Camp Kirby Resident Camp

2019 Camp Kirby Registration is open! 

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2019 Resident Camp Sessions

“Party In The USA” Session 1: June 30th-July 6th 

Join us as we celebrate the 243rd birthday of America! As this week progresses we will visit many different states, all from the comfort of our own Camp! Then, we’ll ring in the 4th of July with a Backyard BBQ as we watch the firework shows on surrounding islands. 

  • Adventurer, HiTor, MuaMi, Tanika

“Under the Big Top” Session 2: July 7th-July 13th

Come one, come all to the Camp Kirby Circus! We expect all kinds of talent to arise this week, from singing to juggling to dancing, or whatever our performers think up. This session will also feature the 2nd annual Camp Kirby Talent show that any camper is invited to participate in!

  • Beachcomber, Adventurers, HiTor, MuaMi, Tanika

“Jurassic Kirby” Session 3: July 14th-July 20th

T-Rex, VelociraptorAllosaurus, Oh my! One of our most popular themes is back! Prehistoric pandemonium is bound to be in full swing as we hunt for dinosaur eggs, dig for fossils, and much more. 

  • Adventurer, HiTor, MuaMi

“Jurassic Kirby” Session 3A: July 14th-July 17th

  • Cricket/Beachcomber, Adventurer

“Jurassic Kirby” Session 3B: July 17th-July 20th

  • Cricket/Beachcomber, Adventurer

“Super Heroes” Session 4: July 21st-July 27th

Camp Kirby Superheroes unite! Super Villains are descending on Camp Kirby, and you must turn your counselor into a Super Hero to defeat them. We’ll complete a lot of Super Hero training as we work to save Kirby!

  • Beachcomber, Adventurer, HiTor, MuaMi

“Alien Adventurers” Session 5: July 28th-August 3rd

Space is definitely the place to be this week! We’re going to find great adventure – maybe even some aliens! Space crafts, rockets, and star gazing will definitely be on the agenda this week. The sky’s the limit!

  • Beachcomber, Adventurer, HiTor, Muami

“Magical Mythical Marvels” Session 6: August 4th-August 10th

If you love a world of fantasy, magic and mystery, then this is the week for you! The possibilities for this session are endless, because they are only limited by our imaginations. The final session of 2019 is bound to be the highlight of the summer!

  • Adventurer, HiTor, MuaMi, Tanika

2019 Weekend Stay Options (for campers attending the sessions on both sides of the weekend):

  • Session 1-2: July 6th-July  7th
  • Session 2-3: July 13th-July 14th
  • Session 4-5: July 27th-July 28th

Camp Rates:

Full week session $495 (10% discount if registration is paid in full by 3/1/19)

½ week session $295 (10% discount if registration is paid in full by 3/1/19)

Weekend Stay $75 (10% discount if registration is paid in full by 3/1/19)

CIT (Counselor in Training)

2019 CIT Application

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, 29th 2019. 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 21st-August 10th

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, June 30th-July 20th

CIT Rates:

CIT 1 $845

CIT 2 $845

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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
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.
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
Rest Hour
1:45 – 5:00 p.m.
Program Rotations and Snack
6:00 p.m.
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)