Camp Kirby Resident Camp

Activities at camp are all about trying new things, challenging yourself, and having fun outdoors. We stress camper planning and choice, so kids have a chance to be involved in planning their week. Each week, campers will get to experience all of the activities that are open to their age group. During a typical week-long session, campers can expect to do each activities at least once, with options to do activities more than once if time and scheduling allow.

Resident Camp Activities

 All Ages

Arts & Crafts, Outdoor Living Skills, Outdoor Cooking, Science & Nature Programming, Sports & Games, Swimming & Row Boats, Team-Building Activities, Music & Drama, and so much more.

Entering Grades 4+

Archery, Canoeing

Entering Grades 6+

40’ Climbing Wall, Kayaking

Entering Grades 8+

Night Canoeing and/or Night Archery

Entering Grades 10+

Night Kayaking

Sample Daily Schedule

7:00 am
(Optional) Polar Bear Dunk
8:00 am
Breakfast
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Kapers (Camp Chores)
9:30 a.m. – 11:45 p.m.
Camper’s Choice “Scramble” Activities
12:00 p.m.
Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
Rest Hour
1:45 – 5:00 p.m.
Program Rotations and Snack
6:00 p.m.
Dinner
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Evening Activities Followed by Bedtime (Varies by Age)

Resident Camp Age Groups

Cricket: Entering 1st grade

Beachcomber: Entering 2nd-3rd grade

Adventurer: Entering 4th-5th grade

HiTor: Entering 6th-7th grade

MuaMi: Entering 8th-9th grade

Tanika: Entering 10th-12th grade

CIT 1: Entering 11th grade (must apply)

CIT 2: Entering 12th grade and completed CIT 1 (must apply)

2019 Resident Camp Sessions

All session dates will be announced shortly. Check back in soon for more information to come on the upcoming summer. Registration for 2019 Resident Camp will open in January 2019!

CIT (Counselor in Training)

The C.I.T. program is a learning intensive program intended to help individuals who might want to become camp counselors make the transition from camper to staff member. Although the C.I.T.have a great deal of fun and can participate in many camp activities, it also involves a large academic component. Being accepted as a C.I.T. may involve an interview with the C.I.T. Director or Camp Director before camp begins. C.I.T.s are accepted via an application process that will begin in January 2019. 

C.I.T. 1 is a 3 week long program for campers entering 11th grade (and who are between the ages of 16 and 18, unless the Camp Director has approved otherwise).  The dates for C.I.T. 1 will be announced soon!

C.I.T. 2 is a 3 week program for campers entering 12th grade, and who have completed the C.I.T. 1 program. The dates for C.I.T. 2 will be announced soon.

The 2019 CIT Application Packet and Reference Form will be available soon.

Last Years Rates for CIT:

Full week session $495 (10% discount if registration is paid in full by 3/2/18)

½ week session $295 (10% discount if registration is paid in full by 3/2/18)

Weekend Stay $75 (10% discount if registration is paid in full by 3/2/18)

C.I.T. $795

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