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Choosing Activities

Structured Choice

Our innovative Structured Choice program gives campers the opportunity to experience more than 35 different and exciting activities, while also being guided towards our core sports and waterfront activities.

Each weekday there are three 1-hour activity periods per morning and three 1-hour activity periods per afternoon. Campers in each age group have 2, 3 or 4 activity choices per hour. Structured Choice enables campers to pursue activities they are most passionate about, while also building friendships with children outside of their own bunk.

Two boys starting a hockey game

Our unit leaders in each age group are responsible for tracking the activities each camper chooses, and helping them achieve a balanced schedule.

A typical Structured Choice schedule looks like this (though every day of the summer is different!):

TimeActivity
1st Morning PeriodTennis, Movie Making, Gaga
2nd Morning Period Street Hockey, Archery & Basketball
3rd Morning PeriodSwim, Inflatables, Boating, Fishing
1st Afternoon Period Arts & Crafts, Ceramics, Rock Climbing
2nd Afternoon PeriodSoccer, Tennis, Volleyball
3rd Afternoon PeriodCLUBS
Girl with lifejacket on sitting on dock
Girl running during soccer

Clubs

This is our newest program innovation! Each Monday campers get to pick an activity they are passionate about and participate in it for 5 straight afternoons during the final activity period of the day. This allows campers more time to pursue their favorite activities, and allows for greater skill building.

Club activity options change each week. Examples:

TimeActivity TypeActivity
Week #1SportsBaseball, Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Archery and Rock Climbing

Week #2ArtsMovie Making, Rock Band, Arts & Crafts, Woodshop, Cooking and Theater

CLUB is also when travel sports teams have their practices, and when our Broadway-style theater productions have rehearsals

Boys drilling during woodworking

Weekends

On weekends we bring Kenwood and Evergreen together for fun and exciting special events. These include:

  • Goldrush
  • Sports Intercamps
  • Intramural Sports
  • Coed Mini Color War
  • Carnival
  • Hollowpallooza Music Festival
  • Coed Capture the Flag

Weekends are an opportunity for campers to build friendships with campers of both camps, and for siblings to spend quality time with one another.

Hollowpallooza Music Festival stage
Girls running for color war