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A Typical Day at Children's Camp
    7:00 a.m.   Wake up bell!
    7:30 a.m.   Exercises
    8:00 a.m.   Meditation (quiet time)
    8:15 a.m.   Breakfast
    9:00 a.m.   Dream Groups and KP*
    9:45 a.m.   Morning Gathering: Songs and Inspirationals
    10:15 am   Morning Activities (may include):
Typical  morning
  • candle making
  • macramé
  • volleyball
  • singing
  • ultimate Frisbee
  • discussion groups
  • garden and nature activities
  • pottery
  • masks
  • soccer
  • games
  • hikes
  • improvisation
  • book-making
    12 noon   Meditation
    12:30 p.m.   Lunch
    1:15 p.m.   Period and KP*
    2:15 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.   Afternoon Gathering: Songs and Inspirationals
    2:45 p.m.   Afternoon Activities (your choice of 6-8 activities may include):
Typical afternoon
  • swimming
  • crafts
  • volleyball
  • games
  • special events**
  • hiking
  • dance
  • garden and nature activities
  • plays
  • tie-dye
    6:15 p.m.   Dinner
    7:00 p.m.   Evening Game and KP*
  • ultimate Frisbee
  • volleyball
  • soccer
  • new games
    8:00 p.m.   Evening Activity:
Typical evening
  • square dance
  • skits
  • overnight
  • talent show
  • campfire
  • staff hunt

* Joining with others in kitchen and camp cleanup
** Special events may include field trips, carnival day, cookouts, and overnight hikes

"The only thing I honestly disliked at Camp was having to leave. I liked the nature, the atmosphere, moments I had to myself in the Meditation Grove, and all the moments I had with friends, surrounded by people I've come to care about immensely. And always, the hugs."
-Children's camper, age 16

A.R.E. Camp Rural Retreat Virginia