Camp Dates

Month Long Sessions

First Term:
June 11-July 11

Second Term:
July 14-Aug 13

Sanborn Junior

First Term:
June 11-June 25
Second Term:
June 27-July 11
Third Term:
July 14-July 28
Fourth Term:
July 30-Aug 13

In Camp Activities

Do you enjoy horseback riding? Pottery? Canoeing? You can try them all.   At Big Spring, you decide which trips and activities you will experience. Staff members help you know which adventures fit your interests the best, then you plan your own schedule. Counselors are skilled in teaching beginners so it's easy to try things you've never done before.


  • Horseback Riding
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Sports
  • Tennis
  • Games
  • Campfires
  • Storytelling
  • Cattle Round-up
  • Telescope Viewing
  • Volleyball
  • Archery
  • Drama
  • Ropes Course
  • Pottery
  • Photography
  • Riflery
  • Skit Nights
  • Arrowhead Search
  • Creative Writing
  • Nature Study

  • Canoeing
  • Technical Rock Climbing
  • Challenge Course
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Rock Scrambling
  • Singing
  • Tipi Village Activities
  • Quick Homestead
  • Witcher Ranch
  • Fossil Digging

"He came back from camp with a new confidence and sense of independence. He also just had fun and enjoyed the time. A fellow camp mother once said to me 'they always come back better than when they left.' We truly believe this and see it in our boys."
- Libertyville, IL