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Champ Camp Great Outdoors Champ Camp Great Outdoors

A World of Exploration, Learning, and Serious Fun!

Your kids have waited all year for summer. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to offer a one-of-a-kind day camp experience they can’t get anywhere else. Whether they join us for one week or all summer long, they're in for an adventure that puts field trips, outdoor exploration, and epic experiences front and center. 

Our unique locations give campers access to extra-special resources and activities that could be fan favorites or things they’ve never done before. Throughout the season, your kiddo can …  

  • Captain a kayak  
  • Take scenic hikes  
  • Swim, float & splash with friends  
  • Join field trips for rock climbing or ropes courses 
  • Create nature-based art 
  • And so much more!

Be your child’s hero and save a spot for summer 2024!

 

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Experiences they'll never forget

A summer of fun, challenge, and adventure is a summer that changes you. 
kids hiking

Seeking adventure

Design and construct a hideout, and learn how to make your own bug repellent.

kids kayaking

Exploring outside

Row a canoe, paddle a kayak, and embark on a nature scavenger hunt.

kids at archery

Gaining skills

Learn to aim with archery, how to pitch a tent, and the secrets to surviving in the wilderness. 

kids hiking

Understanding nature

Navigate a creek walk while looking for wildlife, show off your green thumb, and plant a garden.

kids at aquarium

Field trips*

Think waterslides, local pools, zoos and aquariums, climbing walls, and other fun destinations in your community. 

kids at zoo

Weekly refresh

How do we keep it exciting? With new curriculum each week of summer, no two weeks are the same.

*Specific field trips and activities vary by location. 

camp icon A (Sample) Day in the Life of a Champ Camper

 

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7:30–9:00 a.m.: No-fee extended hours (flexible drop-offs)
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9:00 a.m.: Official Start and Camp Rally
Welcome to summer camp! What better way to get ready for an incredible new day than with a campy song?
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Counselor-Led Camptivities
Let's kayak! Build a campfire! Go fishing! Explore nature! Fine-tune our survival skills! And waaaaaay more.
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Camper-Led Camptivities  
It's time for the campers to lead their own adventure! We provide the activities, and they pick their passions—it's incredible to see what they can do on their own and in partnership with friends ... 
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Reflect, Rest, and Relax  
We’ll pause throughout the day for snacks and lunch (because even champions need breaks). 
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Active Adventure • Movement  
Giddyup campers! It’s time to play. From sports, dancing, hiking, and swimming to yoga and group games, there’s no such thing as too much fun! 
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Camp Flag Activity  
Ready to get crafty? Our camp flag is our mission and our motto for the week. Campers take pride in creating the symbols and statements that reflect who they are. Just like campers, no two flags are the same! 
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3:30 p.m.: Closing Ceremony  
It’s so long, not goodbye! No one goes home without experiencing our beloved bead ceremony, some group time, and a little reflection to end the day on a high note.  
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4:00–5:30 p.m.: No-fee extended hours (flexible pickups)

 

Our Health and Safety Commitment

Safety, adventure, and a whole lot of FUN—those are our secret ingredients to create the healthiest and happiest camp experience for your kiddo. Yes, we're all about growth, but safety always comes first!  
 
Rest assured, your little champion will be joining our brilliant camp community that prioritizes protection and readiness at every turn. From secure spaces to a welcoming and caring atmosphere, your child is set to flourish in our adventure-filled summer haven. MORE INFORMATION on Health & Safety.
 

Summer 2024 Champ Camp Locations

Select a location to learn all about details, activities, specials, and more!
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California

Rocklin Parks and Recreation 
5480 5th St 
Rocklin, CA 95677 
 
AGES: 5–12 
 
DATES: 6/10-8/9 (closed 7/1-7/5)
 
CORE CAMP HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
 
NO-FEE EXTENDED HOURS (included in cost) 
Flexible Drop-off: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. 
Flexible Pickup: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 

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Monte Vista Christian School

2 School Way
Watsonville, CA 95076

 
AGES: 5–12 
 
DATES: 6/10–8/2 (closed 7/1-7/5)
 
CORE CAMP HOURS: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
 
NO-FEE EXTENDED HOURS (included in cost) 
Flexible Drop-off: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. 
Flexible Pickup: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. 

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Colorado

Colorado School of Mines
1500 Illinois St. 
Golden, CO 80401
 
AGES: 5–12 
 
DATES: 6/3-8/2 (closed 7/1-7/5)
 
CORE CAMP HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
 
NO-FEE EXTENDED HOURS (included in cost) 
Flexible Drop-off: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. 
Flexible Pickup: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 

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Illinois

Benedictine University  
5700 College Rd. 
Lisle, IL 60532 
AGES: 5–12 
 
DATES: 6/10–8/9 (closed 7/1-7/5)
 
CORE CAMP HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
 
NO-FEE EXTENDED HOURS (included in cost) 
Flexible Drop-off: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. 
Flexible Pickup: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 

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Elmhurst University  
190 S. Prospect Ave. 
Elmhurst, IL 60126
 
DATES: 6/10–8/9 (closed 7/1-7/5)
 
CORE CAMP HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
 
NO-FEE EXTENDED HOURS (included in cost) 
Flexible Drop-off: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. 
Flexible Pickup: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 

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Oregon

Riverdale High School  
9727 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd. 
Portland, OR 97219 
 
AGES: 5–12 
 
DATES: 6/17–8/16 (closed 7/1-7/5)
 
CORE CAMP HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
 
NO-FEE EXTENDED HOURS (included in cost) 
Flexible Drop-off: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. 
Flexible Pickup: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 

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University of Portland 
5000 N. Willamette Blvd. 
Portland, OR 97203
 
AGES: 5–12 
 
DATES: 6/17–8/16 (closed 7/1-7/5)
 
CORE CAMP HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
 
NO-FEE EXTENDED HOURS (included in cost) 
Flexible Drop-off: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. 
Flexible Pickup: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 

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All City Church  
2700 SE 67th Ave
Portland, OR 97206
AGES: 5–12 
 
DATES: 6/17–8/16 (closed 7/1-7/5)
 
CORE CAMP HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
 
NO-FEE EXTENDED HOURS (included in cost) 
Flexible Drop-off: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. 
Flexible Pickup: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 

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Pennsylvania

La Roche University 
9000 Babcock Blvd 
Pittsburgh, PA 15237 
 
AGES: 5–12 
 
DATES: 6/17-8/16 (closed 7/1-7/5)
 
CORE CAMP HOURS: 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 
 
NO-FEE EXTENDED HOURS (included in cost) 
Flexible Drop-off: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. 
Flexible Pickup: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 
 
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Wilson College 
1015 Philadelphia Ave 
Chambersburg, PA 17201 
 
AGES: 5–12 
 
DATES: 6/17-8/16 (closed 7/1-7/5)
 
CORE CAMP HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
 
NO-FEE EXTENDED HOURS (included in cost) 
Flexible Drop-off: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. 
Flexible Pickup: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 

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Washington

University of Washington Bothell 
18115 Campus Way NE 
Bothell, WA 98011 
 
AGES: 5–12 
 
DATES: 6/24 to 8/23 (closed 7/4)
 
CORE CAMP HOURS: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
 
NO-FEE EXTENDED HOURS (included in cost) 
Flexible Drop-off: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. 
Flexible Pickup: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 
 
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