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Glen Eyrie Day Camp

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Glen Eyrie Day Camp

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Location:
Glen Eyrie
3820 N. 30th Street
Colorado Springs co, 80904

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Ages: 7–13

Cost: $250; Before/After Care-$325

Activities:

  • Archery
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Blobbing
  • Canoeing
  • Climbing Wall
  • Speakers & Worship
  • Gagaball
  • Group Games
  • Low / High Ropes
  • Hiking
  • Inflatables
  • Lake Kayaking
  • Small Team Games
  • Summit Express
  • Swimming
  • Tie Dye
  • Volleyball
  • Zipline
  • 9-Square
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Located on the 800-acre gated property of the historic Glen Eyrie, campers will get a bird’s-eye view of the outdoors where native wildlife and beautiful scenery abound.

Day Camp at Glen Eyrie offers a top notch program full of fun outdoor adventures and spiritual growth opportunities for kids ages 7-13. Campers will get to experience two field trips every week! Every Tuesday, campers travel to Eagle Lake’s overnight property to enjoy activities like the blob, zipline, waterslide, swimming, and more. Field trips on Thursdays vary week to week and include exciting locations in the surrounding area.

Other activities on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday include hiking, arts and crafts, archery, water games, tie dye, Bible study, and large team competitions. Day Camp at Glen Eyrie is so much more than just a day camp – it’s a summer filled with lasting memories and exciting adventures right here in Colorado Springs.

Registration
All registrations may be submitted online. $50 is due at the time of registration. This amount is a non-refundable deposit that holds your spot. Full payment is due two weeks before your camp week.

Drop Off
You may drop off your campers starting at 8:45am each morning (before/after care is available from 7-9 am and 4-6 pm each day for an additional $75). On Monday morning, anticipate spending 5-10 extra minutes checking in and going over your camper forms with our admin staff.

Pick Up
You may pick up your campers at 4:00pm each afternoon. If somebody other than you (the parent who registered the child for camp) wishes to pick up your camper, please login to your online registration account and complete the Pick up Authorization section found under ‘Manage Registrations’.

Don’t forget your photo ID for pick up! To ensure each camper’s safety we will check photo IDs to make sure it matches one of the names on the pick-up authorization form. We will check these every day.

Typical Day
8:30 am – 9:00 am Check-in
9:00 am – 9:20 am Small Group Time
9:30 am – 10:00 am Large Group Time
10:10 am – 11:20 am Activity 1
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Large Group Activity
12:10 pm – 12:35 pm Lunch
12:40 pm – 1:10 pm Small Group Time
1:20 pm – 2:30 pm Activity 2
2:40 pm – 3:50 pm Activity 3
4:00 pm Pick-Up

Camp Store
The camp store will be open each afternoon for campers to purchase snacks and camp gear!  Login to your account to load your camper’s store card online, prior to the first day of camp. Please note: we do not accept cash. At the end of the week, any remaining store credit is refunded back to the credit card used to make store card deposit.

Lunch
Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch. Please pack lunch in an insulated container, as refrigeration will not be available.

Friday Celebration
Families of campers are welcome to visit Friday afternoon of their camper’s week from 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm. During this time, guests may observe our large group rally, camper Bible studies, and awards ceremony!

 

2018 FIELD TRIP SCHEDULE

***SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE***

(Parents registered for a week that changes will be notified via email if schedule changes)

Week 1 (6/4): Day Camp at Glen Eyrie Carnival & Springs Trampoline Park

We’ll blast the music and have our very own Day Camp at Glen Eyrie Carnival! Campers can earn tickets by playing all the classic carnival games (and some crazy, new games too!) and can cash them in for cotton candy, face painting, and our photo booth. If they somehow manage to earn an unimaginable amount of tickets (and they seem to every year), they can even spend them to pie their favorite counselor – or even better, one of the leadership – in the face!!! Who doesn’t want to see someone get pied in the face!?

Then in the afternoon, campers will be bouncing off walls and burning energy at Springs Trampoline Park.

 

Week 2 (6/11): EXTREME Capture the Flag @ Our Overnight Property!

