SUMMER CAMP 2021

All Explorer and Classic Camps are $450. Adventure and some specialty camps are $530. Confirmation Camp is $400.

Note: All 2021 camps are Sunday to Thursday.

Camps are organized by age group. Scroll down to find yours!

Entering Grades 1-3

Explorer Camp: $450

Offered Weeks One through Seven (June 20-24 to August 1-5)

Our youngest campers stay in our centrally located Cabin Village and get to explore all that camp has to offer! Play games, sing songs, make new friends, swim in the lake, gather around a campfire, make friendship bracelets, and more. Explorers participate camp-wide morning worship and have their own small group, interactive Bible studies each day.

Entering Grades 4-6

This age group stays in our Cabin Village for a week full of games, worship, campfire, swimming, arts and crafts, creekwalking, small group Bible study, and more. We offer specialty camps for campers who are especially excited about an activity. These camps have scheduled activities and skills progression throughout the week in addition to the meaningful experiences that all campers share.

Classic Camp  $450 

Offered Weeks One to Seven (June 20-24 to August 1-5)

Get ready for an exciting week of all the fun that camp has to offer! Each cabin group will explore camp together, jumping right into our favorite activities: lake, low ropes, crafting, campfire, Bible study, games, and more. You can look forward to an abundance of faith, fun, and lifelong friendships during this week of camp. Classic Camp has a more open schedule than Adventure Camp, and the campers and counselors decide together what they would like to do each day.

Adventure Camp  $530

Offered Weeks One to Seven (June 20-24 to August 1-5)

In addition to the usual camp fun, Grades 4-6 Adventure Campers will go horseback riding one day. Activities on other days will include a mix of canoeing, hiking, fishing, and/or archery. You can look forward to all of the fun of Classic Camp, plus more!

Entering Grades 7-9

Our older campers get to stay in the Sukkah Village. Out-Trips spend a few nights off property, sleeping under the stars. Basecamps go off-site for some of their activities, but sleep at camp. Combo camps may be either out-trips or basecamps, depending on the week. No matter where they are, campers are immersed in daily worship, small group Bible study, and other faith based discussions and activities. Our campers who stay on property have specialized activities in addition to normal camp fun such as lake and creek time, crafts, evening recreation, worship, and campfire.

Virginia Synod Confirmation Camp  $400

Week Zero/June 13-17

Spend a week at camp with your Confirmation Class! Grow in community, explore the Gospel, and experience God’s beautiful creation. Contact your pastor for more information and to get your discount code.
Leaders: interested in bringing your group? Contact Caroline Furnace to learn more.

Adventure Camp  $530

Weeks One, Two, Four, Six, and Seven

In addition to all of the usual camp fun, Grades 7-9 Adventure Campers will go horseback riding OR rock climbing one day. Activities on other days will include a mix of canoeing, hiking, fishing, and/or archery. Adventure Camp will stay in the Sukkah Village for the week and may include a Cowboy Campout on-site one night. You can look forward to all of the usual fun of Summer Camp, plus more!

Rock Climbing is included in Weeks One, Four, and Six

Horseback Riding TBD; we're still finalizing details with our local partner!

Culinary Camp  $450

Week Two/June 27-July 1, Week Five/July 18-22

Food is an exciting part of our culture, both here at camp and throughout the world. Come learn the basics of cooking, baking, and preparing food! You’ll even get the chance to prepare a special treat for the entire camp!

Hammock Hangout  $450

Week One/June 20-24, Week Seven/August 1-5

Come hang with us! With Hammock Hangout, campers will get to create their own hammock village in the Sukkahs. Hammockers will get the chance to enjoy some of our exciting night activities as well, to include stargazing and night canoeing. The schedule allows for morning downtime, full of hammock parties, friendship bracelets, card games, and more!

Night Camp  $450

Week Four/July 11-15, Week Six/July 25-29

Stay up late, wake up late, eat breakfast late, then join camp for afternoon activities. You’ll have all of the same fun you’re used to, but in the dark! Expect night games, late night stargazing, night hikes, and night canoeing. Parents: We begin and end with a normal schedule - nighttime fun peaks mid-week!

