Special Events & Field Trips

Each week, campers take part in special events, and anticipation and excitement are always high when the bus pulls in for our field trips.  Below is the 2020 schedule for all special events and field trips.  Please note that all field trips are optional. Campers who opt out of the field trips will participate in activities on campus.

Junior Camp: TK & K

Junior campers really enjoy our exciting Junior Camp program.  Their morning funshops are packed full of wonderful fun-filled, creative activities.  In the afternoon, they get to cool off in the pool, visit our game room equipped with computers, Wii, a pool table, puzzles, table top games as well as having time to hang out with their friends and counselors.  Junior campers go on field trips every session and take part in our many special events and theme-based activities on-site.

Campers will stay together with their group as they attend their funshops each morning.

Campers can also enroll in our TK/Kindergarten Readiness specialty camp which takes place from 9 A.M. – 12 P.M. and runs for 1 week.  To learn more, please visit the Specialty Camps page.

** Exact daily schedules will be determined by your camper’s counselor and may be viewed weekly in each classroom.

Funshop Descriptions

Amazing Animals: This funshops takes place with the campers regular counselors. The campers will explore and engage in projects having to do with our feathered and furry friends. They will complete art projects and activities about animals.

Arts & Crafts: Campers will express their artistic side through a variety of mediums.  Paint, clay, sequins and more can be found when our campers get messy during Arts & Crafts time.

Barnyard: A popular place at Camp Woodland Hills, campers will enjoy their time learning about and caring for our fabulous furry (and sometimes scaly and feathery) friends with our Animal & Nature Specialists.

Clays & Dough: Gak, Oobleck and Homemade play dough can be seen and created.  Campers will also create masterpiece sculptures to take home after this fun experience.

Drama:Do we have the next Oscar winner among us? Campers will be introduced to the basics of acting and improv. Through games and fun activities the campers will work with counselors to discover their inner Meryl Streep or Tom Hanks.

Fabulous Fabrics: Make a memorable pillow or create a beautiful t-shirt. These are just some of the things that will help to keep Camp Woodland Hills in campers’ hearts forever.

No Heat Cooking: Yummy!! Campers love our no heat cooking program.  They will learn how to make turkey wraps, sweet smoothies, and fresh creamy guacamole among many other things. Delightfully delicious!

Over the Rainbow: Explore all the colors of the rainbow in this funshop. Experiment with Science, Arts and Crafts, and more all themed in bright and vibrant colors.

Sports & Games: Time to get out and get active during Sports & Games time! Campers will be exposed to a variety of athletic activities where they get up and get moving.

Super Science: There are volcanoes, soda explosions and so much more in this exciting funshop.  Campers will enjoy the mysteries of science through hands-on activities.  

Swim: Cool off in our pool for swim lessons instructed by our fully qualified and certified swim staff.  Campers will get comfortable in the water and work on their swim techniques while gaining confidence.

Explorer Camp: 1st – 2nd Grade

Explorer campers will take part in funshops daily, such as woodworking, swim and no-heat cooking.  Our Explorer Campers will share age-appropriate field trips with both our Adventure Camp and Junior Camp.  They will also take part in all special events held on campus like the Talent Show, Mini Olympics and a variety of Spirit Days!

Campers will stay together with their group as they attend their three funshops each morning.

Campers can also enroll in our Master Chef with Ms. Maxie specialty camp which takes place from 9 A.M. – 12 P.M. and runs for 1 week.  To learn more, please visit the Specialty Camps page.

** Exact daily schedules will be determined by your camper’s counselor and may be viewed weekly in each classroom.

Funshop Descriptions

Art: Campers will express their artistic side through a variety of mediums.  Paint, clay, sequins and more can be found when our campers get messy during this Art funshop.

Arts & Crafts: Campers will express their artistic side through a variety of mediums.  Paint, clay, sequins and more can be found when our campers get messy during Arts & Crafts time.

Barnyard: A popular place at Camp Woodland Hills, campers will enjoy their time learning about and caring for our fabulous furry (and sometimes scaly and feathery) friends with our Animal & Nature Specialists. 

Basketball:  Dribble, dribble, shoot, shoot, take that ball to the hoop, hoop, in this camp favorite! Campers will learn basic skills and drills to refine their game during this funshop. From layups to pick up games, the campers will have a blast imagining themselves as the next Lebron James or CP3.

Clays & Dough: Gak, Oobleck and Homemade play dough can be seen and created.  Campers will also create masterpiece sculptures to take home after this fun experience.

No Heat Cooking: Yummy!! Campers love our no heat cooking program.  They will learn how to make turkey wraps, sweet smoothies, and fresh creamy guacamole among many other things. Delightfully delicious!

Swim: Cool off in our pool for swim lessons instructed by our fully qualified and certified swim staff.  Campers will get comfortable in the water and work on their swim techniques while gaining confidence.

Soccer:  Refine and build your skills in this funshop. Campers will work on basic soccer skills and compete in friendly, competitive, matches. They will focus on teamwork and good sportsmanship while scoring goals!

