Cardinal Kids Camp (CKC) is an interactive day camp designed for children in kindergarten (must be at least five years old) through eighth grade. Children who participate are afforded many fun activities such as swimming, sports, games, and arts and crafts in a safe, supervised environment.

Important Dates and Information

Registration opens May 1, 2017.

Camp Dates

May 30-July 28

Cardinal Kids Camp is Monday through Friday. The camp will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 for Independence Day.

Parent Meeting

  • Date: Thursday, May 25
  • Time: 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Worthen Arena Lounge

There will be only one parent meeting this year. If you are unable to attend or have additional questions after reviewing the parent guide, please contact Katie Geter at 765-285-0837.

Affiliates and Non-Affiliates

Affiliates are individuals who have a current membership and will be verified in order to receive the affiliate rate. Those eligible for affiliate rates are students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, and others with current memberships. Non-Affiliates are those who do not have a current membership or do not have an affiliation with the university.

Rates

Full Day

  • Affiliate: $100 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $130 per week

Sibling

  • Affiliate: $85 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $115 per week

Adolescents in Action (AIA)

Grades 6-8

  • Affiliate: $115 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $150 per week

Half-Day

Morning or Afternoon

  • Affiliate: $65 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $95 per week

Three-Day

Any Three Days of the Week

  • Affiliate: $65 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $95 per week

Early Drop-Off

6:30 a.m.-7:15 a.m.

  • Affiliate: $15 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $20 per week

Late Pick-Up

4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

  • Affiliate: $15 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $20 per week

Payment Methods and Options

Pay via cash, check, or credit card.

If you wish to pay via payroll deduction or wellness voucher, please complete the forms below and select “cash” when you select a payment method during registration. The vouchers and/or payroll deduction form must be brought to the front office of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center to complete payment.

Schedule

We will welcome the students back to camp for the summer and get into the full swing of CKC Games and Fun.

Students will spend their time exploring our new camp location (the Student Recreation and Wellness Center) with activities such as the climbing wall, playing in the turf, and much more!

For week two, we will learn all about the different continents and cultures. Campers will learn about different languages and customs from across the world.

For week three, we will learn about various animals and nature. Campers will learn about animals within the ecosystems of Christy Woods and Minnetristra.

We will spend the week engaging in multiple water games and activities centered around the world's oceans for week four. Children should come prepared with water appropriate shoes, a towel, and clothes to change into.

Learning all about the roaring 20's, Groovy 60's, and hip 2000's, campers will truly get a blast from the past. Children are encouraged to dress in their favorite retro clothing for a decade party!

For week six, we will celebrate America’s birthday by recognizing our community heroes including the armed forces, police department, and fire departments.

We will spend the week engaging in multiple water games and activities centered around exploring small bodies of water for week seven. Campers will end with a Friday full of water obstacles and games. Children should come prepared with water appropriate shoes, a towel, and clothes to change into.

All week the campers will put together their talents to create a show that they will present to the parents on Friday.

This is our final week of camp, where campers will spend their time celebrating all the fun activities enjoyed over the nine weeks by signing shirts and making camp memorabilia.