Activities


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Jumpstart Worship – Morning worship session, including songs and a message related to the summer theme, usually in the Tabernacle.

Fireside Worship – Evening worship session, including songs and a biblical message, either in the Tabernacle or at a fire circle.

Cabin Devotions – Bible study and intentional conversation with counselors and cabin-mates.

Cookout Meals – Cabin groups work together to prepare and cook meals over a fire.

Theme Dinner – A special meal with an interesting twist. May include costumes and silliness!

Everybody’s Birthday – A special dessert to celebrate all the birthdays occurring that week – even if there aren’t any!

Swimming – Time in the pool, usually every day (weather permitting). May include a night swim with underwater lights.

Evening Recreation Hour – All campers gather in the playing field to play a variety of active games.

Capture the Flag – Practice running, sneaking, hiding, and strategizing with your team.

Night Activities – Stay up late while enjoying a coffee house or fun games like Capture the Flag and Mission Impossible.

Hiking – Explore the natural world on a hike around Highland or up a nearby mountain. Length and difficulty of the hikes vary by age group.

Nature Study – Examine natural artifacts or explore and discover the outdoor wonders of God’s creation.

Ground Initiatives – Campers tackle team challenges with their feet on the ground.

Challenge Course Lows – These team challenges bring you short distances off the ground as you balance, swing on ropes, and rely on your teammates and counselors to support you.

High Ropes – Rely on ropes, harnesses, and our trained staff as you climb high and experience the thrill of flying through the air.

Talent Night – Music, skits, and silliness, performed by staff members and cabin groups.

Cabin Electives – Also called Skill Groups, these are times when cabin groups experience a special camp activity together. Activities will vary, but may include things like crafts, boating, firebuilding, drama, etc.

Individual Electives – Also called U-Pick-It, these are times during the week when campers may choose between several activity options.

Interest Groups – Peak campers will select one interest group when they register for camp, and then spend part of each day focused on that type of activity. Certain interest groups may involve other activities on this chart, such as nature study or challenge course items, and others may bring in a totally different specialty.

News, Events & Announcements

Highland Days Celebration – May 21, 2022

Highland Days Celebration – May 21, 2022

YOU ARE INVITED to join us for our largest gathering of the year! The day will feature a delicious lunch, a concert by The Walking Roots Band, and an afternoon full of family-friendly activities, all in support of our summer camps. Click for more details.  

2022 Summer Registration Open

2022 Summer Registration Open

Registration for 2022 Summer Camps is open! Click for camp dates and descriptions.

Highland Pool Info

Highland Pool Info

Highland’s pool is open Memorial Day to Labor Day, with regular weekend hours for Highland guests AND community members. Click for hours and info on pool fees and season passes.