Offers an exciting program, incorporating both on campus, and off campus activities. The program is modeled on the popular Adventure Education programs that are being featured more frequently in school curriculums across the country. Adventure Camp offers a one week session for Boys & Girls entering Grades 5-9. Adventure Camp aims to create a fun a positive small group experience that fosters leadership skills and encourages the campers to challenge themselves. The goal is to have the campers finish the program with a sense of accomplishment, self-confidence, and a stronger sense of themselves. Experienced Physical Education teachers direct and oversee the program with additional expertise offered from the on-site staff at the various trip locations. A limited enrollment will ensure plenty of active play and 'adventure' in this unique and rewarding program. The start of each session will feature initial ice-breaker activities and staff presentations as to the goals and expectations of the program. Campers will get to know each other and the staff, participate in cooperative games and discuss the themes for the program (Communication/Respect for Differences/Problem Solving). By promoting positive working relationships, the staff will encourage leadership roles and apply strategy while working on 'project adventure' style initiatives. Adventure Camp will be based at Farmingdale State College, with on-campus activities utilizing collegiate athletics facilities. Daily drop-off and pick-up will take place at Farmingdale State College, with off campus trips utilizing the FSCamps transportation provider. The program is Monday to Friday 9am-4pm. Summer 2019 Trip Locations Include: Rock Climbing @ The Gravity Vault; High Ropes Course & Zip Lines@ Long Island Adventure Park; Surfing with Skudin Surf @ Nickerson Beach; Ninja Warrior Training & Course(s) at Obstacle Athletics and Kayaking & SUP with JKKayak at Cold Spring Harbor State Park. Adventure Camp has a limited enrollment and has sold out at other locations so please register early to avoid disappointment. Campers must bring their own packed lunch in an insulated lunch bag to take on daily adventures. Registered Adventure Campers will be required to complete and submit FSCamps Camper Forms AND additional waivers for specific trip locations. Registered Adventure Campers will receive all paperwork and detailed itinerary prior to the start of the program. Call for more detailed information.
Farmingdale, New York; Town of Babylon, New York; Suffolk County, New York