Activities

We offer 29 different activities!
The best part is you get to choose which ones you will do!

REGISTRATION IS NOT YET OPEN FOR 2018

 

Drama, Circus and Horsemanship School Campers, choose one additional activity! You’ll be spending lots of time in your Specialty.

Activities are assigned on a first come – first served basis, so register early and make your selections soon! Activity selections are not guaranteed. No activities require an additional fee. Swimming lessons are encouraged for non-swimmers.

Please note that some activities are limited to certain age groups.

  • Warriors and Squaws: 12-15 year old campers
  • Scouts and Maidens: 10-11 year old campers
  • Braves and Papooses: 7-9 year old campers 

 


AIR RIFLERY

Learn how to handle air rifles safely as you develop your skills on the CSC air riflery range. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. Available to 10-15 year old campers only.

ARCHERY

Learn proper shooting techniques and how to safely and properly handle archery equipment. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. Available to campers of all ages.

BASEBALL

The CSC baseball diamond offers fans and players of America’s favorite pastime the chance to improve their skills and have fun. We even have a batting cage and a pitching machine to help you improve your swing! Play Ball! Available to campers of all ages.

BASKETBALL

Improve your shooting and ball handling techniques through drills and practice. Have fun scrimmaging against your friends and Chiefs. Available to campers of all ages.

CANOEING

Learn basic strokes and canoeing techniques on the CSC lake. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. Available to 10-15 year old campers only. 

CHESS

Practice your skills and get some tips that will help you become a great chess competitor. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. Available to campers of all ages.

CIRCUS – HIGH TRAPEZE

Under the guidance of trained circus instructors, you will learn the art of flying the high trapeze and other circus acts. A fun, once in a lifetime experience. Available to campers of all ages.

CRAFTS

Campers can get creative in the well-stocked Craft Shop, where you can make anything from bead jewelry and t-shirts to scratch art and paper mache’. Available to campers of all ages.

DANCE

Learn technical skills and help choreograph your own dance moves along with other campers in your group. Available to campers of all ages.

DESSERT MAKING

Wanna learn how to make yummy desserts that everyone will love? This is the class for you. Our cooks will teach you how to make a variety of tasty treats that you will prepare! You will also be able to take those recipes home so that you can prepare desserts for your family after camp! Available to 12-15 year old campers only.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY / VIDEO

Get tips on how to shoot and edit great photos. Learn the process of digital movie making from shooting raw footage to developing a plot to editing the final cut. Our video staff will help you produce a short video that you’ll be proud of! All equipment provided. Available to 12-15 year old campers only. 

DRAMA

Whether you are an advanced thespian or you don’t know stage right from stage left, you’ll enjoy drama class at CSC. Improve your skills as you work with other campers and Chiefs to create your own mini-production. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. Available to campers of all ages.

FIRST AID

Learn the basics of First Aid and what to do in case of an emergency. A fun activity full of useful information. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. Available to campers of all ages.

GUITAR

Learn to play guitar at Camp Sandy Cove. No experience is necessary! Learn chords, strumming patterns and even a few camp songs! We even supply the guitars! Available to 10-15 year old campers only.

GYMNASTICS

We focus on tumbling and floor performance in the CSC Gymnastics class. Perfect for beginner level gymnasts or anyone who wants to give this fun activity a try. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. Available to campers of all ages.

HORSEBACK RIDING

Our instructors will help you learn new skills and gain confidence with our camp horses. Beginners will focus on Western riding skills. English riding is available for intermediate riders. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement.

IN-LINE SKATING

In-line skating instruction at our very own skate park, complete with ramps, rails and a 6 foot half pipe. Campers must provide their own skates; safety apparel is provided for you. Available to campers of all ages.**

MOUNTAINBOARDING

Zoom down Camp Sandy Cove’s hills on a giant skateboard made for grass and mud! All equipment provided. Available to 10-15 year old campers only. 

NATURE EXPLORATION

Explore the natural environment of wild and wonderful West Virginia. Learn about plants, animals, fish, gardens, and more! Available to 7-11 year old campers only.

OUTDOOR COOKING

Make some tasty treats as you learn how to cook over an open fire. Available to campers of all ages.

OUTDOOR LIVING

Learn how to build a fire, find and build shelter, and get tips for surviving in the wilderness. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. This is a fun and useful class for campers of all ages.

POTTERY

Do you love working with clay? If so, this activity is for you! Learn techniques to work with clay and produce something awesome that you can take home with you at the end of the week! Available to campers of all ages.

SELF-DEFENSE

Learn self-defense maneuvers based on the ancient art of Kung-fu. Taught by black belt instructor and CSC Director, Chief Tim Nielsen. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. Available to 12-15 year old campers only.

SKATEBOARDING

Skateboarding instruction at our very own skate park, complete with ramps, rails and a 6 foot half pipe. You may bring your own skateboard and safety equipment or use boards and equipment provided by Camp Sandy Cove. Available to campers of all ages.**

SOCCER

Improve your soccer skills and ball handling techniques through drills and practice. Have fun scrimmaging against your friends and Chiefs. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. Available to campers of all ages.

SPORTS

Time to have some fun! Enjoy a mix of your favorite sports, some crazy variations on the ones you love, and some you’ve never even heard of! Available to campers of all ages.

SWIMMING INSTRUCTION

American Red Cross based swim lessons. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. Encouraged for all non-swimmers. 

TENNIS

Our tennis courts and qualified instructors make Tennis an enjoyable activity choice for campers of all skill levels. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. Available to campers of all ages.

VOLLEYBALL

Hit the beach and learn the ins and outs of volleyball on our outdoor sand court. Earn awards based on three levels of achievement. Available to campers of all ages.



*Campers participating in horseback riding lessons are required to wear long pants and hard-soled shoes/boots with a heel.

**Campers participating in skateboarding or in-line skating may bring their own safety equipment, or utilize equipment provided by Camp Sandy Cove. Camp Sandy Cove will provide skateboards, but (due to the variety of sizes needed) in-line skaters will need to bring their own skates.

 

Still Learning

“I like that we can do fun things while still learning about Jesus.” 
Claire, Sterling, VA

Best Ever

“Camp Sandy Cove is the best camp ever!!! It's really fun.” 
Liya, Silver Spring, MD

Come Back Every Year

“I love it. I come back every year, and learn a lot about activites and Christianity!” 
Tiara, Potomac, MD