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Winter & Winter Break Wilderness Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Rhode Island are Starting in December, 2022

Many of our Rhode Island Wilderness Camps offer Winter & Winter Break Wilderness Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in December, 2022.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Wilderness Camp you're interested in a call to check on Winter & Winter Break dates, times and availability.

Winter & Winter Break 2023 Wilderness Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Wilderness Camps will be hosting Winter & Winter Break Reunions for their previous campers, and Winter & Winter Break Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for December, 2022.

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Looking for a Great Rhode Island Wilderness Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Rhode Island Day Wilderness Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

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Wilderness Camps, Classes & Wilderness Programs

Many of our Best Rhode Island Summer Wilderness Camps also offer Year Round Wilderness Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Wilderness Programs, too.

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Faith Hill Farm
East Greenwich, Rhode Island

Visit Our Faith Hill Farm Website
401-524-1788
faithhillfarm01[AT]gmail.com
2056 Division Road
East Greenwich, Rhode Island 02818

CAMPER AGES: Ages 6 to 16 with the majority of kids in Elementary School. Half Day options are available for children under 6 years old.

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekly themed sessions from 9:00am to 2:30pm. Early drop off or late pick-up can be arranged with fee.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: At Faith Hill Farm, we provide safe, friendly school horses and ponies for children to learn on. Stalls are available for campers to bring their own horse or pony. Campers will enjoy daily riding lessons with experienced instructors. Beginners will learn the fundamentals of English riding. Intermediate and advanced riders will learn new skills and further there education.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Horses/Equestrian, and more.

Faith Hill Farm is a Top Wilderness Summer Camp located in East Greenwich Rhode Island offering many fun and educational Wilderness and other activities, including: Horses/Equestrian, Wilderness/Nature and more. Faith Hill Farm is a top Wilderness Camp for ages: Ages 6 to 16 with the majority of kids in Elementary School. Half Day options are available for children under 6 years old..
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CAMP LOCATION: We are located in East Greenwich Rhode Island, just minutes off of I 95 and Route 4.

CAMP FACILITIES: Faith Hill Farm has a wonderful array of camp ponies and horses. We strive to provide a quality educational and fun experience to campers of all riding abilities.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Faith Hill Farm provides quality instruction and educated camp counselors to create a fun and safe experience for all campers.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Multi Child, Returning camper, and referrals all receive discounts!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We are a full service equestrian center that operates year round. Faith Hill Farm has a large lesson program and attends a variety of horse shows throughout the year.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Proper Attire: Campers should wear close fitting pants, i.e. jeans, riding breaches if possible, a hard soled shoe with a heel (sneakers not allowed), and a well fitting riding helmet. ASTM approved safety helmets are avaliable for use also.

Campers with also need water, lunch, and a change of clothes.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please visit our website (www.faithhillfarmri.com) or social media pages for camp session dates and fee information.

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Rhode Island Wilderness Camps

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Alton Jones Camp
West Greenwich, Rhode Island

Visit Our Alton Jones Camp Website
401-874-8200
altonjones[AT]uri.edu
401 Victory Highway
West Greenwich, Rhode Island 02817

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: W. Alton Jones is located on 2,300 acres of forest, wetlands, and a historic farm. With a 75 acre lake and over ten miles of hiking trails it is the best camp to come and explore the outdoors. Offering programs for ages 5-17, this camp offers hands on, energetic, and fun filled programming. A place to make new friends, explore, learn, and experience a new adventure. We have programs ranging from playing with animals to shooting a bow and arrow. There is something for everyone!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, Travel, Fine Arts/Crafts, Swimming, Science, and more. Rock Climbing, Tree Climbing, Archery, Farming, Hiking,

CAMP LOCATION: Alton Jones Camp is located in 2,300 acres of forest. We have a 75 acre lake, hiking trails, streams and a working farm!

CAMP FACILITIES: We have several cabins, a huge dining hall, big rec field, 75 acre lake, 10 miles of trails and many campfire sites!

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Alton Jones is an ACA Accredited Camp and has been rated on of the Best Camp Values in New England by the Boston Globe!
Every year we hire high quality staff that are bursting with enthusiasm and knowledge of the natural world. We continue to offer our campers traditional camp experiences while helping them connect with nature by hands-on exploration and adventure!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Now hiring Junior Counselors!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For more info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: web.uri.edu.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We offer one week sessions and a variety of programs so that campers can return for as many weeks as they like and always find something different to do.

