Climbing & Outdoor Rec Camps

Summer is upon us and your favorite camps are back! Kids will enjoy rock climbing and all kinds of outdoor recreation activities.

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing Camp

Four days of climbing fun! This camp presents campers with unique challenges & rewards. Campers will have the opportunity to boulder, climb with ropes, play games and set up challenges that will build positive thinking. This is a great physical and mental workout with a 1:5 ratio for instruction. BRING A WATER BOTTLE, WE WILL TAKE WATER BREAKS.

K – 2nd Grade
June 1st – 4th • 9:00 – 11:00am
June 8th – 11th • 2:00 – 4:00pm
June 15th – 18th • 9:00 – 11:00am
June 22nd – 25th • 2:00 – 4:00pm
July 6th – 9th • 9:00 – 11:00am
July 13th – 16th • 2:00 – 4:00pm
July 20th – 23rd • 9:00 – 11:00am
July 27th – 30th • 9:00 – 11:00am

3rd – 5th Grade
June 1st – 4th • 2:00 – 4:00pm
June 8th – 11th • 9:00 – 11:00am
June 15th – 18th • 2:00 – 4:00pm
June 22nd – 25th • 9:00 – 11:00am
July 6th – 9th • 2:00 – 4:00pm
July 13th – 16th • 9:00 – 11:00am
July 20th – 23rd • 2:00 – 4:00pm

6th – 8th Grade
July 27th – 30th • 2:00 – 4:00pm

Meyer Center Rock Climbing Wall
Members: $60 • Non-members: $75

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Archery

Archery Camp

This camp offers a 1:5 ratio with instruction on archery technique, safety & time to practice. Please bring a water bottle. Campers must wear close toed shoes! NO DRESS SHOES, SANDALS, FLIP-FLOPS OR CROCS!

K – 1st Grade
June 8th & 9th • 9:00 – 11:00am
June 15th & 16th • 12:30 – 2:30pm
June 29th & 30th • 9:00 – 11:00am
July 15th & 16th • 9:00 – 11:00am

2nd – 3rd Grade
June 1st & 2nd • 9:00 – 11:00am
June 8th & 9th • 12:30 – 2:30pm
June 22nd & 23rd • 9:00 – 11:00am
July 22nd & 23rd • 9:00 – 11:00am
July 29th & 30th • 9:00 – 11:00am

4th – 8th Grade
June 1st & 2nd • 12:30 – 2:30pm
June 15th & 16th • 9:00 – 11:00am
June 22nd & 23rd • 12:30 – 2:30pm
July 8th & 9th • 9:00 – 11:00am

Meyer Center (Outside)
Members: $50 • Non-members: $65

 

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Nerf Dart Tag

Nerf Dart Tag Camp

Take your dart tag game to the next level. We will use air powered Nerf Blasters to engage in the ultimate Nerf battle! REQUIRED ITEMS: EYE PROTECTION (GOGGLES, PRESCRIPTION GLASSES, SUN GLASSES, ETC.) & A WATER BOTTLE.

1st – 2nd Grade
June 10th & 11th • 9:00 – 10:30am
June 17th & 18th • 12:30 – 2:00pm
July 13th & 14th • 9:00 – 10:30am
July 27th & 28th • 9:00 – 10:30am

2nd – 3rd Grade
June 3rd & 4th • 9:00 – 10:30am
June 10th & 11th • 12:30 – 2:00pm
June 24th & 25th • 9:00 – 10:30am
July 20th & 21st • 9:00 – 10:30am

4th – 8th Grade
June 3rd & 4th • 12:30 – 2:00pm
June 17th & 18th • 9:00 – 10:30am
June 24th & 25th • 12:30 – 2:00pm
July 6th & 7th • 9:00 – 10:30am

Meyer Center
Members: $25 • Non-members: $40

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Sampler

Outdoor Rec. Sampler

Not sure what to choose? Come try our Outdoor Rec. Sampler! Each day will be something new, including archery, climbing & nerf (not necessarily in that order) with one day teacher’s choice. Classes offer a 1:5 ratio for more focus on each student. Students must wear close toed shoes. NO DRESS SHOES, SANDALS, FLIP FLOPS OR CROCS.

2nd – 3rd Grade
June 29th – July 2nd • 9:00 – 11:00am

4th – 8th Grade
June 29th – July 2nd • 9:00 – 11:00am

Meyer Center (Outside)
Members: $50 • Non-Members: $65

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Outdoor Camps

3 Day Fishing Camp

Three days of fishing with friends! We will alternate fishing at Glik Park, LeClaire Park & Troy Park. We will provide fishing tackle & bait, but campers must provide their own fishing rod/pole. Dress comfortably for the weather & bring sunscreen.

4th – 8th Grade
June 8th – 10th • June 22nd – 24th • July 6th – 8th
8:30 – 11:00am
Leclaire Park, Glik Park & Troy Park (Meet At The Meyer Center Lobby To Leave By 8:30am, Will Return By 11:00am)
Members: $70 • Non-members: $90

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Hiking/Finding Nature In Your Community

This three day camp focuses on hiking, animal tracking, bird, tree and animal identification. The campers will learn how to determine if an animal has been in the area, as well as how to track it. While they track the animals the campers will also learn how the animals themselves blend in so they will not be found. Campers will hike on the bike trail, SIUe and the Nature Center. Campers must dress appropriately: shorts or pants closed toed shoes like tennis shoes or hiking boots. No Crocs, river shoes or flip-flops. Be mindful of the weather forecast & prepare/dress accordingly.
PLEASE HAVE YOUR CHILD BRING A WATER BOTTLE, BACKPACK & SUNSCREEN.

1st – 4th Grade
June 15th – 17th • July 13th – 15th
8:30 – 11:00am
SIUe And The Nature Center (Meet At The Meyer Center Lobby To Leave By 8:25am, Will Return By 11:00am)
Members: $70 • Non-Members: $90

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Treasure Hunt Orienteering Camp

Each day will be a hunt for treasure! Using our treasure map, compass and skills we will see where X marks the spot.

3rd – 8th Grade
July 20th – 23rd • 9:00 – 10:30am
Meyer Center (Outside)
Members: $50 • Non-Members: $65

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Y Vs. Nature

Do you have the skills necessary to survive in the wilderness? Find out in this camp where each day will be a new scenario where you will work through what you need, what you have and the skills needed to survive. PLEASE BRING A WATER BOTTLE & SUNSCREEN, CLASS IS OUTSIDE. 

3rd – 8th Grade
July 27th – 30th • 9:00 – 10:30am
Meyer Center (Outside)
Members: $50 • Non-Members: $65

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