2020 Summer Programs
We are excited to announce Geneva Glen's alternative programming for the 2020 summer!
We look forward to engaging with the Camp Family in new ways and hope you will enjoy reconnecting with camp in the coming months.
Click on a program to learn more.
Summer Program Calendar
Hiking at Camp
GG has some great trails and the weather is been ideal for getting outdoors!
- Contact Maddie at firstname.lastname@example.org to get a reservation for the time you want to hike. We will have to have limited numbers so a reservation is required.
- Hiking will only be permitted during certain times when our staff are present. We will be closing the property each day at 5:00 so we will not be permitting anyone to hike past 5:00 each day. Our gates will be closed so you will need to follow the instructions on the gate to gain access.
- Kids may not hike without parents. We don’t allow that to happen during camp, and we can’t allow that now.
- You will need to have a trail pass to hike. All minors must also have a trail pass signed by parent or guardian. The trail pass can be found at www.genevaglen.org/trailpass
- Download our Trail Map Here
Geneva Glen is home to many trails, animals, and plant life, if you and your family are interested in having a knowledgeable GG staff member take you on a hike through the GG hills to show you trails and wildlife, please contact Maddie at email@example.com. The cost of this amenity is $35 for two and a half hours.
Rent a cabin and experience the magic of the Glen together as a family. Join us for a weekend of camp activities, songs, and good ole camp fun. Check into your private cabin Saturday morning and spend Saturday and Sunday doing camp activities such as rifles/BBs, archery, ropes, arts and crafts, camp exploration, sports, horse rides in the corral, and alchemy. Saturday evening will end with a council fire under green trees and stars in the council ring. Spend Sunday morning doing more camp activities with your loved ones before checking out in the early afternoon. The perfect weekend get-away for any camp loving family.
2020 Family Weekend Dates:
Saturday, July 18 - Sunday, July 19 (FULL)
Saturday, July 25 - Sunday, July 26 (FULL)
Saturday, August 15 - Sunday, August 16
Saturday, August 29 - Sunday, August 30
Saturday, September 5 - Sunday, September 6
Saturday, September 12 - Sunday, September 13
Check-In: 10:30 a.m. Saturday ; Check-Out: 12:00 p.m. Sunday
Lunch on Saturday
Dinner on Saturday
Breakfast on Sunday
Council Fire smores
Family Weekend Pricing:
$250 for cabin rental, activities, council fire (with smores) and meals for 4 or less people
+$30 for every additional person
"$30 per family to come to Saturday night council fire - this applies only to families that just want to come to the council fire and are not enrolled in the family weekend (contact firstname.lastname@example.org)
This summer Geneva Glen would like to invite the camp family to join us from your homes for a biweekly Sunday Vespers video offered during the same times we would normally be having Vespers. In hopes of bringing a little bit of the GG Spirit to you all, camp will be posting videos on YouTube and our social media pages created by current and former staff members.
We are thrilled to be sharing stories, messages, announcements, gags, and songs to our entire GG family. We hope you can join us and enjoy this small, yet vital, camp tradition.
The dates for our online summer series of Vespers services are June 21st, July 5th, July 19th, and August 2nd.
If you have any questions or would like to participate in a Sunday Vespers please contact Jake Kay at email@example.com - the more the merrier!
Come spend a night or two under the stars in one of our Geneva Glen family campsites. Get out of the house and fill your days with hiking, sunshine, and exploring the Rocky Mountains with green trees around you and blue skies above. End the day with a campfire and smores in your private campground with your loved ones.
- Who: For families belonging to the same household. Sorry, but no friend groups or mixed households are permitted.
- What: Primitive camping- tents and sleep outs.
- Where: Ropes and Vespers Hill have each been converted into private campgrounds to host you and your family.
- What’s Included: Each campsite will have its own outhouse, fire pit (including firewood and grate grill), picnic table, and space to explore the world of nature around you.
- When: Beginning on June 22, 2020. One-two nights, two night maximum. Check in: 3 p.m. Check out: 11 a.m. the next day.
