Family Camps

FAMILY CAMPS 

The FUN never ends during Family Camp weekends! With dozens of activities to choose from every minute of the weekend, we guarantee every member of the family will find something to love at Camp Speers.  Imagine a weekend with no distractions, allowing you to play and enjoy being with your family and friends.  We provide accommodations, meals and fun; all you have to do is join in.

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2017 Dates of Family Camp Weekends

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Memorial Day,  May 26-29

Labor Day,  September 1-4

Columbus Day, October 6-9

Fee Packages

Four-day weekends:

Lodges in Eljabar Village –
Adult(18 and older) – $205 p/p   Children(ages 5 – 17) – $145 p/p

Cabins in Eljabar and Speers Villages –
Adults(18 and older) – $155 p/p   Children(ages 5 – 17) – $105 p/p

Three-day weekends:

Lodges in Eljabar Village –
Adults(18 and older) $165 p/p     Children(ages 5 – 17) $105 p/p

Cabins in Eljabar and Speers Villages –
Adults(18 and older) – $135 p/p   Children(ages 5 – 17) $110 p/p

*children under 4 years old are free

TYPICAL SCHEDULE

FamiliesIMG_7708 choose from a flexible menu of activities including: kayaking, horseback riding*, long-distance swimming, mountain biking, outdoor living skills, and target sports, just to name a few.  Evenings feature campfires, dance parties, and more!

This Labor Day, join the fun of our annual Family Color Wars!  Each family  joins a color team and competes in a variety of fun challenges.

8:00 – Breakfast

9:00 – 12:00 – Open programs

12:30 – Lunch

1:30 – 4:30 – Open programs (Saturday afternoon themed event)

5:00 – Dinner

7:00 – 9:00 – Evening program

11:00 – All-Camp quiet hours

*  additional charges apply

Great DINING

Camp Speers’ culinary staff provides three well-balanced meals each day served buffet style. Breakfast might feature pancakes, waffles, or eggs; lunch could include tacos,  pizza, soup, and sandwiches; and dinner’s main course might feature everything from spaghetti and meatballs to Thanksgiving feast with all the sides. We offer a salad bar at lunch and dinner  and at breakfast we include a fruit and cereal bar.  Our culinary staff is happy to accommodate a variety of dietary needs and restrictions with advanced notice. Please email the food service director if you have special dietary requirements: rkiesling@philaymca.org.

SPECIAL EVENTS and THEMES

Special Events and Themes are an important Camp Speers’ tradition. You and your family  might work together to assemble a team of super heroes or spend an afternoon hunting for treasure. Labor Day Family Camp features a Color Wars competition. Each family joins one or two other families to form a team and compete for glory.

 

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