About our Sessions
*Music & Creative Arts Week - Ages 7-14
Combined in a traditional camping experience, this camp week focuses on teaching/enhancing skills in Music and Creative Arts. Campers will receive instruction in brass, percussion, voice, piano, guitar, timbrel, and dance or choreo drama. The goal is to develop and challenge the musical and artistic talents of each child, build character and foster discipline. *Please Note: This session is reserved ONLY for children involved in Salvation Army Music & Creative Arts programs throughout the year.
Adventure Via Imagination Week - Ages 7-12
Through Star Lake's programs D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) and Bookmarks (Literacy Enrichment) our campers will participate in a scaffolding reading experience where we will bring a book to life. Themed activities include reader's theater, lessons in environmental and wildlife education, team building, challenge courses, arts & crafts, orienteering, geocaching, nature walks, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education and more. Books we have used in the past:
- Hide Tide in Hawaii
- The Big Wave
- The Race of the Century
- Horton Hears a Who
- Tale of Three Trees
Corps Program Week - Ages 7-12
Camping focused on character building, developing social & communication skills, leadership and life skills through various activities. To learn more information about this program you may contact The Salvation Army Greater New York Associate Divisional Youth Secretary, Captain Sheila Gage (212) 337-7255 or your local Salvation Army Corps.
Sports Week - Ages 7-12
High-energy programming centered on individual skill development and athletic activities, children will choose from archery, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, double dutch, field hockey, fitness, flag football, karate, soccer, sport stacking, and team sports! As a bonus to this already jam packed week and back for another summer will be our 4th all camp team spirit competition "W.A.R. CRY" concluding with our massive relay race dubbed "The Monsta". See our W.A.R. CRY History