member of ACA. The American Camp Association is a community of camp professionals who, for over 100 years, have joined together to share knowledge and experience and to ensure the quality of camp programs.

 
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