Our activities are distinguished in three categories:
- Core Activities
- Elective Areas
- Evening Activities
Crafts: Express your creativity while learning new craft projects and constructing art.
Ropes Course / W.E. (Wilderness Exploration): Take a nature walk, tackle the ropes course and ride the zip line. There is a 40-foot climb wall for technical training as well as recreational fun. The ropes course boasts 25 lower, upper and group elements... and the giant swing is one crazy ride!
Alchemy: Geneva Glen’s own brand of creative environmental program that teaches young campers to value the natural world around them.
BBs (for Juniors and Middlers): Decorate your target and then hit the bullseye to win awards.
Pool: Play or sunbathe in camp’s coolest spot.
Rifles (for Seniors): Good shots can earn marksman certificates. Seniors can specialize in riflery and climb the award charts!
Archery: Be Robin Hood in our three beautifully wooded archery lanes.
Sports: Demonstrate your sportsmanship and team spirit in softball, ultimate frisbee, dodgeball, volleyball, tetherball, basketball, kickball, soccer, lacrosse and other fun competitive games.
Store: Hang out, play pool or ping-pong, eat snacks.
Drama: Demonstrate your thespian talents in a G.G. production.
- Digital Photography
- Alchemy - learning to use native plants for daily uses like shampoo, lip balm, tea, lotion!
- Leadership seminars known as "Think Tanks" challenge teens to address issues of today.
- Weight lifting
- Trail Maintenance
- "GG Columbine" - camp newspaper edition for every session
- "Teen Leadership" program gives teens experience in skills and running the activity areas.
- Airbands/Talent shows
- Casino night
- Marshmallow roasts
- Vespers services
- Famous authors
- Religions of the World
- Hunger Awareness
- Native American
- Chivalry / Honor / Courage
- Religious freedom experience
- Plays and musicals
- Counselor hunts
- Scavenger hunts
- "Jurassic Park"
- Kangaroo court
- "American Gladiators"
- Games of every imaginable type
- And special theme related events, such as Pow Wow (American Heritage); Pulling of the Sword, Coronation, Ladies Court & Induction (Knighthood); and an International Chautauqua -- a gathering of the nations(World Friendship).