Activities include climbing wall, archery, riflery, pottery, canoeing, nature, sports, drama, music, outdoor education, and so much more!
Mini Camp (Grades 1-4) Cost: $250
Mini Camp 1: July 5-8
Mini Camp 2: August 9-12
Traditional Camp (Grades 1-12) Cost: $480
Wet & Wild: (June 25-July 1) : Join us this week as we embrace water and all of the activities that come with it, including water balloons, slip-and-slides, swimming, canoeing, and much more!
Summer Camp Mash-Up: (July 9-15) : Search & rescue, astronomy in canoes, musical theater, nature art, and much more! This week we mash-up all of our favorite Hantesa crafts for a week of new, once in a lifetime experiences and activities!
*Optional Saturday Overnight
Summer Camp Cup: (July 16-22): This week we pit cabin against cabin as our two all-camp teams compete for the Hantesa Summer Camp Cup! Compete in all camp games, cleanest cabin, cook-offs, arts and crafts, and more, all for glory points, and prizes!
*Optional Saturday Overnight
WOHA Week: (July 23-29) : We welcome you to Hantesa, we're mighty glad you're here! WoHa week features long-time Hantesa traditions, some dating back to our founding in 1919. Learn camp stories, sing traditional camp songs, and participate in all of the things that make Hantesa special! Come learn about our traditions and make memories (and new traditions) of your own!
Herman's Ranch (Grades 4-12) Cost: $550
Week 1: June 25-July 1
Week 2: July 9-15
Week 3: July 16-22
Week 4: July 23-29
Outpost Trips (Grades 7-12)
July 30-August 5
Teen Leadership (Grades 9-12)
Leadership Challenge/Buckaroo: During this two- week overnight program, campers begin to define themselves as leaders at camp and in life. Activities include team challenges, studying mentoring styles, developing citizenship through service learning, and interacting as role models with younger campers. Buckaroos spend half their time at Herman's ranch and the barn, developing their teaching abilities and horse knowledge, as well as increasing their own riding skills.
June 18-July 1
Outdoor Living Skills Academy: OLSA is an intensive two-week program where participants will live, sleep, and eat in the outdoors! During the first week, campers will learn from our staff all they need to know for outdoor living through lessons geared to enhance leadership and outdoor living skills. During the second week, campers will take a week-long trip to Minnesota to learn the basics of rock climbing, and practice all of their new camping skills in the field! *Optional Saturday Overnight
June 4-June 17
Apprentice/Wrangler: The Apprentice and Wrangler program at Camp Hantesa is a service-oriented, four-week program that readies high school students for leadership roles both in and outside of camp. Every Apprenticeship includes a week-long outpost trip, this year backpacking in Shawnee National Forest, and a week-long, live-in experience. The remaining weeks focus on developing leadership, communication, and program delivery skills by observing and assisting our seasonal staff and through formal lessons and activities.
Big Kyds Camp (Ages 21+)
Program Description: Hantesa Alumni are invited to join us at camp this week to 'keep young dreams' and experience all that Hantesa has to offer! Lounge in the pool, cook-out over a fire, sing songs, visit with old friends, and enjoy a week away from it all, here at camp!
WOHA Week: July 23-29
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