Sheriffs' Summer Camp
It's all about the kids!
A Typical day at the Sheriffs' Summer Camp
Rise and shine! Time for exercise, swim and personal clean-up
Bunk inspection and flag raising ceremony
Campers head to the dining hall for breakfast
First class session of the day — Land Activity
Kids can choose to participate in a number of activities that interest them, including:
- Arts & Crafts
Second class session — Water Activity
Kids can choose to:
During this time, the camp life guards also provide swim lessons.
Demonstration by New York State Sheriffs
Law enforcement officers from counties across the state provide education around fire safety, drug awareness and bicycle safety. There are also canine and SCUBA demonstrations and vists from special forces, including New York State Sheriff helicopters, horses and motorcylce patrols.
Campers may choose to retreat to their bunks for rest time, watch a movie or play quiet games.
Every day there is a different special activity that the kids can partake in, including:
- Cabin activities
- Beach carnival
- Pride day
Each evening there is a different special activity that the kids can partake in, including:
- Project Adventure
- 6-mile hike and run
- Land games
- Class demonstrations
Campfires and More
Some of the best bonding at the Sheriffs' Camp happens during the evening camp fires, game nights, skits and charades, and camp dance. The final campfire is the highlight of the week for many campers, counselors and volunteers.
The playing of "Taps" at the closing of the camp day during the evening flag ceremony.