Learn the parts of a bow and arrow, how to properly hold the bow and load the arrow, and how to aim at targets in the field. Intermediate archers will be able to shoot at farther targets and will be instructed on how to improve their skills.
Learn the parts of a canoe and paddle, and how to move the canoe forward, backward, and turn. Campers will learn what it's like to sit in different parts of the canoe and work as a team. Intermediate campers will be able to race and complete obstacle courses.
Learn the parts of a kayak and paddle, and how to move the canoe forward, backward, and turn. Campers will learn about maneuvering the kayak and safely getting into and out of the vessel. Intermediate campers will be able to race and complete obstacle courses.
Campers will learn the components needed to start a fire and will then make a fire. They will participate in a variety of other survival-type activities based on the skill level of the participants and the week they attend. Activities may include knot tying, shelter building, survival in different climates, and outdoor cooking.
The tomahawks originated with the Native American people. They regularly used tomahawks made from stone heads which were attached to wooden handles secured by strips of rawhide. General uses included hunting, chopping, cutting, or mainly as a weapon. It's a relaxing and mesmerizing activity that anyone can learn with the proper technique and the right practice.
Younger kids are welcome to come play at camp too while their older siblings are focusing on skill development. Wildwood is a free-play area where imaginations soar. Gaga ball is a camp-favorite game, and kids will be able to get their energy out! Arts and crafts available for our creative side, and time in the Grove will also be something your camper will enjoy.
Camp RIO is proud to now offer weekend activity sessions from 9:30-12 noon for campers ages 5-15. Registration is recommended for each weekend, and only one activity may be selected per session. Campers are guaranteed at least 75 minutes of instructional and practice time.
ALL SESSIONS WILL BE OUTSIDE RAIN OR SHINE
Pre-Registration is recommended, and space is limited per activity.