Camp Kirby Resident Camp

2020 Camp Kirby Registration opens January 2nd at 9AM! 

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2020 Resident Camp Sessions 

Session 1: July 5th- July 11th – Grades 4-12

     Mystery Week – What will happen this week is truly a mystery!

Session 2: July 12th- July 18th  – Grades 2-12

     Ye Olde Kirby Legend and Lore – After 97 summers, Camp Kirby has plenty of legends such as Kirby Fairies, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus, and much more! This week we will explore the history of this great place, and some of the activities and events that happened here over the past nine decades.

Session 3: July 19th-July 25th – Grades 4-9

     Disney Days – Need we say more!? This week will be a Whole New World with just the Bear Necessities. If you’re wondering how much fun campers will have, say Hakuna Matata and Let it Go!

Session 3A: July 19th-July 22nd – Grades 1-5

Session 3B: July 22nd-July 25th – Grades 1-5

Session 4: July 26th-August 1st – Grades 2-9

     Camp Kirby Summer Games – With the Summer Olympics taking place this month, we decided we should bring the games to Camp Kirby as well! Cabin groups will compete for medals in a variety of games and campy activities.

Session 5: August 2nd-August 8th – Grades 2-9

     Mad Scientists – Bubble, bubble, toil and… Kirby! It seems a Mad Scientist is causing trouble at Camp. Will the campers be able to use their science experiments to keep the whacky trickster from boiling over?

Session 6: August 9th-August 15th – Grades 4-12 

     Medieval Magic – Welcome all knights, wizards, princes, and princesses to a time of yore! This week we will be lowering our drawbridge to all campers wanting to explore a fantastical renaissance at camp.

2020 Weekend Stay Options (for campers attending the sessions on both sides of the weekend):

  • Session 1-2: July 11th-July 12th
  • Session 4-5: August 1st-August 2nd

2020 Camp Rates:

$545 full-week session

$295 half-week session (Session 3A or 3B)

$80 weekend stay

CIT (Counselor in Training)

2020 CIT Application will be posted by January 2nd

CIT Reference Form

The CIT 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 CIThave a great deal of fun and can participate in many camp activities, it also involves a large academic component. Being accepted as a CIT may involve an interview with the CIT Director or Camp Director before camp begins. CITs are accepted via an application process. Applications are due no later than March, 31st 2020. Late applications will not be accepted. 

CIT 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).

  • CIT 1: Sessions 4-6, July 26th-August 15th

CIT 2 is a 3 week program for campers who are entering 12th grade, and who have completed the CIT 1 program at Camp Kirby.

  • CIT 2: Session 1-3, July 5th-July 25th

CIT Rates:

CIT 1 – $995

CIT 2 – $450

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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)

Resident Camp Activities

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 in control of 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.

 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 a.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)