Cedar Camps

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Main Camp Program

Great For: 2nd - 7th grades
Dates: 1st through 4th sessions
Price: $800week, or $1600/2-week session
Enroll Online: Click here to enroll online
Applications: Camper Application
Campership Application
Cedars Express Application
 

Each camper is cherished at CedarS. His or her spiritual nature is regularly identified and loved into fuller expression in small cabin and activity groups by our staff of active Christian Scientists. There is one counselor for every three campers. Brief metaphysicals each hour stretch the spiritual growth potential of all activities and anchor a higher sense of protection and family (see metaphysical web page). Daily Bible lesson study, practitioner talks, Wednesday Testimony meetings, Sunday School and Hymn Sings reinforce all the spiritual growth going on at Cedars. Our brother-sister camps mix together for most meals and for many evening activities.

Activity choices:
Five activity periods each day are taught by expert counselors. At the beginning of each session, campers are scheduled to sample a variety of activities with their cabin group. This fosters cabin unity while allowing each camper to explore new interest and discover new talents. Then, each camper chooses his or her favorite activities to further develop and enjoy. Popular options include riding our horses and our long waterslide nearly every day. Campers have fun advancing skills in archery (certifications/awards available), crafts, trampoline, canoeing, campcrafts, drama, nature, swimming (certifications/awards available), diving, synchronized swimming, water polo, basketweaving, dance, basketball, tennis, soccer, wrestling, climbing on Bouldering wall and more.

Horseback Riding: Ride nearly every day (Western or English) on camp trails (over 800 acres and miles of riding trails) or in one on of the seven arenas (two covered) on one of Cedars' 78 excellent horses (no extra charge); take part in Horse Shows after learning new skills from our CHA (Certified Horsemanship Association) certified instructors.

Swimming: Swim daily at free swim and/or classes in our Aquatic Center with its Junior Olympic Lap Pool and Diving Pool. Red Cross Lifeguards and Water Safety instructors are eager to help you learn or improve your strokes and earn certificates. Other fun water activities at our Aquatic Center include synchronized swimming, water polo, and a swim meet .

Arts & Crafts: Learn to weave a high-quality basket, or collect and make nature art, tool leather work, weave thread bracelets and make jewelry, create with clay, paint pens, tie dye, make paper stationery, bead work, wood work, puppets, and much more.

Archery: "Aim for perfection," for archery awards or just for fun with the support of our certified archery instructors (certified by the National Archery Association.)

Canoeing & Boating: Guide your canoe around our own lake or down the Osage River with confidence after you learn each paddle stroke, also try paddle boating.

Nature & Fishing: Enjoy CedarS nature program while exploring our new trails and learning conservation practices. Hike over hills and streams to explore our Indian cave. See over 30 species of birds with binoculars. Catch crayfish and frogs or go fishing for your fair share of the 15,000 good-sized bass, sunfish and catfish stocked in Crown Lake decades ago!

Trips: Choose (with guidance) an overnight trip (1st- 4th s.) or an all day trip (5th) with trip choices of a float, fish, climb/cave, or pack trip.  Enjoy an all-camp trip to Big Surf Water Park during the four 2-week sessions offered.

Trampoline: Bounce safely and happily with all the skills you learn and develop on our outdoor tramps.

Sports: Daily improve your skills in basketball, tennis, soccer, volleyball, and wrestling with the help of experienced player/coaches committed to helping you excel.

Campcrafts: Help build one-match campfires and cook well and safely outdoors. Camp out, too.

Evening Activities: Choose to cookout and camp out with your cabin; or play capture-the-flag and kick-the-can, join in all-camp activities like a Square and Rock Dance, Talent Show, Hymn Sing, Testimony Meetings, Luau hosted by the Girls' Camp, Campfire hosted by the Boys' Camp and Field Night.

Watersliding, Rope Swinging, & Much More: Join in drama activities, play foosball or ping pong, play volleyball and ga-ga, zip over or into the lake using our new zipline or go water-sliding on our "100-Yard Splash" waterslide.

Meal Choices: If you don't care for pizza, chicken nuggets, tacos, hamburgers, hot dogs, grilled cheese, spaghetti, or whatever else is served, you can always fill up at our yummy fruit, salad, or sandwich bars offered at most lunches and dinners or our oatmeal, egg and cereal bar offered at most breakfasts.

Love's Provision of Camperships: Love's provision of camperships (substantial grants) are still available for most session. Click here to download an application.

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