Fresh mountain air? Check. Exercise? Check. Friendly competition and that sweet, sweet feeling of victory? Check. We’re going to give your kids one of the very best experiences of their lives as they run over all through trees and up hills at our overnight property in Pike’s Peak National Forest, and we’ll return them to you very ready for bed. 🙂

 

Week 3 (6/18): Step Into My Shoes & Ice Skating and Broomball at Monument Ice Rinks!

What better way to teach our children kindness and compassion than to give them the opportunity to experience the lifestyle of millions of children around the world? Compassion gives us just such an opportunity: Campers will build a shelter out of trash, collect and carry dirty water (Don’t worry! They won’t have to drink it!), and go to a “market” to shop for food in the hopes that they will develop empathy like Christ’s for their peers in other countries.

Then in the afternoon, we’ll make our way to Monument Ice Rinks to ice skate and have an epic game of BROOOOOOOOMBALLLLLL!!! All on our own private rink!

 

Week 4 (6/25): Trampoline World Gymnastics & Day Camp at Glen Eyrie Carnival

This morning we get to visit Trampoline World Gymnastics, where your camper will get to LITERALLY bounce off the walls as they go cray on trampolines, trapeze bars, foam pits, bungie cords, trampoline running tracks, and a trampoline wall!

Then, round 2 of Day Camp at Glen Eyrie Carnival! More FUN! More Games!! More PIE!!!

 

Week 5 (7/2): Cave of the Winds’ Lantern Tour & Hiking at Red Rock Canyon Open Space

This week, campers have the special privilege of experiencing Cave of the Winds’ Lantern Tour! Travel deep into the mountain, exploring passageways and formations lit only by the handheld lanterns you carry – just like the early explorers did!  On this guided walking tour, you will learn of the history and unexplained phenomena of Cave of the Winds. Witness incredible views and leave with unforgettable memories! This is one you won’t want to miss!

Then, during the other half of the day, campers will get to hike through the stunning beauty of Red Rock Canyon Open Space and play games like Camo and Thicket!

 

Week 6 (7/9): EXTREME Capture the Flag at Our Overnight Property!

Didn’t get enough Capture the Flag at our overnight property the first time? You’re in luck! We’re heading back up the mountain for round 2! Which team will emerge victorious?

 

Week 7 (7/16): Day Camp at Glen Eyrie Carnival & Space Foundation Discovery Center

This morning, it’s round 3 of our Day Camp at Glen Eyrie Carnival!

Then, we’ll head over to the Space Foundation Discovery Center, the region’s first and only dedicated space, science and technology center! But this isn’t just any boring, old museum. The Space Foundation Discovery Center immerses campers in space exploration through interactive exhibits and exciting activities!

 

Week 8 (7/23): Art Festival at Glen Eyrie & Ice Skating and Broomball at Monument Ice Rinks

Do you have a budding artist in your home? This week is for them! In the morning, we have the unique opportunity of inviting artists to our program to teach your campers the beautiful gift of art! Together with fellow campers and their counselors, your campers will get to explore our awe-inspiring property to find inspiration for their paintings, and then learn to paint!

Pump the music and get ready to dance… on ice! We’re going back to Monument Ice Rinks for another fun-filled afternoon of ice skating and broomball!

 

Week 9 (7/30): Skillz Extravaganza at Our Overnight Property!

We’ve ramped up our Skillz Extravaganza from years past to make this one for the memories! We’ll head up to our beautiful overnight property in the Rocky Mountains so that campers can participate in the unique skills we offer on our Rezident camp programming: riflery, kayaking, hiking, and laser tag at the Capture the Flag Site!!! Even more exciting, we’ll be giving Day Camp at Glen Eyrie campers the chance to experience activities from our Excursions program, too: rock climbing, team building challenges, and tunneling & bouldering! You won’t want to miss this one!

 

Week 10 (8/6): Roller Skating at Skate City & Day Camp at Glen Eyrie Carnival

Get ready to blast to the past for our 3rd annual Day Camp at Glen Eyrie Costume Competition (with prizes!!!)! Skate your way through Disco lights, classic tunes, limbo competitions, relay races, and more.

Please Note: Costumes cannot have masks that impair vision and must be appropriate (no blood, scary monsters, R-rated characters, etc.). Campers who wear inappropriate costumes will be asked to change.

