Crafts Tie Die

Crafts Tie Die

Tie die is a favorite activity of a lot of different camps. If you really love tie die then you out to consider Creative Arts Thing.

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Cookouts

Cookouts

Cookouts are a fundamental part of camping and are integrated into the program whenever possible. There is some type of cookout for just about every age level. Popular cookouts include Woodsman Stew, Pie Irons, & Hot Dogs.

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Flatwater Rafting

Flatwater Rafting

Some of our younger campers have the opportunity to go rafting on some milder sections of the river. We call this flatwater rafting (as compared to whitewater rafting). We use either Hazelbakers Outfitters for our flatwater rafting trips or we use Whitewater Adventures depending on the event and the age level.

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Duckies

duckie

Duckies (or inflatable kayaks) are used on the Middle Youghiogheny River as part of the peddle paddle trips. We start at Ohiopyle State Park and bike along the bike trail for about 10 miles.

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Campfire

Campfire

Singing, devotions, testimonies, and sharing are just some of the activities that happen at campfires. They are usually one of the more favored and remembered times during the week of camp. A favorite part of campfires are snacks like smorz and banana boats.

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Canoeing

Canoeing

Canoeing Canoeing is only included in events that specifically indicate it in their event description. Most of our canoeing is done on a section of the Youghiogheny River from Connellsville to Dawson. We rent our canoes from a professional local outfitter. Use of PFD’s are required in our program regardless of swimming ability.

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Creek Hike

Creek Hike

When it is creek hike day, it’s time to get wet. We ride our bus or van from Jumonville and head to Ohiopyle State Park. We head to Cucumber Falls and take the hiking trail down to the bottom of the falls. We head behind the falls into the giant shower and then head straight…

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Archery

Archery

Archery Ready, aim, let fly! Maybe you’ll hit a bullseye. Jumonville has both archery equipment and a special designated area. Archery is used with a number of summer camps including many sports camps and sampler camps. The equipment is in a locked shed when not in use.  

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Swimming

Swimming

The camp pool is open all summer between Memorial Day and Labor Day. It is heavily used by our summer camping program. If your conference or retreat falls between these dates, contact the Jumonville office if you would like to make arrangements for your group to swim. We need to make sure that we can…

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