A Day at Camp

The schedule below is what an average day at camp looks like. Special once-a-week events and all-camp activities like the Counselor Hunt, Carnival, Senior Overnight, Skit Night, and Friday Night Dance aren’t listed here. Curious what a “hopper” is? Or “Scarf” or “Siesta”? You’ll find a handy legend beneath the schedule.

Start TimeActivityWho?
7:00 a.m.RISE AND SHINEEVERYONE
8:00 a.m.FLAG
Hoppers
Flag/Grace
EVERYONE
Intermediate Girls
Intermediate Boys
8:20 a.m.BREAKFASTEVERYONE
9:20 a.m.CHAPELEVERYONE
10:15 a.m.SESSION 1
Nature Hike
Intermediate Boys and Girls
ArcherySeniors Boys
Matt's ProgramSenior Boys
Arts & Crafts Juniors
Ropes - long pants requiredSenior Girls
Group 1 BreakoutLTs
11:50 a.m.Hoppers
Grace
Junior Girls
Junior Boys
12:00 p.m.LUNCHEVERYONE
12:30 p.m.Twilight Scarf discussionTwilight scarf recipients
12:45 p.m.SIESTAEVERYONE
1:50 p.m.SESSION 2
ArcherySenior Girls
Matt's ProgramSenior Girls
Rocks/Bouldering OR RappellingIntermediate Boys
Arts & Crafts Intermeidate Girls & Senior Boys
Ropes - long pants requiredJunior Boys
Frisbee GolfJunior Girls
Group 2 BreakoutLTs
3:25 p.m.CANTEENEVERYONE
3:45 p.m.SESSION 3
ArcheryJunior Boys
Frisbee GolfOverflow
Matt's Program Intermediate Girls
Arts & Crafts Senior Girls & Intermediate Boys
RocksJunior Girls
Ropes - long pants requiredSenior Boys
Group 3 BreakoutLTs
5:20 p.m.RECALLEVERYONE
6:00 p.m.Hoppers
Flag/Grace
Senior Boys
Senior Girls
6:15 p.m.DINNEREVERYONE
6:50 p.m.Twilight Scarf CeremonyTwilight scarf participants
7:00 p.m.TWILIGHTEVERYONE
8:00 p.m.CAMPFIREEVERYONE
9:30 p.m.Bed PrepEVERYONE
10:00 p.m.Night Scarf CeremonyNight scarf participants only
10:00 p.m.LIGHTS OUTEVERYONE

Legend

Hoppers: Kangaroos? Kids on pogo sticks? Nah. While the kitchen crew are busy cooking up our delicious meals, we send a rotating squad of helpers to the dining hall to set the tables before the rest of camp arrives to eat. Pretty much everyone at camp has the honor of hopping at least once during the week, including the Program Staff.

Flag: This is one of those fun, multi-meaning words at camp. While one counselor is telling her unit, “We have to be at Flag in 10 minutes,” another counselor is telling his, “We’re doing Flag in 10 minutes.” This is because “Flag” is both a place at camp, as well as a twice-a-day activity at which we raise and lower the flag. To be “doing Flag” means that unit is actually leading the ceremony, versus everyone else who are standing around the flag pole, respectfully watching.

Chapel: Chapel is where we gather after breakfast to to learn a lesson for the day, and to be as one camp.

Scarf: [coming soon]

Siesta: Nap time! Most counselors’ and CITs’ favorite part of the day.

Matt’s Program: What is Matt’s program? That there is a question for the ages. The only one that can truly answer this question is Matt. And only the Monday after camp. 

LTs: Leader Trainees (age 14-15). Formerly known as Program Aides, or PAs, these young adults are the backbone of camp — 

Group Breakout: LT specific programs to learn team building and leadership. 

Rocks/Bouldering: A CJH staff member leads campers on an adventure climbing some boulders.

Ropes: A CJH Staff member teachers campers the proper use of harnesses and how to navigate the obstacle course.

Canteen: SNACK TIME! You know that time of day between Lunch and Dinner where you are feeling peckish? That’s canteen time. 

Recall: It’s time to clean up and get ready for flag and dinner!

Twilight: Twilight is when you prepare or finalize your skits for campfire, practice that song you want to sing, or just want to take a moment, relax and take in all that is camp. 

Bed Prep: Brush your teeth, put on your PJs, get ready to rest up for your next fun filled day of camp!

Frisbee Golf: Its golf, with a plastic throwing disc!