Date July 15th - July 21st 2018
Grade Girls 6 - 9th
Session Fee $519
Grades entering Fall 2018
Two options for submitting payment.
Option One A check mailed to our office
Option Two Using your credit card
$150 required to confirm your registration.
A week of camp with no middle school boys around! Discoverers will have fun creating keepsake crafts and work as a team to overcome our low-ropes challenge course. They'll learn how to cook over an open camp fire and pick up some basic how-to skills for around the home making these girls a step above the rest.
Even though this week is packed with activities, there is always time to lay out at the beach or goof around on the floating water mats. Friendships made with campers and conversations with cabin counselors during this session will last a lifetime. There are interactive chapel sessions and cabin group discussions based on a teaching theme from the Bible. All teaching is designed to be applicable for campers from all walks of life and set them up for success.
All Phantom Ranch staff are screened then trained in our child protection policies as well as helping campers conquer homesickness.
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Sarah Klos, a former camper and summer staffer and currently attending NIU for grafic design. Sara has been helping run this session for 3 years with previous and She continually rethinks the session making it fresh every summer. Renee understands the excitements and fears of middle school girls and knows how to make their week at camp one they will never forget.
Your camp gear should include:
CABIN -- basic bedding for a twin size mattress (pillow, sheets/sleeping bag/blanket) and toiletries (soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, bath towel, hand towel).
WATERFRONT -- beach towel (different from bath towel), quick drying sandals (easy to identify among similar sandals), modest one piece swimsuit or tankini covering midriff/belly (no bikinis or monokinis please). Some girls like to wear a form of swimwear shots too, but this is not required.
AROUND CAMP -- clothes to get dirty in, running footwear, rain jacket, pants and close-toed footwear for horse ride and paintball, flashlight, BIBLE.
OPTIONAL -- camera, pen/pencil, personal paintball googles/pads, fishing gear - call/email for clarification on what to bring items.
Do Not Bring
Please do NOT BRING -- any type of music player, mobile phone, video game player, laptop, knives, personal paintball and airsoft guns, fireworks, sparklers, or any similar items. Please turn in all cash at check in to be entered into the camper's store account.
Phantom Ranch will not be held responsible for lose, theft, or damage to items brought to camp. Phantom Ranch staff will collect and secure the above items and return them at the end of the week. For clarification on our do not bring list and policy please call/email.
Typical Daily Schedule
7:00 Wake Up and Cleaning for Inspection
8:05 Flag Raising
9:00 Cabin Discussions
9:30 Skill Builders, Group Activities, Games
1:00 In Cabins
2:00 Deluxe Crafts
3:00 Camper Choice
Waterfront, Paintball, Horses available
5:20 Flag Lowering
6:30 Group Activity, Games
9:30 Night Activity + Fruit Snack
10:15 In Cabin
11:00 Lights Out
Note: This schedule is subject to change.