Camper Checklist and Schedule

Young boy playing ping pong.


▼   Checklist: What to bring
  1. Make sure to fill out the health form and waiver for each child. We only need one copy per child for all camps and Parents' Night Out that s/he attends June 1-May 31. 
  2. All day campers should come dressed in his/her swimsuit with sunscreen applied. Bring a change of clothing in a small drawstring backpack. No large bags/backpacks are allowed. Bring shorts, shirt, underwear, socks, and athletic shoes. Children may not wear flip-flops or slides anywhere in the Student Recreation Center beyond the pool. Socks are required for the rock wall. 
  3. Towel
  4. Lunch, two snacks, and an inexpensive reusable water bottle. Food from delivery services is not accepted and will be discarded. 
  5. Hat and sunglasses (if desired).
  6. Non-aerosol sunscreen and insect repellent.
  7. Please label EVERYTHING.
  8. No electronics or toys: leave phones, tablets, smart watches, activity trackers, games, and any other form of electronics at home.

Children participating in Parents' Night Out only need to bring a reusable water bottle. 

▼   Camp daily schedule
Time Activity
7:45-8:45am Sign-in (lobby) and swimming. Children who do not wish to swim may arrive at 8:30-8:45am. 
8:45-9:30am Clothes change/snack/free play

Activity rotations: Theme activities and board games/crafts

Children will switch activities every 30-40 minutes. 

11:15-12:00pm Lunch
12:00-12:50pm Rest & relax/movie time

Activity rotations: Rock wall, racquet sports, and free play

Children will switch activities every 30-40 minutes. 

2:30-2:40pm Walk to classroom/lobby
2:40-3:00pm Snack and Sign-Out (Lobby)

After-camp care (Classroom)

Additional fee applies. Only offered during summer camps

▼   Parents' Night Out schedule

6:00-6:30pm: Sign-in (Lobby)

6:30-7:30pm: Activities on Indoor Soccer Court

7:30-9:00pm: Movie in classroom

8:30-9:00pm: Sign-out

▼   Sample theme activities*
Themes Sample Activities*

Sports Galore

Basketball, soccer, volleyball, kickball, and camper-counselor dodgeball!

Nature Adventures

Hiking, compass use, and learning about nature in our area.  

Holidays and Celebrations

Celebrate Mardi Gras, Halloween, Christmas, July 4th, and more with games and crafts.

Water Week

Extra swim time, canoe/kayak clinic, and water balloon games

Party at USA

Tie dye, face painting, crafts, and red/white/blue days. We will celebrate both the University of South Alabama and the United States of America. 

Olympic Week

Get ready for the summer Olympics with our team competitions. 

Best of Summer

The most popular theme activities from each of the previous weeks will be chosen. Children will swim and use the climbing wall every day.

*Activities are sample only for each theme. Other activities may be held based on the availability of supplies, time or staff.