Activity Skill Levels

Note: These activities are scheduled by skill level. If you would like see a comprehensive list of all activities offered at camp, click here.

01 11


Beginner: No experience

Intermediate: In good physical condition. Has climbed before, can tie harness, and is aware of belay commands.

Advanced: Knows figure 8 and square knots. Can use belay commands and climb 5.6.

02 11

Competitive Swimming

Beginner: N/A

Intermediate: Strong swimmer would like to start competition

Advanced: Swims with a club team and wants competitive workouts

03 11


Beginner: No experience

Intermediate: Formal instruction for at least one year.

Advanced: Formal instruction for at least two years and participated in a recital.

04 11


Beginner: No experience

Intermediate: Able to form and strum basic chords and chord progressions.

Advanced: Proficiency in playing all major and minor chords as well as bar chords. Able to strum with rhythm and knowledge of major and minor scales.

05 11


Beginner: No experience through front and back rolls

Intermediate: Cartwheels and basic bounces on trampoline

Advanced: Levels IV and up.

06 11


Beginner: No experience but can swim at least 100 yards

Intermediate: Some experience. Can perform a wet exit, T-rescue, and swim at least 100 yards.

Advanced: Has on-side roll, participated in river trips, must swim 300 yards.

Note: Kayaking begins for rising 4th grade and up.

07 11

Mountain Biking

Beginner: No experience

Intermediate: At least one summer of experience at camp or elsewhere. Able to bike uphill for 5 minutes without rest.

Advanced: Experience biking on trails. Must be able to bike uphill for 10 minutes without rest.

Note: Mountain Biking begins for rising 5th grade and up.

08 11


Beginner: No experience through unaided walk.

Intermediate: Unaided walk and posting trot.

Advanced: Walk, trot, canter, possibly started over fences.

09 11


Beginner: No experience through swim 10 yards acceptable stroke

Intermediate: Swim 25 yards through 100 yards; front dive from side

Advanced: Swim 300 yards

10 11


Beginner: No experience through inconsistent back board work

Intermediate: Consistent groundstrokes and some experience volleying, knows rules and how to score

Advanced: Can play the game, ready for lower level intramural or tournament play

11 11


Beginner: No experience

Intermediate: Familiar with the sport and basic techniques. Knows positions and how to bump, set and spike.

Advanced: Currently playing on a club or school team.