RLYC believes that every child deserves the opportunity to experience nature at it fullest by attending summer camp. Therefore, we make an effort to focus on nature – which means no TVs, computers, cell phones, IPODS, etc. We do have a camp phone and we encourage snail mail to our campers from family and friends. We look forward to seeing YOU this summer!
This overnight camp is for ages 7-13 and runs Sunday night through Friday at 4:30 p.m. It is a summer favorite featuring outdoor activities, hiking, camping and cooking outdoors. Of course, this camp also includes the all-time favorites of basic swimming instruction, archery, songs, fishing, gaga pit, bouldering wall, crafts, games, kayaking and campfires.
**Explorer Resident Camp – Join us for a 3 day/2 night mini camp! Includes all the fun of our resident camp sessions, geared for campers who are not yet ready for a full week of resident camp.
Specialty Resident Camps
Outdoor Adventure Camp
These resident campers will spend part of each day focusing on specific outdoor skills, including outdoor cooking, survival skills, orienteering and fishing. The week will culminate with a kayaking adventure where campers try out their new-found skills. These campers will also participate in the all-time camp favorites for a portion of each day as well. this camp is available for children ages 7-13.
Come learn to sew in the sunshine at RLYC this year! Inspired by nature and camping, Jenn Baker from Jenntage will teach girls how to sew, hand embroider and crochet. Young seamstresses will have a blast learning all the hobbies from their grandma’s generation, as well as, enjoying normal camp life like swimming, boating and s’mores by the campfire. Ages 7-13.
Jenn Baker is currently a Social Studies & Home Ec teacher in sunny Florida, but she grew up spending her childhood and teenage years at RLYC. She is a mom to many and living her dreams teaching girls how to be creative and changing the world thru education and kindness. Sign up today for Camp Sunshine!
***NEW*** It’s All About Nature! Camp
These resident campers will find out what is in the woods and water, take a night hike, gaze at the stars and much more in this new fun week…. It’s All About Nature! These campers will also participate in the all-time camping favorites for a portion of each day as well. This camp is designed for children ages 7-13.
Our always popular Day Camp is a favorite for many children ages 4-13. This session runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The cost includes breakfast, lunch and a snack. This is a great introduction to camp life and activities and focuses on the all-time favorite camp activities of swimming, archery, hiking, songs, kayaking, gaga pit, bouldering wall, crafts, and games. Depending on the age and abilities of our youngest day campers, some activities may be adjusted or modified to be age appropriate.
Day Camp has an optional Thursday overnight, allowing children to get a taste of resident camp. The Thursday Overnight includes dinner and an evening snack. Children will enjoy campfires and special events and games not offered during the normal Day Camp day. If you would like your child to participate, please indicate this option on the camp registration. The minimum age for the overnight is 7 years of age.
In addition, for an additional $20 families who need extended Day Camp care can sign children up for this option which runs 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Extended care includes breakfast.
**Explorer Day Camp – 3 Day Session: A new option for Day Campers this year! Mini Day Camp is offered each week we have day camp. You pick any 3 days for $75 – You can upgrade at any time to the full 5 day session for an additional $25.
A specialty 3-day day camp program for high functioning special needs children and adults with good mobility. Programming includes nature crafts, music and singing, non-competitive group games and wet-n-wild water activities. This camp will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and provide lunch and a snack. Dates for this specialty Day Camp are July 5th – 7th. Staffing ratio is 3/1. This camp is available for ages 7 and up. This camp is FREE for the first 30 campers!
Camp Dates for 2017
|Week 1||Discovery Day Camp||July 5 – 7|
|Week 2||Camp Sunshine||July 9 – 14|
|Resident Camp||July 9 – 14|
|Day Camp||July 10 – 14|
|Week 3||It’s All About Nature Camp||July 16 – 21|
|Resident Camp||July 16 – 21|
|Explorer Resident Camp||July 17 – 19|
|Day Camp||July 17 – 21|
|Week 4||Outdoor Adventure Camp 1||July 23 – 28|
|Resident Camp||July 23 – 28|
|Day Camp||July 24 – 28|
|Week 5||Resident Camp||July 30 – August 4|
|Explorer Resident Camp||July 31 – August 2|
|Day Camp||July 31 – August 4|
|Week 6||Outdoor Adventure Camp 2||August 6 – 11|
|Resident Camp||August 6 – 11|
|Day Camp||August 7 – 11|
Rose Lake Youth Camp programs are available to everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability or religion.