- What You Should Bring: Bring all the camping equipment and supplies (including water and food) you’ll need to camp out, Geneva Glen cannot provide supplies or equipment. Campsites will have drive up availability so you can have your supplies right at your campsite. R.V.’s are not permitted due to lack of hookups, limited overhead clearance, and bumpy road access. Small campers will be permitted at the Ropes campsite only.
- Price: $40 for one night or $75 for two nights.
Click here for more information and frequently asked questions
Questions? Email Maddie Diederichs at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are eager to invite our entire GG community up to the hills and help us keep these hills in pristine shape. Every Wednesday we will have a Volunteer Day that will include tasks like cleaning, trail maintenance, yard work, painting, shoveling, and other various tasks to help Geneva Glen look more beautiful than ever.
Our first Volunteer Day will be Wednesday, July 1st beginning at 9 am and lasting until 4 pm or as long as you are willing to work. If you are interested in helping out please use the sign-up link below. We ask that you bring your own mask and lunch.
Other Volunteer Days in July are 7/2, 7/3, 7/8, 7/22, and 7/29. We are allowing a total of 50 persons each day and are very hopeful that we get to see a lot of our GG Family’s faces.
Questions? Email Jake Kay at email@example.com
Bring Your Horse to Camp
With miles of beautiful trails on the 600 acres of Geneva Glen, we have a unique opportunity to allow for riders to bring their horses to camp and experience our back country!
Riders arrive at GG between 9:00 and 10:00 in the morning, park, saddle up, and head off on our trail to the Outlook. Once there, lunch will be provided for the riders, water for the horses, and views for all! Riders can then mosey on back down to the barn by 2:00, pack up and be down the hill before the traffic hits. Sorry, if you can’t bring your horse, we will not be able to provide horses for you to ride this year.
Our first riding date will be Wednesday, July 22
For more information email Reid McKnight at firstname.lastname@example.org
We estimate that 300+ marriages started with introductions here at GG! Over the years many of us have been married in the Chapel, Council Ring or other areas around camp. Geneva Glen has many beautiful locations to host a wedding and a reception, and we will now start opening up these locations for couples to host their weddings and receptions! Locations include the Chapel, Council Ring, Meadow, Bear’s Corner, the new Barn, Shrine, Lodge, Marathon and any other special locations you have dreamed about. We have options for caterers, and are ready to shuttle individuals needing help getting around.
If you are interested in having your wedding or other special event here at Geneva Glen, please contact Jennifer for pricing and more information at email@example.com
Last Year Camper Retreat
If this summer was going to be your last summer as a camper, then you will be happy to know we are planning a day just for you.
Friday, August 14th 5:30-8:30 we will host a BBQ just for these campers (an email will be sent to these campers only)
We will sing grace, and enjoy one of "Steve's!"" Meadow BBQ dinners. Followed by some options for activities, ending with one of our candlelight circles in the meadow. It's a great chance to come up and see camp, and visit with your GG friends.
Spirit of America & Geneva Glen Peace Prize Awards
Since its founding, Geneva Glen Camp has worked to provide a setting that emphasizes the development of sound values and growth of character. Each summer, GG honors it’s campers and staff by recognizing them with the Geneva Glen Peace Prize and Spirit of America Awards.
While we are saddened to not be able to personally see the growth of our campers at camp this summer, it is our hope to carry on the tradition of recognizing these awards in our camper community. The teaching of and sharing of the values of mutual respect, honesty and acceptance of others are essential to future leaders in the world. Pursuing these values teaches individual responsibility, understanding of cultural differences, courage to live at one’s best and care for one’s environment.
As we are unable to facilitate the awards at camp this summer, our wish is that GG's campers and staff members will share their time, talents, compassion and commitment to the world outside of Geneva Glen's gates in meaningful ways. Throughout the summer we hope to highlight the work being done by our campers on social media and other camp communications like the Sunday Vespers Programs to serve as inspiration for others. Campers and their families will have the opportunity to nominate honorees for recognition for the two awards at the end of the summer. Recognition of nominees will be made by camp staff during a final ceremony in August.
2020 Summer Program Calendar
Select a program offering to see details and links to sign-up.