Kingswood Campsite

Kingswood Campsite

Weekly Schedule

Summer Activities

Morning Watch: 7 a.m. (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) – Start the day at the beautiful outdoor chapel overlooking the pond for a time of quiet reflection and prayer with Holly or Tracy.

Swimming Daily: 1:00 – 5:00

Boating Daily: Dawn to Dusk – Age rules and adult chaperone requirements are posted for canoes and row boats. All boaters must wear life jackets.

Sundays: 10 a.m. – Informal worship at the chapel. In case of rain, the service is held in the upper barn.

Mondays: 10 a.m.-noon – On-site Insights A workshop to improve your campfire cooking skills. Meet at Tent & Trailer.

Tuesdays: 10 a.m.-noon – Kingswood Nature Scavenger Hunt – Begin to notice nature all around you at KW.  Come learn about a Kingswood bird, a reptile, an amphibian, a mammal, and plants that you can find somewhere on our 766 acres. Then take that knowledge and go on a nature scavenger hunt during the rest of your time at camp.  See Holly for a prize when you’re done.  Meet at the Craft Area.

6 p.m. – Manager’s Pot Luck Supper. A Kingswood fellowship tradition. Sign up at the barn (number of people) and tell us what dish you’ll be bringing.

6:45 p.m. – Hand-cranked ice cream making & eating at the barn. Mmm!

Wednesdays: 10 a.m. – Hike day! We’ll provide a guided hike to some part of the 766 acre site, led by various Kingswood friends. See barn display for details.

Thursdays: 10 a.m.-noon – Craft Area Activity:  Hemp Bracelets, Anklets, Chokers, Necklaces

Knotting with hemp is easy and fun.  Add beads for decoration.  We’ll have simple bracelets for the little ones can make.

7 p.m. – A Kingswood family tradition; tractor-powered evening “Hey! Ride.” See Saturday for a description of the program.

Fridays:  10 a.m. – Stone Ministry Meet at the barn, and join others to affirm your faith, commemorate or celebrate a person or life event. Select your special stone and have it cemented into this permanent structure. See the Stone Ministry brochure for details. Sign up in the barn.

10 a.m. – Kingswood labyrinth orientation. Meet at the Craft Area. Spend time learning about labyrinths and ways to walk them.  Then experience walking the circular path yourself.  All ages are welcome to attend this program.

7-9 p.m. – An old-tyme Friday night social at the barn. We’ll serve snacks and drinks. This is an opportunity to meet other campers and staff, play board games, do jigsaw puzzles, and enjoy music and other activities. The store will be open and the Program Director will be available to answer any and all questions you may have about Kingswood and camping.

Saturdays: Morning: Start with Stone Ministry first, then do the craft, or vice versa.

Two Stone Ministry programs: 9:30-11:30 a.m. (Drop in and cement a stone – no sign-up necessary) or 2:00-3:30 p.m. (Meet at the barn for tractor ride. Traditional program.) See Friday at 10 a.m. for program details. Please sign up in the barn.

10 a.m.-noon: – Craft Area Activity: Bubbles Galore! (start at 10 or 11)

Let your inner child come out as we play with bubbles (big and small), make bubble snakes, do bubble painting, and make a beaded bubble wand. Try your hand at tensile bubbles, using 3-D shapes.

5 and/or 7p.m. – A Kingswood “Hey! Ride.” Harry (our 1953 Ferguson tractor) chugs off from the parking field across from the farmhouse, follows camp roads, and then heads off into the woods and fields for an old-fashioned ride. Bring your voice, instruments, and join the fun. Only 20 seats…so sign up at the barn!

8 p.m. – Campfire at the teepee by the lake. S’mores, stories, songs and other activities.

Check the bulletin boards for additional and SPECIAL program events.

Every night Quiet Hours begin at 10 p.m. Please be courteous to other campers. Thanks!   6/10/2016

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