Camp Boom 2017

May 19 – 21

Camp Immokalee
6765 Camp Immokalee Road
Keystone Heights, FL 32656

If you’ve never been to summer camp or if you have not been to camp since you were a kid, then here’s your chance. Join us for our 2nd Annual Camp Boom (formerly AOA Goes to Camp) for adults age 50 and better!

Enjoy three days of fun, laughs, adventure and s’mores at the YMCA Camp Immokalee!

Experience camp as an active adult with a variety of activities that include zip lining, archery, fishing and canoeing. Enjoy s’mores by the camp fire, a late night movie and the Saturday Night Disco Party.

Each morning, participate in yoga, Tai Chi and morning devotional. Registration includes lodging, five meals, snacks, camp t-shirt and all activities.  Visit Camp Immokalee online to see photos of the camp grounds, outdoor activities and more by clicking here.    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE.

DAY 1

1:00pm – Check-in/Volunteer Sign-up

2:00pm – Tour and History of Camp Immokalee

6:00pm – Late Check-in (Dinning Hall)

6:00pm – Dinner

8:00pm – Introductions and Campfire

9:00pm – Late Night Movie

DAY 2

8:00am – Morning Devotion

8:00am – Yoga

8:30am – Breakfast

9:30am – 12:00pm – Camp Play Activities Part I

  • Canoe/Kayak
  • Fishing
  • Landscape and Gardening

12:30am–1:30pm – Lunch

1:30pm–2:30pm – Afternoon “Siesta”

2:30pm–6:00pm – Camp Play Activities Part II

  • Rockwall/Zip Line
  • Archery
  • Riffle
  • Learn and Play Pickleball

7:00pm – Dinner

8:15pm–9:15pm – Large Group Game Activity (Music Trivia)

10:00pm–1:00am – Midnight Disco Dance Party with Costume/Dance Contest

DAY 3

9:00am – Morning Devotion

9:00am – Tai Chi

9:30am–10:30am – Breakfast

10:30am–11:30am – Camp Alumni Graduation Ceremony

12:00pm – Campers Depart

Registration

Fee: $199 Member/$225 Non-Member

Camp registration is limited to ages 50 and better. For additional details, call 904.265.1775. You can register online or at any Y location.

FAQ

1. Will transportation be provided from the Y to Camp Immokalee? 

Sorry, transportation will not be provided.

2. Can I bring my own food and snacks? 

Yes. Feel free to bring any snacks that you would like. However, keep any refrigerated items to a minimum as you will have limited access to the dining hall and we have a limited amount of refrigerator space.

3. Are alcoholic beverages permitted? 

Alcoholic beverages are not permitted at Camp Immokalee

4. What’s on the menu? 

There will be 5 meals served over the course of 3 days.

Friday Dinner, Saturday – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and Sunday – Breakfast

Snacks will be provided throughout the camp experience and include the s’mores during the Friday night camp fire.

In addition to the above, the Y Camp Store will be available to purchase light snacks and beverages.

5. Will there be a vegetarian option for the menu? 

Yes, there will be options available for those who have allergies to peanut, soy and gluten.

6. What are the lodging arrangements? 

Enjoy the true camp experience with bunk beds. Since this camp is for our Active Older Adults, we are extending the luxury of using only the bottom bunks in the dorm. Dorms will be gender specific and include bathrooms.

7. Is this camp for couples or singles? 

AOA Goes to Camp was created to include both couples and singles. However, there will not be separate lodging accommodations for couples.

8. What do I need to bring? 

  • Lightweight sleeping bag OR 1 blanket with a set of single bed sheets (our beds are twin size)
  • Pillow
  • Towels (shower and lake use) and Wash cloths
  • Bathing suits
  • Light sweater or jacket
  • Rain jacket or poncho
  • 2 pairs of shoes (one being sneakers or tennis shoes)
  • Toiletries: soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, comb, brush, etc.
  •  Sunblock/suntan lotion
  •  Insect Repellent
  •  Hat or cap for sun protection
  • Flashlight
  • Any required daily prescriptions

Mission Statement: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.