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Serving the Recreational Needs of Our Community Since 1948
The Rec Council Day Camp is available for children entering kindergarten through 8th grade and is located adjacent to the West Geauga Middle School. WGRC does not have a residency requirement to attend camp. The campground is 15 wooded acres with a covered pavilion, heated swimming pool, volleyball court, soccer field, basketball courts, gaga ball courts, an arts and crafts pavilion, and playgrounds.
Daily activities include arts and crafts, sports, hiking, swimming under supervision of licensed lifeguards, special guests, and entertainment. Middle School campers also enjoy weekly field trips.
The WGRC Day Camp is registered with the Ohio Department of Human Services as required by the Ohio Revised Code. We maintain a 6-10:1 ratio of children to counselors. If you have questions as to whether or not your child is ready to attend camp, please consult our Camper’s Handbook or email with any questions.
June 5 – August 11, 2023
Camp is open for 10 weeks during the summer starting June 5 and ending August 11. Registration is available for full weeks or on a per day basis. Please note, camp will be closed Tuesday, July 4 for Independence Day.
After Care 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Weekdays 9:00am – 4:00pm
Before Care 7:00am – 9:00am
Please note that if you want the “Installment Payment Option” when registering, ALL of your selections MUST be “Weekly.” This is different than last summer.
After Care $11 $50
Day Camp $41 $180
Before Care $11 $50
Discounts apply to day camp only. Participation in extended care and Learn to Swim are not eligible for discounts. Refer to the 2023 Camper Handbook for complete discount details.
WGRC Day Camp will be closed Tuesday, July 4, 2023. The per week price will be pro-rated that week 5.
First child pays advertised price, but there is a 10% discount for each additional child registered.
Click here to read the 2023 Camper handbook. Be sure to review the entire PDF as some of our policies have been updated since last year.
WGRC Day Camp,
adjacent to West Geauga Middle School
8611 Cedar Road
Chesterland, OH 44026
New! Drama Camp July 24-28
A week-long drama camp for kids grades 2-8 separate from Day Camp. Drama camp will be for campers to focus primarily on the creation of a live show that will be performed at the end of the week. Families are welcome to attend. Cost is $200
When registering a child(ren) for Drama Camp Week, SELECT BOTH CAMP WEEK 8 AND THE DRAMA WEEK ADD-ON. If you do not select the add-on, your child(ren) will not be registered for Drama Camp Week.
2023 CAMP CALENDAR
Our camp team is hard at work creating as much fun for your kids as can possibly fit.
Middle School Field Trips: Field trips are currently being planned. The tentative field trips are posted below but are subject to change up to and including the week before based on a variety of factors and conditions. ALL FIELD TRIPS WILL COST AN ADDITIONAL $15 PER CAMPER EACH WEEK. This cost is already incorporated into the weekly rate. If you select daily, will need to select the “Field Trip Add-On”. This must be paid at time of registration.
JUNE 5-9 (WEEK 1) Welcome to Camp! / MS Field Trip – None
JUNE 12-16 (WEEK 2) Jungle Week / MS Field Trip – Zoo
JUNE 19-23 (WEEK 3) Science Week / MS Field Trip – Science Center
JUNE 26-30 (WEEK 4) Sports Week / MS Field Trip – Bowling
JULY 3-7 (WEEK 5) Holiday Week / MS Field Trip – Whirylball
JULY 10-14 (WEEK 6) Water Week / MS Field Trip – Pioneer Waterland
JULY 17-21 (WEEK 7) Spy Week / MS Field Trip – Laser Tag
JULY 24-28 (WEEK 8) Drama Week – $10 add on and full week registration to participate in the play on Friday / MS Field Trip – Movies
JULY 31 – AUGUST 4 (WEEK 9) Going Camping Week / MS Field Trip – Canoeing
AUGUST 7-11 (WEEK 10) Spirit Week / MS Field Trip – None
Projects like tie dye, sand art, clay sculptures, and so much more. We have science days where we make great messy concoctions. We also have fun food days, where we cook delicious treats to eat and enjoy. This year, we are focusing on STEM projects as well.
During woods time the kids can build forts, play hide and seek, capture the flag, or just let their imaginations run wild.
Under the supervision of licensed lifeguards, kids can be refreshed with a dip in the heated pool.
The sports program is designed for fun, not just for those that are athletic. Games include, volleyball, kickball, soccer, capture the flag, knockout, basketball and more. Our younger campers enjoy tag, hide and seek, playing with the parachute, duck duck goose (which on a hot day becomes drip drip drop).
Middle School Campers:
Every Thursday, our 6-8th graders are off on a field trip. Schedule is available on the calendar. Field trips require a signed permission slip. ALL FIELD TRIPS WILL COST AN ADDITIONAL $15 PER CAMPER EACH WEEK. This cost is already incorporated into the weekly rate. If you select daily, will need to select the “Field Trip Add-On”. This must be paid at time of registration.
SEE YOU NEXT SUMMER!
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