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Traditional Camp

Confidence to build character and become a leader

At Overnight Camp children discover opportunities to be truly independent. With all this independent choice comes more responsibility, especially as campers grow up through camp programs. Campers develop confidence and character to eventually become leaders at camp and in the world.

Dates and Rates

Session 1: June 30- July 6

Session 2: July 7 - 13

Session 3: July 14 - 20

Session 4: July 21 - 27

Session 5: July 28 - August 3

Session 6: August 4 - 10

Session 7: August 11 - 17

Session 8: August 18 - 24


One Week: $850

Additional Week: $750



Cabin Life

Schedule
Example Daily Schedule
7:25am
Reveille and Polar Bear Swim
8:00am
Breakfast and Clean Up
9:15-10:15am
Elective 1- individual campers sign up ahead of time
10:15-11:15am
Elective 2
11:15-12:15pm
Free Hour
12:45pm
Lunch
1:15-2:15pm
Rest Hour and Camp Store
2:15-3:15pm
Elective 3
3:15-4:15pm
Elective 4
4:15-5:45pm
Cabin Activity
6pm
Dinner
6:45-8pm
Evening Program
8-8:45pm
Campfire
9:25
Taps, Lights Out, and Devotional

Each cabin is staffed with two Counselors who live in the cabin with their campers. It is the primary responsibility of these counselors to ensure the well-being of your child. A number of age-related cabins form a village, led by an experienced Village Head. Counselors and Village Heads work with your camper, providing encouragement while helping them grow socially, emotionally, and physically each day. Campers in Traditional Camp live in Keuka, Craig, Wells, or Walmsley Village based on their age, from age 7-15.

Elective Based Scheduling

Campers get the opportunity to requests the activities that they do every day.  Prior to arrival at camp, they’ll rate their top 9 Elective choices and the Program Director will create a schedule unique to them. They’ll choose 3 land activities, 3 water activities, and 3 creative activities and will receive 4 of their choices. Campers under the age of 10 are required to take a swim lesson as one of their electives so they will receive 3.  Campers will have the opportunity to get to know their Counselors, Village Heads, and all the Activity Chiefs on Sunday following check-in and their Swim Party.

Camper Placement

Campers are placed in cabins with other children, generally within one year of age/grade of each other. Villages are based on age ranges and may fluctuate week to week depending on the age makeup of that session’s campers. While we encourage families to allow their children to make new friends at camp, we will honor one mutual cabinmate request.

Campers also have the option to sign up for waterskiing. They may opt to take a daily Waterskiing class instead of one Elective. Campers also have the option to participate in a 2-night overnight camping and hiking trip as a part of the KAG program. Click the link below for more information.

Health

Camp Cory takes very seriously the responsibility of providing all campers a healthy camping experience. We maintain a well-equipped Infirmary with qualified medical personnel on-site 24 hours a day. All medications are checked in at the Health Center and distributed as indicated on medical forms. In addition, our Counselors hold current First Aid and CPR certifications and are thoroughly trained to properly handle emergency situations.

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Events Calendar

Brooks Hill Fun Fair

November 16, 2018

Interested in talking to us about overnight camp? Come meet the Camp Cory Staff at the Brooks Hill Fun Fair at Brooks Hill Elementary! Already […]

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Dec 15 2018

CIT 2019 Applications Due

Camp Cory’s Counselor In Training program aims to train participants to be effective leaders and to understand the necessary qualities and responsibilities required to be […]

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Jan 05 2019

15th Annual Alumni Holiday Party

Please join us for an evening of friends, memories and Camp Cory Cheer as we celebrate the 2018 Camp Season.

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