Deans are Peter Knipschield & Amber Elsasser
Youth completing 1st / 2nd grade
There is still a non-refundable deposit of $30 required. To get the above mentioned discounts, this deposit needs to be sent to the registrar and postmarked before June 1. We still have the $15 discount if you have more than one child attending any of the camps. The first camper will pay the full price and any campers after that, in the same family, will get the discount.
Primary Camp has a capacity of 40 campers (20 boys and 20girls). Registrations are accepted on a first come/first served basis. Final number of campers depends on available staff and beds.
Check In Time
Campers can begin to arrive for their camp on Sunday between 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Late arrivals are permitted only by pre-arrangement with the Camp Dean. In all cases, the camper must arrive no later than 9:00 a.m. on Monday. There is no reduction in cost.
Time The closing program for Primary camp begins at 6:30 PM. and the campers are dismissed to their parents or guardians immediately following the program and refreshments.
Requests for Cabin Assignments
Campers may request a cabin assignment with a friend. However, final cabin assignments will be made by the Camp Dean. Every attempt will be made to honor the request-especially for campers who have never attended Rock River Bible Camp.
Requests to Leave Camp
Requests to leave the camp temporarily should be avoided if possible. Those necessary must be prearranged with the Camp Dean at the time of registration, except in the case of emergency.
Visits to the Camp
Parents are welcome to visit the camp, but should arrange the visit with the Camp Dean so as to avoid interruption of the program. All other visitors must receive permission from the Dean prior to arrival.
Campers are allowed to make calls from the camp only with the permission of the Camp Dean. Calls must be collect or via phone cards. Incoming calls for campers are discouraged.
In case of sickness or injury that would require emergency medical attention, the camper’s family health insurance is named as the primary insurance.
What You Should Pack
You’ll want changes for each day, including clothes for wet or messy activities. Also pack a swimming suit for water activities, a sweat shirt or jacket for cool evenings. Clothing and swim wear must be modest and writing may not promote unwholesome activity.
Bring a sleeping bag or twin sheets and blankets and a pillow.
Bring a couple of towels, personal hygiene items, soap, sun block and bug repellent.
Typically at Primary Camp there is not much time for these types of activities. Children will usually play Four Square or on the playground when they have down time.
Bring your Bible, along with a pen/pencil, notebook.
Please label all items with your name or initials!
What You Shouldn’t Pack
You won’t need radios/CD players, TV’s, cell phones or pagers, hand held computer games, laser pointers or alcohol, tobacco, firearms, fireworks or water guns/balloons.
Shirts and other mementos are available during the registration period and at the close of camp. Shirts average $12.
All campers are expected to abide by the signed Code of Conduct. Violation could result in the camper being removed from camp. This will be done are the parent’s expense, and there will be no refund of the camping fees. Willful destruction of camp property will be charged to the camper’s parents.