Christian and Adventure Camps in the Phoenix Area

Phoenix, Arizona has many summer camps for kids. Besides the regular camps, the area also provides Christian camps and adventure camps for those who want to provide their youngsters with more than just fun.

Christian camps

Camp Shadow Pines in Heber, Arizona serves church groups and has facilities for people who have special needs. It has wheelchair accessibility to all its fields and buildings. Groups must provide their own counselors and programs, however. Temperatures are up to twenty-five degrees cooler than in Phoenix. The elevation of the camp is 6,850 feet. The camp is open all year. Campers must bring their own bedding. The camp also accommodates bands, schools and science groups.

International Baptist College Fine Arts Summer Camp

This camp combines both music and spiritual instruction. Godly staff serve groups and help budding musicians become better musicians. The camp is in Chandler, Arizona. The camp provides for the needs of three types of musicians: those in band, those in music camp and those wanting to learn an instrument, discovery camp. The camps open in July. Band camp is for students in grades 5th through 12th; music camp is for students in 7th to 12th, and discovery camp is for students 1st to 6th. Music camp is for older students who want to learn or improve in piano, strings or voice. Discovery camp is for beginners.

Adventure camps

The Campfire Organization runs Camp Wamatochick located in Prescott, in the Bradshaw Mountains. The camp features archery, arts, horseback riding, sports, team challenge, sports and team challenge. Programs begin June 1st and run throughout the summer. Its name means Place of Friends.

Orme Summer Camp

This camp in Mayer, Arizona is for kids who want to learn horse science. They have programs for kids at different experience levels, but pre-adolescent is the age group. They train future rodeo, horsemen and cowboys for all kinds of events. In one of the camps, students have the opportunity to participate in the 4th of July Parade and rodeo. In another camp, the students will visit a veterinarian hospital and attend a horsemanship clinic and horse auction. Each camp lasts for two-weeks. They have additional activities including mountain biking, swimming, hiking, nightly campfire programs, mountaineering, paintball and other target sports.

Summer is a perfect time to introduce kids to different types of activities. The Christian camps provide spiritual nourishment as well as nurture others with an interest in music. The adventure camps are for those that want to have an adventure while having fun and meeting new friends.