Our Day Camp runs Mon-Fri from 9am to 3.30pm

Check-in for Overnight Camp begins Sunday at 2pm and check-out is Friday at 2pm

The one-week sessions start June 29th and runs for 7 weeks, ending on August 15th.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We have several Job Openings:
- Day Camp Counselor
- Overnight Camp Counselor
- Junior Counselor
- Overnight Coordinator
- Day Camp Coordinator
- Lifeguard
- Waterfront Manager

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Wilderness Camps in RI
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some Rhode Island Wilderness Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.

Some Rhode Island Wilderness Day Camps also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick
Warwick, Rhode Island

Visit Our Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick Website
401-467-4385
Info[AT]wbgclubs.org
116 Long St
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
42 Frederick St, Warwick RI 02888

CAMPER AGES: 5-13

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. M-F 7:00am-6:00pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
and more. Daily Activities: Sports & Recreation, Swim, Adventure Treks, Art & Crafts, Immersion, & Counselors Choice.

CAMP FACILITIES: We have 74 acres, multiple recreation fields, in ground pool, and beach access.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: ACA Accredited, All staff are go through trainings, CPR/first aid certified, Background, checked, and are 18 years or older.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Counselor in training programs offered to teens ages 14-18. Based on enrollment and funds

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Scholarships are available upon contingency of financials.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June-August, $115.00 a week, see website for additional dates and schedule.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Summer Camp Counselor must be 18 years or older, interested applicants must send a resume to Nicole[AT]wbglcubs.org

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Kingston's Adventure Camp
West Kingston, Rhode Island

Visit Our Kingston's Adventure Camp Website
(401) 464-1414
kingstonsadventurecamp[AT]gmail.com
2056 Ministerial Rd.
West Kingston, Rhode Island 02879

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
240 Church St. Peace Dale, RI 02879

CAMPER AGES: 10-15

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Traveling day camp, Monday-Friday 9am-4pm. One overnight campout per week

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Travel, Team Sports, and more. Bouldering
Canoeing
Paddling
Cycling
Mountain Biking
Surfing
Skim Boarding
Geocaching
Disc Golfing
Camping

CAMP LOCATION: Drop off and pick up are at Kingston's Camp on Larkin's Pond in West Kingston, RI. From there we travel to fantastic locations around Rhode Island depending on the activity.

CAMP FACILITIES: Kingston's Adventure Camp utilizes some of the best outdoor adventure locations Rhode Island has to offer. We surf at Narragansett beach, canoe on the Pawcatuck and Wood river, boulder in Lincoln Woods, cycle on various bike paths and trails, camp in Arcadia State Management Area and the Burlingame Canoe Camp site, and use many other exciting areas.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Kingston's Adventure Camp strives to make a positive difference in the lives of youth through day and overnight trips that focus on summer fun, personal growth, learning new skills, and creating stronger connections to nature. We provide participants with committed leadership that fosters safety and learning in outdoor settings while following the “challenge by choice” theory that all participants have the right to choose their comfort level in any given activity.

Kingston’s Adventure Camp promotes attitudes geared toward team work, leadership, acceptance and gratification through personal individual service to participants and their parents by offering well rounded adventures lead by passionate professionals in the Adventure Education field.​​​

Leaders Arlin Goss and Tarrah Robillard have degrees in Adventure Education from Plymouth State University, Wilderness First Responder and life guarding certifications and have many years of experience coaching, mentoring, and instructing in a variety of disciplines.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
June 30 to July 3 – Bouldering (Monday-Thursday, $300)
​July 7 to July 11 – Paddling
July 14 to July 18 – Cycling / Geocaching
​July 21 to July 25 – New Hampshire Adventure Week
​July 28 to August 1 – Surfing
​August 4 to August 8 – Paddling
​August 11 to August 15 – Surfing
​August 18 to August 22 – Adventure Week, customized adventures chosen by participants

$ 350 per week
$ 300 per week if registering for 3 or more weeks

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Camp JORI
Wakefield, Rhode Island

Visit Our Camp JORI Website
Winter: (401) 421-4111 x 124
Summer: (401) 783-7000

info[AT]campjori.com
1065 Wordens Pond Rd.
Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
P.O. Box 5299
Wakefield, RI 02879

