Information for Campers
(On-Site Day Camp)
Day Camp is your chance to get active, learn new skills, explore nature, make new friends, and have fun! Our program is integrated with our overnight program so that you get the BEST camp experience EVER!
What better way to enjoy the summer than at camp?
What activities will we get to do?
Climb the Tower
Ride the Zipline
Scale the Ropes Courses
Make Epic Crafts
Check out Paddle Boarding
Take out the Canoes & Kayaks
Try out Archery
Climb the Indoor Wall
Catch some Fish
Swim in the Pool
Rollerskate in the Barn
Trailblaze the Camp (Biking)
Speedboat or Pontoon Riding
AND SO MUCH MORE
*Activities may vary based on age
What games will we play?
Gaga Ball, Quidditch, Basketball, Mighty Mighty Scoop Noodle Challenge, Exploding Enchiladas, Tag, Boofers, Capture the Flag, Volleyball, Counselor Hunt, Farmer Brown, Blob Tag, Around the World Soccer, Eliminator, Pit Fall, Shh, Around the Chapel, Raccoon Circles, 4-Way Soccer, 9-Way Kickball, Parachute Games, Carpet Ball, Pine Cone Golf, Water Challenge Games, Mind Games, and SO Much More!
*Games may vary based on week
What skills will we learn?
Learn Skills such as Sailing, Knot Tying, Orienteering, Yoga, Outdoor Cooking, Baking, Survival Techniques, Crafting, Archery, Hiking and Nature Identification, Synchronized Swimming, Dancing, New Languages, And So Much MORE!
You'll also learn life skills that your parents will love such as cleaning your cabin, doing SWAS (service with a smile) around camp, how to make choices on your own, independence, confidence, building of self-esteem, how to help others and make new friends on your own, and so MUCH MORE!
*Skill Lessons may vary based on week
What theme events will we get to do?
Participate in Themed Events such as Pool Parties, Water Slides, Water Balloon Events, CLUE - Scavenger Hunts, Lakestock Concerts, Movie-Making LLAMA Award Shows, Talent Shows, Olympics Events, Dance Parties, Canoe & Boat Challenges, The Amazing Race Around Camp, Build-Your-Own-What? Challenges, Culturally Themed Activities (Mexican Fiestas, Chinese Dragon Parades, German Root Beer Float Parties, etc), And SO MUCH MORE!
*Theme Events may vary based on week
Don't forget all of the awesome worships, fun songs, hilarious skits, epic Bible studies, super cabin times, delicious and nutritious meals, relaxing canteen times, campfires, family times and more that you'll get to be a part of!
What to bring?
Mini Lakesiders & Lakeside Adventurers - Closed-Toed Running Shoes, Swimsuits (no bikinis, one-piece only), Towels, Extra Socks, Bible, Blanket & Pillow (for rest times), Water Bottle (optional), Money for the Canteen or for certain Crafts (optional), White Shirt or Pillowcase for Tie-Dye (optional on Tuesday), Clothes for the Weather (rain coats on rainy days, sweatshirts for cold days, etc), Bug Spray & Sun Screen*
God's Little Sprouts - Closed-Toed Running Shoes, Swimsuits (on days when recommended on notes sent home), Water Bottle (optional), Clothes for the Weather (rain coats on rainy days, sweatshirts for cold days, etc), Bug Spray & Sun Screen.*
*Please mark all belongings with names or initials. Lost & Found items will be donated to Good Will after 30 days if not claimed.
What not to Bring:
CELL PHONES, TV, FLIP-FLOPS (or sandals without straps across the heel), Pets, CD Player, E-Readers (Kindles, Nooks, Ipads, etc), Curling Iron, Hair Dryer, Ipod, MP3 Player, Electronic Toys, Beepers, Weapons, Knives, Drugs, Tobacco, Alcohol, Fireworks, EXPENSIVE or FRAGILE items (clothing, jewelry, or otherwise), and like-items
If brought to camp these items will be kept in the vault for security and safety issues. Lakeside is not responsible for lost, stolen, or broken items. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact us at any time at 712-336-2109