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Gibson Weekend Schedule

Friday

1 - 5 PM - Check-in
Check-in is by Unit. Families with campers in more than one unit will find information for all campers at the unit of your oldest child. Staff will greet you and give you all your information and t-shirts. Visitors can also take any raffle donations you have if you have them accessible when you arrive. Please do not arrive before 1PM. You will be given your camper’s schedule when you arrive. Your camper will know to go to her activities and that you will find her when you arrive.

Check-in Locations:

  • Junior Unit - By the Ina Gibson Lodge across from the Stable/Farm
  • Intermediates and Seniors Unit - Outside of the Administration Center just past the Brewster House - You can drive up and staff will hand your materials to you in the car.

Afternoon Activity Schedule (Activities and locations listed in your welcome pack)

  • 2:00PM First activity period
  • 3:00PM Second activity period
  • 4:00PM Third activity period

The Camp Store will be open throughout the afternoon.

5:00 PM Free time for Seniors & Intermediates
5:15 PM Junior Dinner/ Sick Call at the Infirmary

6:30 PM Free Time for Juniors
6:30 PM Senior and Intermediate Dinner
7:15 PM Junior Unit Cabin Activities
7:45 PM Intermediate Unit Cabin Activities
7:45 PM Senior Unit Cabin Activities

Good Night Circle followed by Cabin Chat at your camper’s cabin. Campers not staying in tents for the evening must report to the Art Center immediately following cabin chat for the camper Slumber party.

10:00 PM Quiet Camp - Snacks (optional) for Staff and Visitors at the Dining Hall. Staff and Visitors only, please.

Saturday

7 AM Polar Bear Swim
7:45 - 9 AM Buffet Breakfast - Campers, staff and guests may come down to the Dining Hall anytime until 9 AM to get breakfast. Everyone is welcomed to eat anywhere they wish. Please be sure to throw away trash at the end of your meal.

9:15 AM Unit Assemblies in the Units
9:30 AM Morning Activities Begin

11:00 AM Freetime and Free Swim time

Noon Buffet Lunch at CCC Dining Hall Opens - Campers, staff and guests may come down to the Dining Hall anytime until 1 PM to get lunch. Everyone is welcomed to eat anywhere they wish. Please be sure to throw away trash at the end of your picnic.

Afternoon Activity Schedule (Activities and locations listed in your welcome pack)

  • 2:00PM First activity period
  • 3:00PM Second activity period
  • 4:00PM Third activity period

Junior Unit
5:00 PM Junior Unit Waitresses to the Dining Hall to set-up
5:15 PM Junior Unit Dinner
6:30 PM Free Time
7:00 PM Junior Unit Campfire at the Open Circle
8:45 PM Cabin Chat at the cabin

Intermediate and Senior Unit
5:00 PM Free Activities
6:15 PM Intermediate and Senior Waitresses to DH to set-up
6:30 PM Intermediate & Senior Dinner
7:45 PM Intermediate Campfire at the Intermediate Fire Circle
7:45 PM Senior Unit Activity meet on the Senior Unit Green
9:30 PM Cabin Chat at Cabins

All campers participating in the Art Center Slumber Party report to the Art Center following cabin chat.

10:00PM Counselor/Visitor Snacks and Cabin Meetings
All visitors are invited to meet with the counselors and other visitors from their cabin to touch base and get to know each other a bit better. There is also time for visitors to meet individually with the counselors. The Directors will also be available during snacks for any questions you may have or if you are interested in learning more about getting involved at camp. Campers are NOT allowed at snacks. Staff will be patrolling the tent areas throughout snack time.

Sunday


8 -9 AM Buffet breakfast
9:15 AM Unit assemblies
9:30 AM Chapel

11:00 AM Free Time and Free Swim

Please plan a meeting place and time in advance for guests arriving on Sunday.

12- 2 PM Buffet lunch - Additional guests are welcomed to join starting for lunch. Families with campers at both camps may eat at either camp.

1 – 4 PM Family Day activities - A separate schedule of activities will be distributed on Sunday

2 PM Travel and Service Program Presentation @ CCC Barn

2:30 PM Raffle closes – Raffle winners will be posted after 3:30 PM. Families can pick up prizes after 3:30 PM.

2 – 4 PM Counselors and Unit Directors available in units for questions. Campers may be dropped off in the units any time between 2 – 4 PM.

4 PM All visitors depart no later than 4 PM. Please make sure to drop off campers with counselor in the units before departing.

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