All programs at CYC-Camp Rosenthal are centered upon building 21st Century Learning skills (The 4 C’s – Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking) and implement S.T.E.A.M philosophy (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) to increase real world learning and build strong and successful youth to lead our future communities.
AN A TO Z OF CAMP ACTIVITIES
Campers will learn the sport of using a bow and arrow. Archery teaches concentration, balance, patience, attention and flexibility and builds hand-eye coordination.
Campers have the opportunity to test their speed and strength on dirt paths, learning how to increase their endurance and exceed their expectations—all amidst a beautiful natural landscape.
Camper will explore our beautiful lake in kayaks, canoes, sailing boats and paddle boats and will advance through basic, intermediate and advanced levels.
Campfires are an integral part of camp and the camp community loves to meet at the campfire for reflection time, story telling, skits and allot of singing!
Campouts and Cookouts
Campers will learn to put up a tent, build a campfire, build shelters and have the opportunity to sleep under the stairs. They will also learn the culinary art of outdoor cookouts. It is one of their favorite activities.
Conflict Resolution workshops teach campers techniques on how to manage anger and emotion in a way that yields positive outcomes between individuals and within groups.
Creativity is encouraged at CYC-Camp Rosenthal and campers are exposed to an array of creative arts including theater, music, film, creative writing, photography and visual arts.
At CYC-Camp Rosenthal we encourage our campers to take care of their planet through a variety of environmental stewardship practices including gardening, litter pick up, recycling, water preservation and respecting their natural environment.
Various field games are a part of daily camp life including traditional games such as Capture the Flag and Gold Rush, where campers learn to work together for a common goal while having a lot of fun.
CYC-Camp Rosenthal’s private 30-acre lake provides the perfect opportunity to learn all the elements of how to fish and is a rewarding skill to master.
Learning to climb high ropes instills a sense of focus, endurance, strength and personal determination. And reaching the top is quite a sense of accomplishment, as is the exhilaration of taking the zip line down.
Camp’s 330 acres provide countless hiking trails. Hiking is a great opportunity for learning about nature, expanding endurance and bonding with other campers.
All campers have scheduled time for reflection and creative expression and are encouraged to use their journals to record the events of the day and to express their thoughts and feelings.
Campers will participate in a variety of do-it-yourself, hand on learning and work in teams to brainstorm, create and craft their very own projects.
Mind Elevation Shows (CYC-Camp Rosenthal’s Variety Shows)
Campers will learn the art of stage performance and have opportunities to create group skits involving various assigned topics and individuals are encouraged to share their natural talents through song, dance and spoken word.
Campers will learn about our natural environment as they are introduced to their surroundings with hands on learning activities to increase knowledge and understanding of our local animals, the aquatic life in our lake and marsh, and our plants and trees.
Peer mediation workshops give campers the tools to understand group dynamics and work out disagreements in a positive manner.
Campers will have an opportunity to learn this important life skill under the direct supervision of our certified swimming instructors. Campers will advance through basic, intermediate and advanced levels.
Trust games, ice breakers, talk sessions, peer-mediation, conflict-resolution and understanding our differences—campers will build leadership skills and learn how to collaborate and appreciate each other.
Campers will participate in a range of team sport activities including soccer, volley ball, softball, kick ball, baseball and rugby. We offer a variety of sporting activities for group sports engagement.
Zumba (and other Dance)
At camp we are always moving and dancing, whether it is a Zumba routine, the Cha Cha Slide, or the Nene, creativity is often expressed through movement. Specialized programs are available to learn the fundamentals of a variety of dance.
For more information about any of our camp activities please contact Adam Perez at 269.424.5272 or firstname.lastname@example.org.