Camp Fire USA Northwest Ohio

Camp Glen Summer Camp

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2015 Resident Camps

Camp Glen 

June 14 – 19

(Sunday – Friday)
Drop Off: 4pm 
Pick Up: 5-6pm
Who: Youth entering grades 3 – 8
What: Cooking & Food, Adventure & Survival

Cooking & Food:
Campers will practice a variety of cooking skills centered around cooking, and food. This includes planning menus, and preparing dishes using both indoor and outdoor methods. They will also get dirty in the camp garden, and have fun expanding their pallet with taste tests. This is the perfect trail for any budding chef, or child who is interested in the hands on process of cooking.

Adventure & Survival:
The Camp Glen property is a safe area for your child to truly indulge in their creative adventurous side, while learning and practicing survival skills. Campers will work with a partner to canoe on our pond, adjust their technique for shooting a bulls eye in archery, and apply inventive techniques for setting up a camp site with limited supplies. If your child has the heart of an explorer, this is the camp for them!

June 28 – July 1

(Sunday - Wednesday)
Drop Off: 4pm 
Pick Up: 5-6pm
Who: Youth entering grades 1 – 5
What: Animals & Ecology

Animals & Ecology:
What’s the deal with kids and animals? The attraction is undeniable, kids love animals! These campers will observe and identify local wildlife, as well as, understand their physical features and adaptations. The diverse areas of ecology at Camp Glen, such as the pond, forest, wetland marsh, and prairie lands help campers explore habitats, and the delicate balance of life within these ecological communities.

July 12 – 17

(Sunday – Friday)
Drop Off: 4pm
Pick Up: 5-6pm
Who: Youth entering grades 3 - 8
What: Animals & Ecology, Invent/Design & Create

Animals & Ecology:
What’s the deal with kids and animals? The attraction is undeniable, kids love animals! These campers will observe and identify local wildlife, as well as, understand their physical features and adaptations. The diverse areas of ecology at Camp Glen, such as the pond, forest, wetland marsh, and prairie lands help campers explore habitats, and the delicate balance of life within these ecological communities.

Invent/Design & Create:
These campers will learn how to safely use age appropriate tools to complete an in depth project with their own two hands. Kids entering 1st – 4th grades will design and create a leather satchel. Campers entering 5th grade and up will be challenged to invent and construct something to solve a specific issue or problem.

July 26 – 31

(Sunday – Friday)
Drop Off: 4pm
Pick Up: 5-6pm
Who: Youth entering grades 3 – 12
What: Water & Environment, Cooking & Food

Water & Environment
Not only will these campers have fun with extra time spent doing water activities, but they will also learn how valuable this natural resource is to life around the world. Your child will have adventures at the camp pond while canoeing and fishing, explore the wetlands and streams, and enjoy extra pool time and water games.

Cooking & Food
Campers will practice a variety of cooking skills centered around cooking, and food. This includes planning menus, and preparing dishes using both indoor and outdoor methods. They will also get dirty in the camp garden, and have fun expanding their pallet with taste tests. This is the perfect trail for any budding chef, or child who is interested in the hands on process of cooking.

August 2 – 5

(Sunday - Wednesday)
Drop Off: 4pm
Pick Up: 5- 6pm
Who: Youth entering grades 1 – 8
What: National Camp Emblem: 3-5 beads

Club Camp
This camp is offered to youth who were in a Camp Fire club this past school year. Youth will participate in some traditional camp activities like swimming, hiking, and cooking, while earning 3 – 5 beads to complete the National Camp Emblem 2015.

August 2 – 7

(Sunday - Friday)
Drop Off: 4pm
Pick Up: 5-6pm
Who: Youth entering grades 10 – 12 (Must be 16 years old)
What: LIT & CIT

LIT & CIT
Camp Fire has a strong commitment to youth development. The Leader – In – Training program focuses on developing personal and professional leadership qualities, while still enjoying some outdoor camp activities. The Counselor – In – Training program also focuses on leadership development, as well as, positive role-modeling, outdoor skill development, communication skills and an understanding of
the supervision of children in a residential camp setting.

Day Camps 

June 15 – 19

Drop off: 9am
Pick Up: 4:30pm
Who: Youth entering grades 1-5
What: Cooking & Food, Adventure & Survival

(Monday – Friday w/ Thursday overnight)

Cooking & Food:

Campers will practice a variety of cooking skills centered around cooking, and food. This includes planning menus, and preparing dishes using both indoor and outdoor methods. They will also get dirty in the camp garden, and have fun expanding their pallet with taste tests. This is the perfect trail for any budding chef, or child who is interested in the hands on process of cooking.

Adventure & Survival:

The Camp Glen property is a safe area for your child to truly indulge in their creative adventurous side, while learning and practicing survival skills. Campers will work with a partner to canoe on our pond, adjust their technique for shooting a bulls eye in archery, and apply inventive techniques for setting up a camp site with limited supplies. If your child has the heart of an explorer, this is the camp for them!

 

July 13 – 17

Drop Off: 9am
Pick Up: 4:30pm
Who: Youth entering grades 1-5
What: Animals & Ecology, Invent & Create

(Monday – Friday w/ Thursday overnight)

Animals & Ecology:

What’s the deal with kids and animals? The attraction is undeniable, kids love animals! These campers will observe and identify local wildlife, as well as, understand their physical features and adaptations. The diverse areas of ecology at Camp Glen, such as the pond, forest, wetland marsh, and prairie lands help campers explore habitats, and the delicate balance of life within these ecological communities.

Invent/Design & Create:

These campers will learn how to safely use age appropriate tools to complete an in depth project with their own two hands. Kids entering 1st – 4th grades will design and create a leather satchel. Campers entering 5th grade and up will be challenged to invent and construct something to solve a specific issue or problem.