This general schedule is for the Traditional/Challenger Camp. Our 2-Week Camp program follows a little different schedule with the first week being different activities than the second week. Trips and Leadership camps follow their own schedule based on when they are in camp.
2:00-4:30 pm: Check-In (Returners arrive between 2:00-3:00 pm, new campers arrive between 3:00-4:30 pm)
4:30-5:30 pm: Get familiar with camp; tour/meet key staff/rules
5:45 pm: DINNER
6:30 pm: Flag lowering/Freedom Of Choice Activity (F.O.C.A.) sign up
7:30 pm: ROWDIE Campfire
8:15 pm: Vespers (stories with morals that revolve around our core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith)
8:45 pm: Meds/Prep for bed/Head to cabins
9:15 pm: Cabin Devos (devotionals are meant to spur conversation between cabin mates to encourage a deeper connection, age appropriate)
9:45 pm: Lights Out
Monday – Friday
7:45 am: Flag Raising/Morning Meds
8:00 am: BREAKFAST
8:45 -11:20 am: Morning Rotations
11:30 am: Role Call
1:00 pm: Cabin Photos (Monday only)
2:00 -5:20 pm: Afternoon Activities
5:30 pm: Line-up / handwashing
5:45 pm: DINNER (explain free-time)
6:30 -7:25 pm: Free-time/Flag Lowering
7:30 pm: Evening activity (Friday night closing ceremonies)
8:30 – 9:30 pm: Vespers/Devos/Bed Prep/Evening Meds (Friday night packing)
9:45 pm Lights out
7:45 am: Flag Raising
8:00 am: BREAKFAST
8:45 – 9:20 am: Final Sweep Through Camp/Final Packing
10:00 – 10:30 am: Parent Show/See you next summer!
Each week Camp Chief Ouray has a different theme. Based on the theme we do different games and activities to get the kids into the camp spirit, mainly in the evenings and after meals. The counselors and staff pour their creativity and energy into making the theme weeks fun for everyone.
2021 Theme Weeks
Session 1 (June 6-12): Star Wars
Session 2 (June 13-19): Fantasy
Session 3 (June 20-26): Pirates
Session 4 (June 27-July 3):Wild West
Session 5 (July 4-10): Shark
Session 6 (July 11-17): Spy
Session 7 (July 18-24): Olympic
Session 8 (July 25-31): Medieval
Session 9 (Aug 1-7): Harry Potter
Mini Camp (Aug 8-10): Super Hero
Mission: YMCA of the Rockies puts Christian principles into practice through programs, staff and facilities in an environment that builds a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
Our goal is to offer challenging experiences to build leaders through life-long skill development in a safe, imaginative, natural setting. We instill confidence through independence and interpersonal skills. We challenge our campers to discover their true selves.