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July 2019

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Teen Adventure Camp
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Session 4: Stars and Stripes
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Teen Leadership Camp
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July 21, 2019 to August 03, 2019

2:00 pm to 9:00 am

Teen Adventure Camp

 

Teen Adventure Camp

Teen Adventure Camp is a specialty program defined by it innovative, and bold take on classic primitive camping. TAC consists of a two week program for participants ages 13-15 , broken down into two six day sessions, all at our Camp Cullen facility, focusing on the basic and intermediate skill development of wilderness survival, creative problem solving, orienteering, and conservationism to name a few. Participants have the opportunity to obtain and hone these skills during the first week of of TAC, where we will operate in both a classroom environment and in the field working on theory and praxis. Week two is where participants put their skills to the test, participating in “Plane Crash”, “Shipwreck”, as well as an overnight canoeing trip, and other various scenarios designed to challenge participants and create the ultimate outdoor adventure experience. The program is designed to encourage youth to develop their leadership skills, and to create lasting friendships through an exhilarating outdoor adventure here at our Camp Cullen facility.

Week 2:

Practical Application

  • “Plane Crash” scenario and debrief
  • “Shipwrecked” scenario and debrief
  • “Rising Waters” scenario and debrief
  • Lesson given by youth participants on basic and intermediate Wilderness Survival

Teen Adventure Camp 1: June 23 - July 6

Teen Adventure Camp 2: July 21 - August 3

Cost: $1,600

TAC Packing List >

July 21, 2019 to July 27, 2019

2:00 pm to 9:00 am

Session 7: Wild Wild West

The Wild West inspires children’s imagination the world over, and it's no different here at YMCA Camp Cullen. We will take the campers on a journey through the frontier towns and troubles, helping the sheriffs and upholding the law.

July 28, 2019 to August 03, 2019

2:00 pm to 9:00 am

Session 8: Planet Earth Safari

 

This week we’ll be presenting the kids with the awe-inspiring sights and sounds of the world and its natural beauty. We’ll surround them with programming designed to intrigue, inspire, excite and instill respect for the world around them.

August 04, 2019 to August 10, 2019

2:00 pm to 9:00 am

Session 9: Time Traveler

 

Campers will experience ancient civilizations and learn how different cultures from the past thrived. The whole week will take the campers from the beginnings of time through present day, just in time to be picked up by their parents.

August 30, 2019 to September 02, 2019

5:00 pm to 11:00 am

Labor Day Camp

 

Join us this Labor Day Weekend, August 30 - September 2, to celebrate every American’s hard work coming together to keep our country strong and prosperous! We will enjoy one of the last weekends of summertime weather on our waterfront with banana boating, our Wet Willy waterslide and a family picnic complete with lawn games, an obstacles course and sack races.

Horseback riding is available for an extra fee of $25 per person. If you elect to participate in horseback riding during your visit to camp, you will join other families on an hour-long trail ride through the piney woods led by our capable wrangler staff. Kids ages 7 and up are able to steer their own horse on the ride, while kids ages 4-6 will be led behind a wrangler's horse. Children must be accompanied by at least one parent/guardian on all trail rides. If a parent does not wish to ride, one of our wranglers will lead your child around in our arena and help them learn and practice some riding skills. There are age and weight restrictions for horseback riding and ropes activities.

October 18, 2019 to October 20, 2019

3:00 pm to 12:00 pm

Fall Festival

 

Pack your family-friendly costumes and celebrate Fall with us October 18-20! In accordance with the season, we will be doing the screamer, archery, canoeing, and more! On Saturday evening we will also be having a Fall Festival with a special prize for the family in the best costume.

Horseback riding is available for an extra fee of $25 per person. If you elect to participate in horseback riding during your visit to camp, you will join other families on an hour-long trail ride through the piney woods led by our capable wrangler staff. Kids ages 7 and up are able to steer their own horse on the ride, while kids ages 4-6 will be led behind a wrangler's horse. Children must be accompanied by at least one parent/guardian on all trail rides. If a parent does not wish to ride, one of our wranglers will lead your child around in our arena and help them learn and practice some riding skills. There are age and weight restrictions for horseback riding and ropes activities.

October 25, 2019 to October 27, 2019

5:00 pm to 11:00 am

Halloween Family Camp

 

 

Join us for our new Halloween Family Camp - there will be jack-o'-lanterns, hayrides, and trick-or-treating for the whole family! You will also be able to enjoy our usual Family Camp activities - along with a few spooky extras!

Horseback riding is available for an extra fee of $25 per person. If you elect to participate in horseback riding during your visit to camp, you will join other families on an hour-long trail ride through the piney woods led by our capable wrangler staff. Kids ages 7 and up are able to steer their own horse on the ride, while kids ages 4-6 will be led behind a wrangler's horse. Children must be accompanied by at least one parent/guardian on all trail rides. If a parent does not wish to ride, one of our wranglers will lead your child around in our arena and help them learn and practice some riding skills. There are age and weight restrictions for horseback riding and ropes activities.

November 15, 2019 to November 17, 2019

5:00 pm to 11:00 am

Giving Thanks

 

Food, family, and fun are some of the best things about the Thanksgiving season. Join us as we celebrate the holidays with some great activities for the whole family. Saturday evening will include a Thanksgiving banquet to remember. Our dual zip-line will be open so make sure to bring some warm clothes as you zip through the air!

Horseback riding is available for an extra fee of $25 per person. If you elect to participate in horseback riding during your visit to camp, you will join other families on an hour-long trail ride through the piney woods led by our capable wrangler staff. Kids ages 7 and up are able to steer their own horse on the ride, while kids ages 4-6 will be led behind a wrangler's horse. Children must be accompanied by at least one parent/guardian on all trail rides. If a parent does not wish to ride, one of our wranglers will lead your child around in our arena and help them learn and practice some riding skills. There are age and weight restrictions for horseback riding and ropes activities.

December 06, 2019 to December 08, 2019

5:00 pm to 11:00 am

Winter Wonderland

 

Celebrate the spirit of the holiday season with us at Camp Cullen! We will have a great mix of indoor and outdoor wintertime fun for all ages. Race down our zip line, cook up a warm snack over the fire, make your way through our new paintball course, create your own snow globe, bake and decorate cookies, team up for a “snowball” fight, and exchange camp-provided gifts in a white elephant gift exchange! One gift might even conceal a free week of summer camp!

Horseback riding is available for an extra fee of $25 per person. If you elect to participate in horseback riding during your visit to camp, you will join other families on an hour-long trail ride through the piney woods led by our capable wrangler staff. Kids ages 7 and up are able to steer their own horse on the ride, while kids ages 4-6 will be led behind a wrangler's horse. Children must be accompanied by at least one parent/guardian on all trail rides. If a parent does not wish to ride, one of our wranglers will lead your child around in our arena and help them learn and practice some riding skills. There are age and weight restrictions for horseback riding and ropes activities.

It’s an opportunity to make new friends, to have a break from technology. It’s the first real chance I’ve had to be responsible and independent.

Morgan E., 13