Shenandoah Canoe Camp  $530

Week Five/July 18-22

Prepare for a week of fun on the river! Camping/canoe gear provided. Depending on current restrictions, Shenandoah Canoe Camp will either be a multi-night out-trip OR a series of day trips - more details to come as we get closer to Summer 2021.

Youth Group Service + Adventure Week, July 4-8

Customizable lodging, meals, and activities for small groups (contact your pastor / youth leader)

Bring your small group to camp for a week of service projects and adventure! This is a great opportunity for your ELCA Youth Gathering group to build community in 2021 before the 2022 Gathering. The daily schedule is custom-built to fit your group; both on-site and off-site service projects and adventures are available. No youth group? No problem! Family and friend groups are welcome as well. Make your plans now; space is limited!

Entering Grades 9-12

Our oldest campers get to stay in the Sukkah Village. Out-Trips spend a few nights off property, sleeping under the stars. Basecamps go off property for some of their activities, but sleep at camp. No matter where they are, campers are immersed in daily worship, small group Bible study, and other faith based discussions and activities. Our campers who stay on-site have specialized activities for part of the day, in addition to normal camp fun such as lake and creek time, crafts, evening rec, worship, and campfire.

*Weeks marked with an asterisk may be combined with the Grades 7-9 campers

Adventure Camp  $530

*Week One/June 20-24, *Week Two/June 27-July 1, Week Five/July 18-22

In addition to all of the usual camp fun, Grades 9-12 Adventure Campers will go horseback riding OR rock climbing one day. Activities on other days will include a mix of canoeing, hiking, fishing, and/or archery. Adventure Camp will stay in the Sukkah Village for the week and may include a Cowboy Campout on-site one night. You can look forward to all of the usual fun of Summer Camp, plus more!

Rock Climbing is included in Week One

Horseback Riding TBD; we're still finalizing details with our local partner!

 

Culinary Camp  $450

*Week Five/July 18-22

Food is an exciting part of our culture, both here at camp and throughout the world. Come learn the basics of cooking, baking, and preparing food! Get ready to spend some time in our herb garden and learn how to incorporate fresh-picked ingredients into your meals. Plus, you’ll get the chance to serve others by preparing a special treat for the entire camp! 

Hammock Hangout  $450

Week Two/June 27-July 1, *Week Seven/August 1-5

Come hang with us! You will get to help create your own hammock village by the Sukkahs. Hammockers will get the chance to enjoy some of our exciting night activities as well, to include stargazing and night canoeing. The schedule allows for morning downtime, full of hammock parties, friendship bracelets and card games!

LIT! (Leaders In Training), for 16 & 17 year old campers, $500

Part One: Week Zero/June 13-17 or Week Three/July 4-8 |  Part Two: Weeks Four to Seven (Choose One)

Do you dream of serving on the Caroline Furnace staff or becoming a stronger leader in your community? Our LITs are challenged to grow in their faith and leadership, and are equipped with skills and tools to continue learning and growing after camp is over. LITs are chosen for their faith maturity, desire to become a better leader, and motivated personality. Learn more here.

Night Camp  $450

*Week Four/July 11-15, *Week Six/July 25-29

Stay up late, wake up late, eat breakfast late, then join camp for afternoon activities. You’ll have all of the same fun you’re used to, but in the dark! Expect night games, late night stargazing, night hikes, and night canoeing.  Parents: We begin and end with a normal schedule - nighttime fun peaks on Tuesday!

Shenandoah Canoe Camp  $530

Week Four/July 11-15

Prepare for a week of fun on the river! Camping/canoe gear provided. Depending on current restrictions, Shenandoah Canoe Camp will either be a multi-night out-trip OR a series of day trips - more details to come as we get closer to Summer 2021.

Questions? Call (540) 449-0012 or email julie@carolinefurnace.org

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