CAMPER AGES: K-10th

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Jewish. Non-Denominational Pluralistic Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: ACA accredited. Camp JORI is a high quality Jewish summer camp. Beautiful natural setting. Full range of boating, fishing, swimming pools, sports, arts, theater, and more. Flexible overnight sessions ranging from 2-10 weeks. Day Camp K-4. Camp JORI is loads of fun, lifelong friends, skill building programs and new opportunities in a safe and supportive setting. Preparing campers for success in life since 1937.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: For more information on our Reaching UP program, please contact our director.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, Travel, Fine Arts/Crafts, Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Swimming, Volleyball, Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Baseball, Team Sports, and more. Fishing, Tubing In The Lake, Rock Climbing, Low Ropes, Leadership, Volleyball, Gaga, Street Hockey, Hiking, Camping, Kayaking, Israeli Culture, Canoeing, Sailing, Lacrosse, Soccer, Basketball, Arts & Crafts, Water Polo, Ultimate Frisbee, Leadership Programs

CAMP LOCATION: Located between Boston and New York, Camp JORI sits on over 72 acres of pristine woodland, on the largest lake in Rhode Island with an exceptional waterfront for boating and fishing, with woodland paths and pine groves. The site is surrounded by Nature Conservancy protected land.

CAMP FACILITIES: The buildings are all state-of-the-art. We have dining hall with a professional kitchen, rec hall, 350-seat theatre, 17 cabins with bathrooms, showers and all single beds for sleeping, teen village for the older campers, health center, playing fields, 2 basketball courts, 3 tennis courts, two pools with slides and a fountain, nature trails, and more. Security is an important part of our program. Camp JORI employs well-trained and screened security staff each summer, who patrol the area and are available 24-hours a day.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At Camp JORI, we "give great camp" designed to ignite the spirit, enrich character, inspire growth and build community. JORI is a vibrant, dynamic, holistic and transformational fellowship of friends and family distinguished by its truly egalitarian principles and its embrace of Jewish values. Join us!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: LIT program: For eighth and ninth graders, Camp JORI offers the LIT (Leader-in-Training) Program. Designed for this age group, the older campers participate in leadership development daily, as well as enjoy additional choice in their activities, a weekly field trip, an opportunity to share skills with younger campers and the chance to perform community service.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Since its inception, Camp JORI has offered every child the opportunity to have a camping experience and to be part of the JORI family. Scholarships are given based upon ability to pay. All parents are asked to pay a portion of the fee. Please contact the camp for complete info.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We strive to plan year round reunions and year round programming to allow camp friends to get together. Many of our events are free of charge. Please follow our facebook or newsletter to see our schedule of events.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Non-Denominational Camp. Kosher Dietary Laws Observed.

Camp is peanut free and can accommodate all allergies and food sensitivities.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Flexible session options. Please visit our website for complete details.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Currently recruiting General cabin counselors, Head counselors, Waterfront specialists, Nurses, lifeguards, sports counselors, arts counselors and counselors that love working with kids and being in the outdoors.  If you are a highly motivated, creative and fun individual with a positive attitude and good energy, please send an email to kara[AT]campjori.com

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Oliver Hazard Perry - Adventure at Sea Summer Camps for Teens
Rhode Island Location(s)

Visit Our Oliver Hazard Perry - Adventure at Sea Summer Camps for Teens Website
(401) 841-0080
info[AT]ohpri.org
Newport, Rhode Island 02840

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Block Island, RI
Vinyard Haven, MA
Provincetown, MA
Newport, RI
Nantucket, MA
Boston, MA
Portsmouth NH
Greenport, NY
Nova Scocia, Canada
Portland ME, and more!

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
11A Bridge Street
Newport, RI 02840

CAMPER AGES: 12-14, 15-18

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Sail the coast of New England and beyond this summer on America's newest Tall Ship! The Oliver Hazard Perry is Rhode Island's official sailing education vessel, and is the first of it's kind to be built in America in over 100 years! At 200 feet in length, the SSV Perry is a fabulous platform for adventure, teamwork, exploration and fun! Sail with a professional crew who will teach you the ropes. Learn to steer the ship, set the sails, and work as part of a team. See the beauty of the ocean from an unforgettable perspective - call us today, or check out Our Camp Website Link: www.ohpri.org for more information!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, Travel, Science, Math, Technology, and more. Maritime History, Marine Biology, Maritime Literature

CAMP LOCATION: Our office is located in downtown Newport, RI. This ship will move throughout New England, visiting the ports of Newport, Block Island and Providence RI, Boston, Nantucket, and Provincetown MA, Portsmouth NH, Portland ME, and many more destinations. Check Our Camp Website Link: www.ohpri.org for specific itineraries.

