What is a typical day at camp like?
If you ask a camp director what a typical day at camp is like, almost invariably they will respond that there isn’t such thing as a typical day. That, to a certain extent, is absolutely true. Campers at day camps may follow a set schedule of activities one day, then head off on a trip the next. And, while all camps have various means of scheduling and moving campers through activities, it’s true that no two instances are exactly the same. Some activities (for example, swimming) may be compulsory and occur every day. At others, each day is truly a new day. Likewise, some overnight camps ask campers to choose key activities before arriving, while others have elective sign-ups each morning. There are also camps that don't have any elective activities. Meanwhile, tripping programs have a fairly basic daily routine: wake up, pack up, paddle, set up camp, sleep. Read more