Counselor Class Ideas
Sidekicks 2020 Classes
- Junior Hiking – Kegan R.
12 years and under (or by ability), strolling/less intense hiking class.
13 years and up, more challenging hikes up and around the mountain.
Series of clues leading campers around camp to find specific items.
We have a grill and fire pit available. Teach the campers how to prepare and cook certain items in an outdoor setting.
Teaching the use of compass, map and directionality.
Teaching proper usage and safety skills of belaying and rappelling.
Putting corn and other yummy objects on hooks and re-catching the same 27 fish since ’92 and the occasional crawdad. We utilize both the creek and pond.
- Make up your own games
We have equipment required for the listed sports, minus gloves for softball/baseball. Plus any of these games can be played the “regular” way or made in to goofy silly games.
Sports Court Games
- Dodge ball
We have equipment requited for the listed sports, but only one of these classes per period due to the lack of space on our court
Teaching the kids survival tactics.
Teaches the kids to shoot arrows safely, with progressively challenging activities throughout the week.
Water Bottle Rockets
Use of generator to launch creatively decorated 1 or 2 liter bottles up into the air! Night launches are fun with glow sticks placed in rockets.
Hard less flimsy disks thrown at awkwardly shaped metal “thing”/holes. Score is kept the same as it is in golf.
Low Ropes Course
Obstacles set up as a course and the kids have to get around it with boundaries, with such as you cannot touch the ground or tables or be able to see.
Camp owns a few sets, an outdoor game of strategy especially when camps terrain is a big part of the game.
We have ping pong balls, racquets, tables and nets, enough said.
Can include outdoor cooking, how to build a shelter, how to read a compass, etc.
We have lots of them to do double dutch, teach the kids tricks, plus it’s an awesome work out.
Can include bug collecting, rock collecting, making walking sticks, and or pressed flowers.