Programs & Activities
Life at Awosting is informal and friendly. What else would you expect from a family which has been raised at summer camp? Campers stay in cabins with boys their own age. Two counselors live in each cabin with the campers. All of our cabins are wood sided, carpeted and have toilets and sinks. Campers shower in one of the central and private shower houses.
Over thirty activity areas are spread out on the nearly 20 acre campus and campers will try everything. This includes swimming, canoeing, sailing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, and riding go-karts. We also have a climbing tower and zip line, martial arts, fencing, photography, video production, ceramics, drama and a woodshop where you can make just about anything. And don’t forget about basketball, baseball, soccer volleyball, football, lacrosse, rugby, cricket and track & field.
Meals are kid-friendly and nutritious. We eat family style in Awosting’s spacious dining hall. Counselors dine with and supervise the campers at each meal. In addition, we have special theme buffet dinners throughout the summer, many with our sister camp, Chinqueka.
While this program varies from day to day, the following is a general schedule of a typical day:
|8:45||Squads (Good Earth Teams)|
|9:30||First Morning Activity Period (one morning activity is always a swimming or boating lesson)|
|10:20||Second Morning Activity Period|
|11:10||Third Morning Activity Period|
|12:00||Free Time (write a letter home or play in a ping-pong tournament)|
|1:15||Elective Signups (campers pick any two activities for the afternoon)|
|2:45||First Afternoon Elective Activity Period|
|4:00||Second Afternoon Elective Activity Period|
|7:00||Evening Program (capture the flag, socials, campfires and more)|
|8:30||Campers report to cabins|
|9:00||Taps & Lights out|
The upper cabins are permitted “late privileges” on certain nights, determined by the day’s activities and the discretion of the cabin counselor.
Tutoring in any elementary or high school subject is available at standard professional rates, and may be arranged upon request. In addition, tutoring in ESL (English as a Second Language) is available for our many international campers.