HEMLOCK ADVENTURE

Introductory Day Camp for 2nd - 3rd Graders

sample itinerary

Each Monday will include team building at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park. The itinerary for Tuesday through Friday will vary each week. The itinerary below is an example only, and the order of the activities will vary. You will receive a detailed itinerary via email the week before your camp session.

Day 1

Challenge Course at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park, Clifton, VA

Campers will get to know each other and begin learning to work as a team while participating in a series of interactive initiative games, challenge course elements, and will get the chance to experience our Flying Squirrel high ropes element.

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Day 2

Environmental Education at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park, Clifton, VA

Campers will learn about the local ecology, wildlife, flora and fauna. With some luck and persistence, we will be able to find some neat little critters to talk about. At the end of day, we will have an activity to tie it all back together.

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Day 3

Outdoor Living Skills at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park, Clifton, VA 

Campers will learn about wilderness skills such as natural shelter building, map and compass skills, and fire building. Activities vary on a daily basis depending on the group and various weather conditions.

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Day 4

Tree Climbing and Hiking at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park, Clifton, VA

Campers will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge of local ecology and then get up close and personal with some of our biggest trees on site.

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Day 5

River Tubing and Scavenger Hunt at Hemlock Overlook Regional Park, Clifton, VA

Campers will spend the first part of their day tubing down Bull Run and the second half of their day putting their newly found skills to the test with a scavenger hunt.

Hemlock Adventure

$455 per week
  • Rising 2nd-3rd Graders
  • Challenge Course with Flying Squirrel
  • Environmental Education
  • High Ropes, Bouldering Wall, & Hiking
  • River Tubing & Field Games
  • Outdoor Living Skills

Find the week that fits your schedule!

Classic Adventure Day Camp Adventure Links at Hemlock Overlook

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pack list

To make sure campers come to Adventure Links prepared, we've generated pack lists for our Hemlock Adventure Day Camp. 

Please Note: You will receive an EXACT itinerary via e-mail once you've completed your pre-camp paperwork. This will explain what the activity is for each day and what to pack. Mondays of ALL camps will begin with our Team Development Course.

 

Daily Pack Items (Monday-Friday)

  • Daypack/Small backpack
  • Close toed shoes such as tennis shoes or hiking boots
  • No flip-flops, sandals, or crocs
  • Lunch
  • 32 oz. re-usable water bottle/Nalgene
  • Bug Spray
  • Sunscreen (at least 30 SPF)
  • Rain Gear or Poncho
  • One pair of water shoes or old sneakers that can get wet, or fixed heel/closed toe sandals (no strapless sandals, crocs, or flip-flops)
  • Swimsuit
Classic Adventure Day Camp Adventure Links at Hemlock Overlook

Lunch Considerations

  • Please pack lunch in a 1 gallon sized zip-lock bag
  • Ensure that the camper's name is written on the bag in permanent marker

Please Note: All camper lunches are stored in a large dry bag that instructors carry with them in a boat. For this reason, large cooler box and college bag lunches are not ideal for packing as there is not space for them in our dry bags.

Please Do NOT Bring

  • Cell Phones
  • iPods
  • Electronics
  • Knives
  • Jewelry
  • Expensive Personal Belongings

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have more questions? Email your question summer@adventurelinks.net and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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