Camp YI
Building Leaders for Tomorrow... since 1945
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Camp Activities

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Adventure Challenge Courses

Our Adventure Challenge program was established to teach campers leadership skills and self-confidence by providing team building activities as well as challenges for the individual.

  • 40' Climbing and Rappelling Tower
  • Low and High Ropes Obstacle Courses
  • Running Zip Line
  • Five Circuit Ground Entry High Course
  • Quantum Leap
  • Giant Swing

Archery

Archery intstructionsOffered to Overnight campers only. There’s just something fun about shooting at a target, practicing and achieving immediate results and often hearing a cheer of bulls eye from the group!

Barn

Our horseback riding program is offered for an extra fee of $45 - one week overnight campers, $90 -two week overnight campers

(Day Campers ride Mondays only-no extra fee). 

Overnight campers who choose horseback riding are divided into groups based on riding ability. They will learn basic grooming, safety on & around horses and general care. Group riding lessons will focus on different objectives depending on the skill level of the rider.  Trail riding is a favorite among campers and we have several trails on our 175-acre property.

Safety is our number one priority. Our goal is to advance each rider’s knowledge, love & riding ability no matter what their skill level. Being on and around horses teaches children responsibility, assertiveness, determination and self-control as well as fostering a love and appreciation for animals. 

Swimming Pool

When campers first visit our pool, a certified lifeguard will observe the camper's swimming ability and assist the child as needed.  Once confident with their swimming ability, our campers can choose from the water slide, diving board, or just fun-filled water activities led by our lifeguards. Our pool  depth ranges from 3’ to 13” to accommodate every age camper.

Camp Crafts

Camp Crafts is where we teach our campers outdoor living skills and basic survival skills, such as; knot tying, fire and shelter building and outdoor cooking.

Shooting

Offered to Overnight campers only. Our BB gun shooting program is a great way to introduce gun safety basics to children.

Waterfront

Our Camp's dock is located on Percy Priest Lake.   Two ski boats and a pontoon boat provide campers an opportunity to choose water skiing, knee boarding or tubing.  Canoeing is offered in ‘Canoe Cove. 

Canoe Cove

Canoeing with camp friends is one of summer's greatest pleasures. 

 

Arts and Crafts

Arts & Crafts Unit 5Our Arts & Crafts staff are very enthusiastic and are always trying to encourage the creative side of every camper.  Some of our projects include: Tie dye, friendship bracelets, painting, construct nature crafts and more.