Sports & Games: Time to get out and get active during Sports & Games time! Campers will be exposed to a variety of athletic activities where they get up and get moving.

Super Science: There are volcanoes, soda explosions and so much more in this exciting funshop.  Campers will enjoy the mysteries of science through hands-on activities.

Woodworking: Learn about safety and technique in this wood crafting class.  Another camp favorite, campers will make birdhouses, name plates and so much more!

Adventure Camp: 3rd – 6th grade

Adventure campers have a blast in our morning , swim in the pool, and enjoy the excitement of our game room playing with the Wii systems, Xbox 360s, pool, air hockey, computers and more.  Adventure campers can’t wait when it is time to take part in all the special events, Spirit Days, and WEEKLY FIELD TRIPS that are an integral part of this wonderful summer camp experience.

Participants will attend three (3) funshops each morning. If your child chooses to opt out of any main funshop, we will provide our alternative funshop (description provided below).

Campers can also enroll in our Master Chef with Ms. Maxie specialty camp which takes place from 9 A.M. – 12 P.M. and runs for 1 week.  To learn more, please visit the Specialty Camps page.

Funshop Descriptions

Animal Studies: This funshop will take place in our Animals and Nature Center. Similar to our elementary school curriculum, campers will learn about our feathered and furry friends with a focus on 3 strands: Ecology, Evolution/Genetics, and Husbandry.

Art: Campers will express their artistic side through a variety of mediums.  Paint, clay, sequins and more can be found when our campers get messy during this Art funshop.

Barnyard: A popular place at Camp Woodland Hills, campers will enjoy their time learning about and caring for our fabulous furry (and sometimes scaly and feathery) friends with our Animal & Nature Specialists.

Baseball: Do you dream of making it to the big league? Campers will get active, learning and playing baseball in this funshop.

Basketball:  Dribble, dribble, shoot, shoot, take that ball to the hoop, hoop, in this camp favorite! Campers will learn basic skills and drills to refine their game during this funshop. From layups to pick up games, the campers will have a blast imagining themselves as the next Lebron James or CP3.

Clays & Dough: Gak, Oobleck and Homemade play dough can be seen and created. Campers will also create masterpiece sculptures to take home after this fun experience.

Lanyards: Our campers love taking part in this camp classic! They will will learn different styles and techniques to practice and share with friends.

No Heat Cooking: Yummy!! Campers love our no heat cooking program.  They will learn how to make turkey wraps, sweet smoothies, and fresh creamy guacamole among many other things. Delightfully delicious!

Soccer:  Refine and build your skills in this funshop. Campers will work on basic soccer skills and compete in friendly, competitive, matches. They will focus on teamwork and good sportsmanship while scoring goals!

Super Science: There are volcanoes, soda explosions and so much more in this exciting funshop.  Campers will enjoy the mysteries of science through hands-on activities.

Swim: Cool off in our pool for swim lessons instructed by our fully qualified and certified swim staff.  Campers will perfect their butterfly and freestyle while having a blast!

Tin & Leatherwork: A Camp Woodland Hills Classic with a new twist, our campers love making purses, stamping bracelets, and creating memorable pieces of metal art!

Volleyball: Campers will enjoy learning and playing volleyball in this funshop. They will focus on the basic skills needed to become a volleyball pro and play games to advance their game.

Weaving: Take some time to cool off and make something beautiful. In weaving, campers will enjoy making potholders, baskets, place mats and so much more!

Woodworking: Learn about safety and technique in this wood crafting class.  Another camp favorite, campers will make birdhouses, name plates and so much more!

Yoga: Campers will find their inner peace during this calming funshop. They will take a break from the high-energy rush of the camp day to recenter and focus on what lies ahead. Namaste.

Specialty Camps

Camp Woodland Hills is offering 2 specialty camps. Each of these week-long camps will be filled with new and exciting experiences.

  • Each of these camps will run for 1 week and requires a sign up of 5 consecutive days of attendance.
  • Campers will join with our regular Camp Woodland Hills campers for our morning song fest. Then from 9 A.M. – 12 P.M., they will be involved with their Specialty Camp activities.
  • After lunch, they will join our regular camp program for all the daily fun-filled swim, game room and home room activities.

Listed below are the dates and descriptions of each of the Specialty Camps. In addition to the weeks of the Specialty Camps, campers may also sign up to attend our regular camp for any of the other weeks of the Camp Woodland Hills program.

C.I.T. Program: 7th – 8th grade

The Counselor in Training (C.I.T.) program* is for youth entering grades 7 and 8 (up to age 12).

Under the supervision of the counselors, C.I.T.s work with the younger campers during the regular camp morning program, on field trips and for special events.  In the afternoon, they enjoy time with their fellow C.I.T.s in the game room and pool. These campers will meet with the camp director for leadership training weekly and enjoy a special field trip for CITs only, once a session.

*By invitation only.