Our Young Adventurers Day Camp offers children ages 6 to 11 the opportunity to experience the endless possibilities of Camp Whitewood without spending the night. Day campers will spend their days doing all sorts of exciting camp activities including swimming, boating, crafts, hiking, fishing, creek walking, archery, and so much more! Drop-off is at 8 am and pick up is at 5 pm. Campers must pack their own lunch. An afternoon snack is provided. You may also pick up at 3 pm if necessary. Overnights are optional and include dinner that evening and breakfast and lunch the following day.
2020 Day Camp Sessions
$180 Per Week
$35 Additional for Overnight
Day Camps Info and Forms
Day Camp begins at 8:00 am and ends at 5:00 pm each day.
If necessary, you may pick up your camper at 3:00.
Want a fun, adventurous camp experience while still enjoying the comfort of your own bed? If so, then Camp Whitewood's Young Adventurers Day Camp is the place for you!
Our Young Adventurers Day Camp offers children ages 6 to 11 the opportunity to experience the endless possibilities of Camp Whitewood without spending the night. Day campers will spend their days doing all sorts of exciting camp activities including swimming, boating, crafts, hiking, fishing, creek walking, archery and so much more!
Choose your camp program(s):
Explore your camp options under Campers & Families to ensure
that you're choosing the right camp for your child.
Register and pay your deposit:
1. Pay online when registering
2. Mail in a check
3. Call our office to make a credit card payment
over the phone
4. Drop off your payment at the Camp Office
A $100 deposit is required to hold your child's
spot! Full payment in advance is preferred!
Prepare for camp!
Forms to help you prepare:
Forms to complete and bring on Day One:
Additional Day Camp Information
Day Camp Times
Day Camp begins at 8:00 am and ends at 5:00 pm each day. To accommodate working parents, we also offer pickup at 3:00 each day.
Day Camp Overnights
For day campers who'd like to give overnight camping a try, our Thursday overnights are perfect! Overnight day campers will stay after regular day camp hours, enjoying more fun camp activities, a family-style dinner and a campfire with s'mores! The group will settle in at the Lodge building (co-ed) or in tents (by gender) to rest up for another eventful day and will then join the day camp activities as usual after breakfast the next morning and lunch on Friday.
Day Camp will be held in the Main Camp Lodge.
Day Camp Fees
Day Camp (8am to 5pm): $180 per child per week.
Overnight: $35 per child (Fee covers dinner and snack on the night of the overnight as well as breakfast and a box lunch the next day)
Day Camp Staff
Our Day Camp staff to camper ratio is 1:8. Our staff are a group of energetic, kid-friendly individuals who provide a fun, structured, safe and nurturing environment to all of our Day Campers. Day Camp staff including our Day Camp Director and Day Camp Leaders, undergo annual training in first aid, behavior management, waterfront safety and specialize in making each day positive and memorable for our campers.
Every Thursday, Day Campers will have to opportunity to visit the Camp Mercantile to purchase keepsakes, healthy snacks, a camp t-shirt, sweatshirt and lots of other fun treasures! Prices range from $1 to $40 per item (check out the Camp Mercantile for ideas.)
What to Bring to Day Camp
Day Campers should arrive dressed in play clothes. Tennis shoes must be worn daily (sorry no sandals or flip-flops) and each Day Camper should bring a one-piece bathing suit, sunscreen, bug spray, beach towel, water bottle and a lunch and drink. View our complete Packing List.
We encourage parents to communicate with Day Camp Staff and Camp Whitewood management when concerns arise. We take our responsibility seriously and appreciate the opportunity to make your child's day camp experience a positive one. Parents may use the numbers below to get additional information regarding Day Camps:
Ashtabula County Department of Health: 440-576-6010
Ashtabula County Children Services: 440-998-1811