CAMP FACILITIES: At 200 feet, the Oliver Hazard Perry is the first ocean-going full-rigged ship to be built in the U.S. in over 100 years. It is the largest civilian sail training vessel in America. She has berths for 49 people overnight, and with 17 crew, a low camper to crew ratio creates a safe and fun environment. The ship is equipped with a steel hull, 3 masts, with square sails on all three masts, 20 sails totaling 14,000 square feet, and 7 miles of rope and wire. The engines run on a bio-diesel blend, and the ship is equipped with a modern galley (on-board kitchen), central air, an on-deck science lab, a library and wheel-chair accessibility above and below decks.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: With 17 professional crew and a capacity for 30-34 campers, our program promotes a dynamic and safe learning environment with a 2:1 ratio of campers to instructors. Campers will feel the thrill of steering a 500-ton ship, and learn to work the yards and sails while exploring the beautiful coasts of New England. They will learn safety at sea and perform important safety drills while acquiring skills in navigation, seamanship, sail handling, knots, and the language of the boat. Campers will explore the underwater world through snorkeling. They will understand wind, waves, tides and the ecology of sandy and rocky seashores. Sunsets, sunrises and the night sky will serve as the backdrop for this incredible experience, in addition to marine phosphorescence, dolphins and whales. Teamwork is an integral part of success onboard the boat, and in addition to learning about themselves, and achieving things they never imagined, they will make friendships to last a lifetime.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: In addition to witnessing the natural magic of the ocean and its inhabitants, each student crew will make friendships to last a lifetime. Campers will take responsibility for themselves and their fellow shipmates, learning to work as a team with others as they hoist and brace the yards on the ship's 130-foot tall rig and apply acquired navigational skills to guide the ship's course on a voyage of discovery.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: As a non-profit organization we are committed to making this amazing experience available to everyone. Because we are new, an endowment for scholarships is still being developed, however the first 10 sign ups will receive a 10% discount! Please contact us for group discounts. Scholarships will be made available in the near future.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: The Perry will sail year-round, offering experiences for high school and college age students, as well as adult sail-training and team building. The ship will spend the Summers in New England and the Winters in Florida, the Bahamas and the Caribbean.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Our Mission:

Sailing School Vessel Oliver Hazard Perry is Rhode Island’s official sailing education vessel and flagship non-profit maritime campus, offering experience-based, core learning opportunities to a diverse student population, including those with disabilities, aboard a magnificent 196-foot, three-masted, square-rigged tall ship.

We achieve our mission in collaboration with Rhode Island educational institutions and the marine industry with a sustainable plan that promotes our sea-faring heritage with programs that serve as symbols for our stewardship of the Ocean State’s maritime environment.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camp price for six days/nights is $1,600 (10% discount early bird special for the first 10 campers to sign up!), which includes all meals and seamanship/sailing instruction.

Our tentative schedule can be found at Our Camp Website Link: www.ohpri.org. Please e-mail info[AT]ohpri.org to sign up, or call the office at (401) 841-0080

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Dharma Voyage Adventure Rowing Camp
Bristol, RI , RI

Visit Our Dharma Voyage Adventure Rowing Camp Website
617-642-0422
1 Burnside St
Bristol, RI , RI 02809

MOST RECENT UPDATE:
More than 6 months ago. Contact camp for the latest 2022 camp info.

CAMPER AGES: 15-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. 4 days of day camp followed by overnight rowing adventure

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Adventure, Travel, Swimming, and more. Rowing

CAMP LOCATION: We are located at the Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, RI.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete information on dates please refer to our website: Our Camp Website Link: www.dharmavoyage.org

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YMCA Camp Watchaug
Charlestown, RI

Visit Our YMCA Camp Watchaug Website
401-364-6535
dballantyne[AT]oceancommunityymca.org
160 Prosser Trail
Charlestown, RI 02813

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
95 High Street, Westerly RI  02891

CAMPER AGES: 4 - 15

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. M-F, 9 am to 4 pm, Extended Day also available at the YMCA

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): YMCA

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: YMCA Camp Watchaug is a Traditional Day Camp for campers age 4 to entering 10th Grade. Located on 35 acres on the shores of Watchaug Pond. Campers swim, canoe, kayak, sail, climb, play court & field games, do archery, work together on the high and low ropes course challenging themselves and cheering their friends on! Specialty programs include Lego, Water Sports, Animals, Gymnastics, and Drama. Your child will play, learn and thrive at Camp Watchaug!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Adventure, Dance, Theater, Swimming, Basketball, Science, Computers, Math, Technology, and more. Lego Engineeering Specialty Camp, Tails & Trails Specialty Camp With Local Animal Shelter, Low Ropes, Nature, Outdoor Skills, Archery, Climbing Wall, Zip Line, & High Ropes.

