Come spend a week the NEW SURVIVOR VILLAGE! New Adirondacks style cabins, new tribal council, new challenges! Ultimate Survivor is back for its 11th year, and it is better than ever. Challenge yourself to a rustic week in the outdoors competing in tribes with and against your friends. Living quarters will be rustic and challenges will be difficult, but the opportunities to build character and meet new friends will be endless. At the end of each session, campers elect Ker...
Spend a week in the NEW SURVIVOR VILLAGE! New Adirondacks style cabins, new tribal council, and new challenges! The challenges will be more difficult, the living quarters still rustic, and the demand for teamwork will be even greater! Teens will compete in extreme challenges as a tribe to earn character points and possibly a chance to win exciting rewards. Develop teamwork skills and to make new friends during this extreme week, and the winner receives a free week of camp in 2...
Girls Only! Come and experience a great adventure! We’ll live in rustic cabins; enjoy camp’s adventurous activities like low ropes, climbing, hiking, zip lining, tower climbing, and more! We’ll focus on building leadership skills, challenging fears, building self esteem, and making friends. We’ll finish the week with an overnight camping trip to a local state park.
Boys Only! This is a great opportunity for boys to experience all of Camp Kern’s exciting activities including the Double Zipline, Tango Tower, Mine Shaft, hiking, canoeing, and much more. The focus will be on leadership skills, overcoming fears, building self-esteem, making new friends, and most of all, having fun! The week will come to an exciting close with an overnight camping trip.
Spend a week hanging out with just the girls! Participate in traditional camp activities like the climbing wall, canoeing, and arts and crafts, as well as, focus on specific topics such as self defense, friendship self esteem, and team building. We’ll finish the week off with a trip to yellow springs for a picnic and hike.
The LIT program fosters and develops group dynamics, problem solving, and the camping skills we look for in future staff members. While living in a rustic setting, campers participate in the main camp activities and programs while focusing on their leadership skills and program development. This training is a stepping stone for older campers who are interested in transitioning into future camp leaders, but still enjoy the magic of being a camper.
This two week program is a wonderful opportunity to enhance and develop self-confidence, self-awareness, communication skills, tolerance for adversity, and personal leadership style. Your training as a CIT will begin with retreats in the spring, and by the time your two-week summer session begins you will be comfortable and confident with your skills. This is an endless opportunity to be a positive role model and to make new friends. We ask you to push yourself and the experience wonders you ...
For those looking to go more indepth into the world of horses, Ranch leaders will go far beyond the traditional riding lessons! Ranch Leaders is a program geared towards teaching equestrians more about all aspects of owning, working with, and enjoying horses. Activities will include daily riding lessons, instruction on basic horse first aid, introductions to horse training, and a glimps at the various ways campers can continue their love of horses throu...
This two week program is a wonderful opportunity to enhance and develop self-confidence, self-awareness, communication skills, tolerance for adversity, and personal leadership style–all while spending time at Circle K Ranch! Ranch CITs spend their first week learning to be positive role models as both camp counselors and lesson instructors along with improving their riding skills. Week two gives Ranch CIT’s a chance to practice their skills while assisting riding lessons, trail...
2018 Summer Camp Themes
Session 1 – Star Wars
(June 17 - June 23)
Session 2 – Color Wars
(June 24 - June 30)
Session 3 – Ultimate Kern Week
(July 1 - July 7)
Session 4 – Lego
(July 8 - July 14)
Session 5 – Pokemon
(July 15 - July 21)
Session 6 – Superheroes
(July 22 - July 28)
Session 7 – Minions
(July 29 - Aug. 4)
Session 8 – Harry Potter
(Aug. 5 - Aug. 11)