Camp Kirby Resident Camp

2021 Resident Camp Sessions

Early Registration opened on November 16th for families who graciously donated their 2020 camp fees, or who have a credit or voucher from 2020. 

Session 1: June 27th – July 3rd – Grades 2-9

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

Session 2: July 4th- July 10th  – 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 11th-July 17th – Grades 4-12

    Kirby Casting Call – Calling all campers who want to show off their unique talents… this session is for you! We’ll explore music, improv, drama games, wacky skits, and much more. Our week will end by showcasing all of your talent in the always popular Camp Kirby Talent Show!

Session 4: *MINI SESSION* July 18th-July 21st – Grades 1-7 

     Disney Days – Need we say more!? This half-week session 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 5: July 25th-July 31st – 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 6: August 1st-August 7th – 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 7: August 8th-August 14th – 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.

2021 Weekend Stay Options (for campers attending the sessions on both sides of the weekend):

  • Session 2-3: July 10th – July 11th
  • Session 5-6: July 31st – August 1st

2021 Camp Rates:

$569.95 full-week session

$299.95 half-week session (Session 4)

$84.95 weekend stay

2021 Summer Handbook

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Resident Camp Age Groups

Cricket: Entering 1st grade (Mini Session only)

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

CIT (Counselor in Training)

Camp Kirby offers a learning-intensive leadership program for 11th and 12th graders. Our Counselor-In-Training (CIT) Program is a six-week program spread over two summers, and must be applied for. More information can be found here.

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)