YMCA Camp Watchaug is a Top Wilderness Summer Camp located in Charlestown Rhode Island offering many fun and educational Wilderness and other activities, including: Computers, Swimming, Basketball and more. YMCA Camp Watchaug is a top Wilderness Camp for ages: 4 - 15.
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CAMP LOCATION: YMCA Camp Watchaug is located on Watchaug Pond at 160 Prosser Trail in Charlestown, RI. Our expansive waterfront and 30 acres of woods, courts and fields allows us to offer a large variety of activities in which campers try new things, develop skills, learn how to play with others and simply have fun!

CAMP FACILITIES: Focus on waterfront with swimming docks, boating dock and floating trampoline! Also have basketball court, pirate ship play scape, ga-ga pit, amphitheater, archery range, climbing wall, zip line, nature center and ropes course.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Campers are divided into small groups and spend each day with the same counselor who is able to focus on each individual camper. All traditional campers have a daily swim lesson and free swim. Accredited by the American Camp Association, we focus on having fun in a safe environment surrounded by positive role models. Camp staff are selected for their character, maturity, enthusiasm, experience working with children and commitment to our mission. All staff undergo an extensive screening and training process including criminal background checks. In addition to Traditional Camp programming, in 2020, we are offering Specialty Camps: Lego, Water Sports, Drama, Animal Programs, Gymnastics and a Counselor in Training program.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: CIT program for campers entering 10th grade. Specifically designed to foster the transition from camper to counselor. CIT’s will have sessions designed to teach leadership, camper management and self-management. They will also shadow counselors and receive “hands-on” training. Our goal of this program is to help teens develop into stronger leaders in their school, community and at camp!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial Assistance is available if needed.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
We offer four 2-week sessions, Monday through Friday from June 29 to August 21. There are two 1-week sessions from June 22-24 & August 24-28. One-day programs are available during Session 1 only. Y member rate is $415, for 2 week sessions and $245 for 1 week sessions. Non-member rate is $485, for 2 week sessions and $300 for 1 week sessions. Specialty Camps have higher rates. Before and after camp care is also available for a small fee. Financial Assistance for families that qualify.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Do you want to spend this summer making a difference in the lives of children all while having a ton of fun? 

Do you enjoy working with children and understand the importance of positive role models on a child’s development? 

 Do you enjoy the out of doors? 

If yes to all three, then YMCA Camp Watchaug may be the best possible place of employment for you this summer!

We are a Day Camp located on Watchaug Pond in Charlestown, RI and are looking for creative, fun, responsible camp counselors, ropes staff and  lifeguards to ensure all our campers have a safe, enriching camp experience. 

For more information and application form, please contact: Danita Ballantyne, Camp Director at 401-364-6535 Email: dballantyne[AT]oceancommunityymca.org or visit: Our Camp Website Link: oceancommunityymca.org.

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Kingston's Camp on Larkin's Pond
West Kingston, Rhode Island

Visit Our Kingston's Camp on Larkin's Pond Website
401-783-8620
lisa[AT]kingstonscamp.com
info[AT]kingstonscamp.com
2795 Ministerial Road
West Kingston, Rhode Island 02892

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
123 Oakdell St.
Peace Dale, RI  02879

CAMPER AGES: 5 - 12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Weekdays 9am-3pm with ext. hours 7:30am-5:30pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Wilderness/Nature, Waterfront/Aquatics, Sailing, Fine Arts/Crafts, Theater, Swimming, Team Sports, Science, Academics, and more. Archery
Field Games
Nature Studies
Environmental Studies
all In A Relaxed Manner

CAMP LOCATION: Close to the University of Rhode Island and a short drive from the beaches of Southern RI, Kingston's Camp is on Larkin's Pond and has a wonderful wooded lot with small fields for games and activities. Please visit our website for photos and description of everything we have to offer.

CAMP FACILITIES: We are an all outdoor camp located on pristine Larkin's Pond. Our shelter includes a large army tent and very large tipi.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Kingston's Camp has been around for over 50 years. We focus on allowing your child to have a relaxed unplugged summer so that they are rejuvenated for a new school year in the fall.

We are American Camp Association Accredited and have received the Markel Safety 1st award for the past 4 years. Our Waterfront Staff are WSI certified in the Red Cross Learn to Swim Program, along with Sailing Certifications from US Sailing and Small Craft boating. Our Archery lessons are also provided by an American Archery Assoc. Certified Instructor.

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