Camp Pinewood Family Weekends 2016

 

Discover the outdoors spending quality time with your family and friends!!

Explore the outdoors with the little ones; enjoy relaxing around the campfire with friends; learn new skills with your sons, daughters or grandchildren. Get involved with your loved ones this year with events at camp that will help you nurture and grow your spirit, mind and body.

Weekends are themed and have activities related to the theme. Traditional camp activities are available too! Arrival on Friday at 6 p.m. and depart on Sunday at 1 p.m. Meals will be served throughout the weekend beginning with breakfast on Saturday morning and ending Sunday at lunch. Private lodging for you and your loved ones is provided by request and availability.

Learn more about these wonderful weekend offerings below.

Contact Jo Otis at jotis@ymcachicago.org for any questions about the program.

 

 

FAMILY SURVIVAL WEEKEND

Dad’s grab your kids and join us in the woods for a weekend of effective fire building, outdoor cooking, fishing, shelter building and more. During this weekend we will learn basic snare hunting and tracking techniques and (weather depending) sleep in shelters built by you! Snowshoeing and cross country skiing lessons will also be provided if weather permits!

Price for family of two: $150.00
Additional participants $50.00

 

ALL BOYS XTREME WEEKEND!

This weekend is all about trying new games, cool experiments and burning off energy. Send your boys to camp for the weekend and let out counselors impart great skills for your energized child. Boys will romp outdoors playing old games with new twists, experimenting with cool gadgets and enjoying the freedom of being out of the house in the final days of winter or the first taste of spring.

Not sure your camper is ready for a full week of overnight camp? Use this weekend for your child to experience a taste of what camp offers!

Ages 7-12. Price per camper: $80.00


ALL GIRLS SLEEPOVER WEEKEND!

Send your ladies to camp and let them meet new friends or bring some of their own! We’ll sit by the campfire, roast marshmallows and enjoy singing songs under the stars. Ladies will also get to enjoy a spa night, craft time and traditional camp activities. Campers will be split in to their age groups and will be supervised by our amazing staff. Rest assured your girls will have a great time and come home bubbling with stories.

Not sure if your camper is ready for a full week of overnight camp? Use this weekend for your child to test their independence!

Ages 7-12. Price per camper: $80.00


FAMILY CRAFT & COOKING WEEKEND

Do you and your daughter love to scrapbook? Ever wanted to learn to knit or crochet? Would you love to own your own tie dye design? This weekend at Camp Pinewood is all about being together and nurturing your creative juices. We will also bake some scrumptious treats to bring home! Traditional camp activities like archery, canoeing and the mid-ropes course will also be offered! All supplies are provided in the cost, but you are welcome to bring some of your own!

Price per family of two: $160.00
Additional participants: $50.00

 

WOMEN’S WELLNESS WEEKEND

Calling all moms, aunts, sisters and grandmas! Before the holiday season arrives and takes you into the full swing of things, take time for yourself and come relax here at Camp Pinewood. Enjoy a massage, participate in yoga or sit by the fire reading. We will also give you the chance of enjoying great traditional camp activities and crafts. This weekend is dedicated to the relaxation and rejuvenation of every woman’s mind, body and spirit.

Ages 18+. Price per person: $150.00


SPOOKTACULAR FALL FAMILY CAMPOUT

Perfect for families wit little ones! Join other families from last year during this weekend, perfect for a whole family Fall get-away! Enjoy pumpkin carving, making fun fall treats and easy decorations everyone can enjoy. If you feel brave enough, take a stroll down our haunted trail! The setting is perfect for family photos backed by our beautiful fall foliage. If the weather doesn’t cooperate we will still have a great activities inside! Sit beside the fire, drink cider and enjoy story telling for the whole family.

Price per family of 2: $160.00
Additional members of the family: $50.00

 

MEN’S MOVEMBER WEEKEND

What better month to celebrate with the guys than Men’s Health Awareness Month! This weekend is built tough for the men in your life. Bring your friends and relatives to enjoy fishing, hiking and biking. Sit next to the lake with a warm fire and cool friends. Enjoy tutorials on skills and hobbies. This weekend is perfect for any and all grill or brew master in your life.

Ages 18+. Price per person: $150.00