A Typical Day | Summer Camp

Sheriffs' Summer Camp

It's all about the kids!

A Typical day at the Sheriffs' Summer Camp

6:45

Rise and shine! Time for exercise, swim and personal clean-up

7:45

Bunk inspection and flag raising ceremony

8:00

Campers head to the dining hall for breakfast

8:30

Cabin clean-up

9:00

First class session of the day — Land Activity

Kids can choose to participate in a number of activities that interest them, including:

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Archery
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Carpentry
  • Cheerleading
  • Biking
  • frisbee
  • Yoga
  • Photography
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • Volleyball
  • Science
  • Survival
  • Hiking

Land Activity

10:00

Second class session — Water Activity

Kids can choose to:

  • Swim
  • Sail
  • Canoe
  • Fish
  • Snorkel
  • Water Ski
  • Kayak

During this time, the camp life guards also provide swim lessons.

Water Activities - Sailing

11:00

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.

Sheriff Demonstrations

12:00

Lunch break

12:40

Rest Hour

Campers may choose to retreat to their bunks for rest time, watch a movie or play quiet games.

1:50

Special Activity

Every day there is a different special activity that the kids can partake in, including:

  • Cabin activities
  • Beach carnival
  • Pride day
  • Regatta
  • Picnic
  • Slip-n-slide

Special Activities - Cabin Activities

2:50

Recreation activities

3:50

Waterfront activities

5:00

Dinner

5:30

Special Activity

Each evening there is a different special activity that the kids can partake in, including:

  • Orientation
  • Project Adventure
  • 6-mile hike and run
  • Land games
  • Capture the flag
  • Class demonstrations

Special Activities - Land Games

6:30

Camp Store

7:00

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.

Evening Activities - Camp Fires

9:30

The playing of "Taps" at the closing of the camp day during the evening flag ceremony.

9:45

Lights out!

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