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Camp Shady Brook September 22-23, 2014
Purpose This field trip ties in with character education and helps students learn the value of working as a team all while building their confidence through the planned activities. Shady Brook is an overnight activity September 22-23, We will need lots of volunteers to act as chaperones!
Cost $57.00 for students $30.00 for all chaperones, Includes a basic meal plan for breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided by the staff at Shady Brook. This price does not include the bus fare, that price will be determined at a later date once we have the final number for the students and parents who will be participating. payment options: #1 – you can pay full price before May 12, OR #2 – you can pay half now $28.50 for student before May 12, 2014 $15.00 for chaperone before May 12, 2014 other half in August when we return from summer break (due date TBD).
Entrance to Shady Brook YMCA Camp Shady Brook is located 70 minutes northwest of Colorado Springs and 90 minutes southwest of Denver at 8716 South Y Camp Rd, Deckers CO
Lodging All cabins are cozy bunkhouse style with bunk beds 4 lodges with adjoining restroom/shower facilities and covered deck 12 rustic cabins; 6-14 beds Participants provide their own bedding.
Camp Fire and Songs/Stories and S’mores! Camp Shady Brook has a variety of location options where their staff will perform a fun interactive program ending with s’mores!
Archery A camp favorite, archery builds self- confidence as students learn technique and safety procedures while aiming for a bulls eye at our target sports range.
Climbing Wall Students will learn the basics of climbing on the 30 foot rock wall. Instructors belay students one at a time in the challenging activity.
Nibble-T-Bibble (a variation of simon says)
Kid Testimonials Shady Brook is fun and full of games and songs. – David N. I loved Shady Brook it was very fun, it had all sorts of fun activities. It was amazing! – Brian L. It was fun when we got to swing on the rope. – Sandy B. Shady Brook was very fun, we got to do all kinds of fun and exotic activities. I had a very nice time. – Kelly T.
Chaperone Testimonials Shady Brook staff was were awesome hosts for the Imagine 4th graders, we all had a blast. Their staff went above and beyond. The children were engaged, challenged and all had lots of fun stories to tell back at school. - Mrs. L. The staff was very organized and kept the students entertained. I want to take my family. - Mr. W. It is worth the drive! Mrs. B. What an unknown treasure in the mountains. Mr. H. Kids loved the group initiatives, especially the ropes. Mrs. N A great experience! Mr. N
Chaperones Need to have 2 for every 20 kids Expectations for Chaperones Always have two adults when children are present Always stay with your group of children Know who the kids are in your group (names and total number)
Expectations for Kids Students are representatives of the Imagine community. Appropriate behavior at all times Language Buddy system Respect each other, chaperones, and camp staff Use common sense HAVE FUN!!
What to Bring Sleeping Bag Pillow Jacket Rain Coat Long Pants/Sweats Shorts (if weather appropriate) T-Shirts Undergarments Pajamas Socks and Shoes (like tennis shoes or hiking boots) Flashlight Water Bottle Comb/brush Toothbrush and Toothpaste Sunscreen (SPF 15 min.) Hat with visor Mosquito repellent (non- aerosol) Rash Guard/Moisture-wicked T-s Insect repellent must be in the form of lotion, wipes, or non-aerosol bottles. Aerosol cans become a safety hazard around other children and around the campfire.
What NOT to Bring Electronic Games Electronic Music Players Curling Irons Hair Dryers Aerosol Hairspray