Programs will be the same for 2021, but the dates will change.
(D) Daisy – entering 1st – 3rd grade
(B) Brownie – entering 2nd or 3rd grade
(J) Junior – entering 4th or 5th grade
(C) Cadette – entering 6th – 8th grade
(S) Senior – entering 9th or 10th grade
(A) Ambassador – entering 11th or 12th grade
Taste of Camp | July 12-14, July 15-17 | D B | $150
Give your camper a chance to experience camp for the first time. Taste of Camp offers a little bit of everything from swimming, to arts and crafts, to learning songs. She’ll love her first Taste of Camp so much, she’ll want to come back for more!
Fairytale Fun | July 19-24 | B | $250
Fairies and dragons and unicorns, oh my! Make magical crafts, go on fairy tale adventures, and more. Let your imagination run wild as you experience the magic of Camp Archbald.
Giddy Up | July 12-17, July 19-24 | J | $395 (Wait list only)
Thanks to your requests, SoCA has brought back the ever popular horseback riding program! Girls will make their way to a horse stable to groom, ride and take care of horses. Break out your boots and jeans, it’s time to go horseback riding! Maximum of 10 girls.
Craftastic | July 12-17 | J | $275
This program is more than just tie-dye. Get your hands dirty with arts and crafts supplies while you learn about new ideas and techniques. Girls will get a survey via e-mail prior to camp to vote on which projects they want to work on while at camp. What’s better than crafting your way through the summer?
Stargazin’ | July 19-24 | J | $275
Explore the universe from the comfort of camp. Learn about the stars and planets, take a trip to a local planetarium, and camp out under the stars. Be prepared for an out-of-this-world experience.
Under the Sea | July 19-24 | J | $275
Is your camper part mermaid? Then she’ll love this program. Every day we’ll have swimming and boating and spending time on Ely Lake. She’ll enjoy other activities, too, but better pack an extra swim suit for this program, because it’s nothing but water, water, water!
Magician’s Essentials | July 12-17 | J | $275
Learn to make magical treats, discover your wand, dive into potions, play wizarding sports, and have a magical week with friends. You’ll be sorted into your Hogwart’s House prior to arrival.
Hogsmeade Summer Retreat | July 12-17 | C S | $275 (Only a few spots left!)
Ever wonder what happens at Hogwarts when school is over for the summer? Be the first of your friends to explore the wizarding world – search for merpeople in the lake, make your wand, explore different wizarding arts and lore, and do a Harry Potter escape room on site. You’ll be sorted into your Hogwarts House prior to arrival.
Horsin’ Around | July 12-17, July 19-24 | C S | $395 (Wait list only)
Jump in the saddle for a horse program that’s just right for you! Learn to groom, tack and ride the horses during your week at camp. Do you know all the parts of the saddle or bridle? Join us to find out! Maximum of 10 girls.
Me, Myself and Art | July 12-17 | C S | $275
Bring your art game up to the next level. Improve your crafting skills, use nature to create a work of art and remember those camp memories though art pieces you create and bring home. Girls will get a survey via e-mail prior to camp to vote on which projects they want to work on while at camp.
Roughin’ It | July 19-24 | C S | $300
Think you have what it takes to survive in the woods? Learn about collecting water, building fires, and other survival skills. Then put it all to the test when you build and sleep in your own shelter. Maximum of 10 girls.
Float Your Boat | July 19-24 | C S | $300
Canoeing, row boating and stand up paddle boarding are just some of the methods you will use on Ely Lake while at camp this week. Included in this program is a day trip boating on the Susquehanna River.
Bon Appetit | July 19-24 | C S | $300
Let your inner chef come out at camp. Learn new cooking skills and explore different cuisines. Practice your skills in the kitchen as well as over the campfire. Be sure to bring your appetite!
Adventure Out | July 12-24 | C S | $600
Think the climbing tower is awesome and want to challenge yourself to more? Step up for an adventurous two weeks. Try out the challenges at camp then head out for more camping, hiking, and adventures in and around Hickory Run State Park. Minimum of 8 girls, maximum of 10 girls.
River Rats | July 12-24 | S A | $600 (2 spots left!)
Back by popular demand! Spend your first week at camp practicing your canoeing skills and learning water safety. Leave camp on Saturday for a six day adventure canoeing the Susquehanna River. Bring your friends for a trip you’ll never forget! Minimum of 6 girls, maximum of 10 girls.
CIT 1 | July 12-24 | S A | $525 (4 spots left!)
Are you ready to take that next step as a leader? Have you been attending Camp Archbald forever and are ready to lead? CITs learn core leadership skills to use both in and out of camp. Work with campers and staff to learn aspects of leadership. Must be entering 10th grade or above. Minimum of 2 girls, maximum of 8 girls.
CIT 2 | July 12-24 | S A | $525 (4 spots left!)
Take your leadership skills to the next level. Put into practice everything you learned in CIT 1 and get ready to take on more responsibilities. Spend more time in the units, explore the specialty areas, and plan and run your own evening electives. Must be entering 10th grade and have completed CIT 1. Minimum of 2 girls, maximum of 8 girls.
Camp Staff Intern (CSI) | July 12-17, July 19-24 | A | $100 for one week or $200 for 2 weeks
Spend the week assigned to a unit. Assist the Unit Counselor with all aspects of running programs with girls. Help campers have a great week at camp. Must be entering 12th grade and have completed a previous Counselor-In-Training program. Option of attending for one or two weeks.