Additionally, you may send cash with your camper for the arcade or snack bar! However, this money does not go into your Eagle Lake store account and is therefore not Eagle Lake Camps’ or its staff’s responsibility. Please only send if your camper is able to follow your instructions to use it.

Then, we’ll finish out the summer with a final round of our Day Camp at Glen Eyrie Carnival! Has there been a counselor or leadership you’ve been eagerly awaiting to pie in the face!? This is your last chance to do so!!!

 

***SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE***

 

 

Availability

Dates Availability
Jun 4 – Jun 8 Available
Jun 11 – Jun 15 Full
Jun 18 – Jun 22 Full
Jun 25 – Jun 29 Full
Jul 2 – Jul 6 Available
Jul 9 – Jul 13 Full
Jul 16 – Jul 20 Full
Jul 23 – Jul 27 Full
Jul 30 – Aug 3 Full
Aug 6 – Aug 10 Available

What TO Bring

*Bathing suit (must be a one piece bathing suit)

What NOT to bring

*Cash (The Camp Store does not accept cash. For all store purchases, money must be deposited into camper’s store account online. You may login to your account to manage your camper’s store card.)

**Medications (camp staff will not administer prescription medication to campers. If a camper needs to take a prescription medication during camp, a parent must come to administer the medication)

FAQs

What you need to know


Due to the frequent changes and updates that children experience within a year’s time we require parents to fill out a new health form every year. The doctor’s physical may be accepted if it is within 12 months of camp attendance. Please bring a copy of the current health form with you on the day of registration; all documents from prior years go into archive following the summer months, and are irretrievable.

Eagle Lake Day Camp at Glen Eyrie
Our Day Camp program is specifically designed and geared toward seven to twelve year olds. The high energy activities of camp can be difficult for six-year-olds and younger children to keep up with. Please contact our office if you have any questions about younger children attending our camp.

 

EARLY REGISTRATION If you register before January 15, 2017 you will receive a $50 discount off the camp of your choice (only applies to 5 or 12-night programs). REFERRAL DISCOUNT We also offer a Referral Program discount which provides an opportunity for you to earn discounts (up to a free week of camp) while helping us recruit new campers. Our referral program is only eligible for our Overnight Camps, and provides a $50 discount for each new camper you refer. Please see our referral page for more information.

For discounts on our Day Camp On Location programs please contact the church or organization hosting that week of Day Camp.

Overnight and Day Camp Programs: Financial aid, in the form of a partial assistance scholarship, is available to those in need. Financial assistance is approved by application only. Visit our Campership page to apply.

To qualify for financial aid, camper must have an active Eagle Lake registration secured with $50 deposit (while the deposit is typically non-refundable, in the case that a registration must be cancelled due to insufficient financial assistance, the deposit will be refunded).

 

Eagle Lake Day Camp at Glen Eyrie:
Campers are responsible to bring their own sack lunch each day to camp. Eagle Lake has a camp store where snacks can be purchased and eaten during free time but feel free to pack some extra snacks in their lunch as well.

Eagle Lake Day Camp at Glen Eyrie
If a camper is on prescription medication, the medication is required to be checked in with Eagle Lake staff at registration. All medications, including vitamins, must be in the original container or will not be accepted. All medication, including vitamins, must be listed on the Eagle Lake physical form by the prescribing doctor. We do not allow any camper to keep medications on them except specifically requested by the physician.

Our medical staff distributes all medication at the time it needs to be taken by the camper. Please do not have campers bring over-the-counter medication to camp, as we are sufficiently stocked to meet the general needs of headaches, coughs and scrapes. If you have any questions about a specific medical situation, please call the camp office.

If needed, medications can be picked up at the end of each day and checked in each morning.

Day Camp at Glen Eyrie: Check-in for Day Camp is on the opening Monday of camp. Please arrive between 8:30 and 9:00 am on opening day to complete the registration process and make sure there are no outstanding forms or balances on your account. Pick-up is at 4:00 pm every day. (If your camper is signed up for Before and After Care, drop-off is between 7:00-9:00 am, and pick-up is from 4:00-6:00 pm.)


My daughter had the best time and made friends and came home every night telling us what she learned about Jesus. —Mindy, DC

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