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Camp Dates 2019

Overnight campers should register between 2:00 and 4:00 pm on Sunday. Overnight campers must be picked up by 6:00 pm.  Overnight camper parents are encouraged to attend the Friday afternoon closing ceremony, beginning at 5:00 pm. Overnight campers must be signed out from their cabin following that closing ceremony. 

Day Campers register between 8:00 and 9:00  am on Monday and then check-in at 8:30am Tuesday-Friday. Day Campers need to be picked up by 4:30pm daily.  


Camp Dates:

Week 1 -June 30 - July 5, Sunday-Friday - Carnival Week; DAYCAMP: July 1 - July 5  

Grab some popcorn and buckle up for a fun week.  It will be camp business during the day and festive games at night.  Dig for treasure, get your face painted, make a mask, get your hair done, visit the photo booth, play games, and much more. Come camp with us and get your summer off on the right foot.

Week 2 - July 7 - July 12, Sunday-Friday - Jungle Week;  DAYCAMP: July 8 - July 12  

Pack the bare necessities and head to Shankitunk to forget about your worries and your strife!  Join us for a game of safari, rainsticks, drum circles, monkey tag, giraffe skin science, jungle slime, and more.  Don’t forget to pack your sense of adventure! 

Week 3 - July 14 - July 19, Sunday-Friday - Wonka Week; DAYCAMP: July 15 - July 19;

 This is going to be a scrumdiddlyumptious week! Have some frobscottle, enjoy a daily quote, make your own dream jar, and more. Bring your favorite Dahl story to share during cabin time.  Don’t know any? No worries, we’ll fix that for you!

Week 4 - July 21 - July 26, Sunday-Friday - Wet & Wild Week; DAYCAMP: July 22 - July 26

Splish Splash! Pack your bathing suits. We are hoping for nice weather and will play games such as Polo, T-Shirt races, wet line, and sprinklers.  Don’t forget to try the Polar Bear challenge! If weather doesn’t cooperate, our wet and wild might be more like puddle jumping and singing in the rain.  We invite you to join us either way.  

Week 5 - July 28- August 2, Sunday-Friday - Luau Week; DAYCAMP: July 29 - August 2

Aloha! Join us for a Hawaiian luau at camp this week. We’ll be making sand art, coconut bowling, learning expressions, enjoying the sandy beaches of the volleyball court, and hula dance the week away.  Don’t forget to pack a Hawaiian print shirt, colorful lei, or a hula skirt if you have one.


PLEASE NOTE: All five weeks of camp are co-educational. Campers are not allowed to stay over the weekends.  The camping experience for children from week to week at Camp Shankitunk is very similair.  The weekly themes are more of a fun way to mix things up over the summer for campers attending multiple weeks and for the staff, but they don't significantly impact the Shankitunk experience.  Happy camping!