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Cubs Camp Session 9

Columbia University Little Lions Camp (formerly Cubs Camp) - Dodge Physical Fitness Center

Monday, August 10, 2015 - Friday, August 14, 2015
Dodge Physical Fitness Center 3030 Broadway New YorkNY  10027
Monday, August 10, 2015 - Friday, August 14, 2015
Dodge Physical Fitness Center 3030 Broadway New YorkNY  10027

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What's Included

Cubs Camp is a day camp open to all children ages 6 through 12 located on Columbia University’s historic Morningside Heights campus. The camp offers athletics, arts & crafts, and team-building games in a collegiate setting over 9 weekly sessions. Campers will have access to Columbia’s top-notch Division 1 Athletic facilities and a competent and caring staff comprising of coaches, student-athletes, and teachers. The goal of Cubs Camp is to provide a memorable sports summer camp experience while promoting teamwork, friendship, and self-confidence in a safe community. Campers are encouraged to work and play together and try new things. Cubs Camp is offered either at Dodge Fitness Center or Baker Athletics Complex to allow campers to experience all of Columbia’s athletic facilities. Specific weeks correspond to each location. Our experienced staff strives to create a fun, positive environment with a variety of activities to make every camper feel included and engaged. The active lineup of sports and games typically includes basketball, whiffle ball, volleyball, soccer, track, frisbee, dodgeball, gaga ball, and much more! Recreational swimming sessions are also scheduled throughout the week for swimmers. Each week, campers participate in activities around the weekly theme such as arts & crafts, scavenger hunts, trivia games, and much more!

About This Organizer

Columbia University's Little Lions Camp is a day camp for children ages 6 through 12 that happens annually over nine weekly summer sessions, two holiday sessions, and one spring session. Campers will have access to Columbia's top-notch Division 1 Athletic facilities and a collegiate setting!

 

Little Lions Camp is a kid-centered, fun-based day camp that’s main focus is keeping kids physically and creatively active. Programming features an ever changing combination of classic PE games, backyard favorites, sports, arts and crafts, and special surprises to keep kids happy, active, and engaged. A highly-trained, eclectic staff, that utilizes physical education teachers, athletes, camp veterans, creative types and child care specialists, ensures that games are always changing and that counselors can tailor programming to fit children’s needs and likes.

 

What is kid-centered programming? Kid-centered programming means our camp staff plans daily programming with the kids likes and dislikes in mind, but daily schedules might change based on camper preference. Wednesday at 2 o’clock might mean a trip to the track, but if the campers vote to play capture the flag for the third day in the row, our counselors are trained to be flexible and receptive. Little Lions Camp is about promoting a safe, welcoming environment that allows kids to participate in the activities that engage them the most.

 

What is fun-based? Our camp isn’t about shooting the perfect basket or running the fastest in a relay, it’s about being active and trying new things while having fun doing both. Staff will recognize children’s skills and achievements, but our goal is to promote fun and positive relationships.

 

Little Lions Camp Goals:

1. Continuous engagement in physical and creative activity

2. Formation of new friendships and teamwork skills

3. Having fun!

Organizer Info

  • Columbia University Little Lions Camp (formerly Cubs Camp)

Map & Direction

Dodge Physical Fitness Center 3030 Broadway New YorkNY  10027
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