Explorers: Entering Grades 1-5

Camp should provide opportunities to try new things, make new friends, and develop a greater sense of self-worth. This is what our Explorer program is all about. Divided into age groups, campers participate in a variety of camp activities designed for fun and learning.

  • Entering Grades 1-5
  • 1:10 Ratio & All-Adult Counselor Staff
  • Sports Athletics
  • Camp Games
  • Rock Climbing
  • Archery Tag
  • 4 Cornerstones (Creative, Physical, Exploration, and Reflection Activities)
  • Character-Driven
  • Field Trip
  • Special Events and Parties

What We Do At Camp

Kidventure is focused on prioritizing the mental and physical health of every child. Our actions are purposeful and intentional in how we build our curriculum. A curriculum that prioritizes self-exploration through center-based play and fine and gross motor development. We have taken the power of camp as a platform to help develop the physical, social, and academic potential of each and every child.

1. CreativitySelf-expression
2. Physical ActivityIntentional movement
3. ExplorationOpen-ended play
4. ReflectionEmpathy & Character

Explorer Activities

Entering 1ST Grade-Entering 5TH Grade

  • Extended Projects
  • Creativity Centers
  • Process Art
  • Game Creation
  • Rock Wall
  • Archery Tag
  • Playground
  • Gaga Ball
  • Field Trip
  • Small Group
  • Ribbons
  • Exploration Centers
  • Nine Square
  • Water Activities

Sample Schedule

Please note: Schedules are subject to change. More details describing our activities can be found in the “What We Do At Camp” section above.

7:45 AM-8 AMDrop Off
8:00Large Group Game
8:30*Opening Ceremonies
9:00Snack (KV Provided)/Small Group time
9:30Activity 1
10:15Activity 2
10:45Activity 3
11:15Activity 4
12:30Mid-Day Rally (Songs, Dancing, etc)
12:45Activity 5
1:15Activity 6
1:45Activity 7
2:15Closing Ceremonies
300-3:15Pick Up
3:00-6:00Post Camp (Board Games, Group Games, Coloring, etc.)

Dates And Times

Each camp week is Monday-Friday and includes unique activities and events. The cost of each week of camp includes all field trips with transportation on luxury tour buses, guest speakers, daily snacks, and all camp activities. Please refer to your specific campsite for costs.

  • Drop Off: 7:45 a.m.-8:00 a.m.
  • Camp Hours: 8 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
  • Pick Up: 3:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
  • Post Camp: (Optional Add On) 3:00 p.m.-6 p.m.


All Explorers wear an ‘Official Explorer Camp Shirt’ each day to camp. This camp tradition helps us provide a safer camp experience and one that promotes camp unity. Campers should dress for active play and wear tennis shoes and socks. Camp shirts may be purchased at time of Summer registration and select locations.

Your Camp Team

The most important factor in your child's camp experience is the quality of their camp team. Without a doubt, we recruit, hire, train, and maintain the most qualified and talented staff anywhere.

  • All Adult Team: Most are certified teachers or education students
  • Low Ratios (1:6)
  • Must have a driving desire to make a difference in the world
  • All possess a fanatical amount of spirit & energy
  • All are CPR/First Aid certified for infant, child, and adult
  • All complete a state-approved sexual abuse prevention course
  • Every team member goes through annual criminal background and sex offender registry checks

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