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Camp Jelich offers a broad range of activities to encourage each child's sense of self.  There are no set schedules, just a lot of freedom to "be."  Here is a sampling of the potential activities.  However, it is the unique personality of each group that actually determines what happens at Jelich Ranch over the course of one week.



  • Making Home-made Ice Cream
  • Taste Testing
  • Exploring
  • Gator Rides
  • Gardening
  • Secret Water Tower Club
  • Oral Storytelling
  • Tree Climbing
  • Hose Down
  • Skits
  • Tadpole fishing
  • Gathering and eating berries
  • Harvesting and eating apricots & plums

Art Projects

  • Sign Painting
  • Friendship Bracelets
  • Knitting
  • Rock Painting
  • Nature Mosaics
  • Camp T-shirts
  • Bone Art
  • Drawing
  • Spirit Chimes
  • Knitting Nobbies
  • Feather art
  • Dirt and Stick Art
  • Berry Juice Painting


  • Treasure hunt     
  • Bobbing for apples
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Name games
  • Jacks
  • Marbles 
  • Tug of War
  • Capture the Flag
  • Jump Rope
  • Wiffle and Kick ball
  • Sand Lot Soccer
  • Flag Football
  • Any Old-Fashioned Game

Spontaneous Visitors

  • Coyote
  • Deer
  • Hawks
  • Herons
  • Bob Cats
  • Turkey Vultures
  • Blue Birds and Black Birds
  • Barn Owls
  • Snakes
  • Louie the Barn Cat
  • Quail
  • Wild Turkey
  • Cotton Tail Rabbits

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Girls Camp Photo 1
Girls Camp Photo 12 Girls Camp Photo 6
Girls Camp Photo 2 Girls Camp Photo 7
Girls Camp Photo 3 Girls Camp Photo 8
Girls Camp Photo 4 Girls Camp Photo 10
Girls Camp Photo 5 Girls Camp Photo 11

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Boys Camp Photo 2 Boys Camp Photo 1 Boys Camp Photo 6
Boys Camp Photo 3 Boys Camp Photo 7
Boys Camp Photo 4 Boys Camp Photo 8
Boys Camp Photo 5 Boys Camp Photo 9

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