Camp Sunrise 2016 – Day 5

The week might be winding down here at Camp Sunrise 2016, but the excitement is ramping up!

Today was the second to last day of classes, with campers enjoying some Science, Outdoor Games, and even a hike to the top of the mountain. At the end of classes, an afternoon activity involving Westerns and Fantasies was enjoyed by all before everyone prepped for dinner.

With the campers and staff in their best story-based costumes, our Leaders-in-Training hosted a night of fine Italian dining, followed by our world-famous dance. DJ Falling Rock and Mix Master Keegs spun tracks well into the night, giving our Sunrise campers the ultimate opportunity to Celebrate Life.

You don’t think the Snurf would’ve dared make an appearance at the dance though right?

Tomorrow is the last full day of Sunrise, and another full day of activities awaits!

Camp Sunrise 2016 – Day 4

Although today might be Wednesday, here at Camp Sunrise we call it Lake Day! After another wonderful breakfast from our kitchen staff, our campers loaded up the buses and headed off to Willow Springs Lake. The campers took advantage of a warm, sunny day by hiking, swimming, fishing, and filling the lake with canoes!

Upon arrival back at Camp, outreach teams from Nike and Storybook Entertainment were waiting to provide the campers with an afternoon of fun activities. Nike played a myriad of outdoor games with the kids, while Storybook sent Princesses Leia and Jasmine to hang out with the campers.

In case that was not enough, we wound down the evening with a movie and popcorn, before the campers mosied back to their bunks after our most active day yet!

Tomorrow is one of our camper’s favorite days, as DJ Falling Rock and Mix Master Keegs light up the night at the annual Camp Dance!

I wonder how the Snurf is enjoying his week? Follow the whole story on YouTube!

Camp Sunrise 2016 – Day 3

Camp Sunrise woke up to another beautiful, sunny day today! After breakfast, the campers continued their adventures in their classes, experiencing everything from Drama, to Dodgeball, to Movie Making.

The weather cooperated this afternoon, allowing the world-famous Jell-O War to commence without any interruption. The campers spent 30 minutes throwing Jell-O to their hearts’ content! The campers encountered a special surprise as the Christopher-Kohls Fire Department hosed down everyone and the sticky situation left over from the Jell-O War.

The senior campers ventured out on their Senior Overnight on the Mogollian Rim where they watched the sun set over the valley before setting up a traditional camp site. As the seniors were camping, our juniors enjoyed a night of S’more Making and a ton science and physics experiments in the dining hall.

We are calling it an early night here at Camp Sunrise in order to be well rested for Lake Day tomorrow!

Camp Sunrise 2016 – Day 2

Day 2 of Arizona Camp Sunrise is in the books!

After breakfast, the campers ventured off to their first day of classes. In addition to traditional favorites like fishing, hiking, and archery, this year’s campers enjoyed classes like Outdoor Games, Lego Master Builders, and Spy Camp.

The afternoon brought a wet and wild Water Day, thanks to a mountain of water balloons, frozen t-shirts, and a make-shift Car Wash.

After drying off and enjoying some cabin camaraderie, the campers descended on the fire pit for a night of singing, dancing, an good old fashioned camp fun.

Until tomorrow, good night from AZ Camp Sidekicks! Remember to check out Facebook for updates throughout the week!

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Camp Sunrise 2015 – Day Six

Day Six – Talent Show  – Tomorrow leaving 

Sunrise 2015 Talent Show 2Tonight was the annual talent show were our guest host Chuck Roast with the Host with the Most! There was a plethora of high fives given out and loads of jokes to go around. Each cabin participated in the evening festivities with a skit! Tomorrow the kids will head home but first we will have a yearbook signing event and of course, Family Day! Cannot wait to meet everyone and have a beautiful last day of camp.

Camp Sunrise 2015 – Day Five

Day Five – Dance 

Sunrise 2015 DinnerThe annual camp dinner dance took place last night. Campers and staff dressed in festive clothing to match our Campilyland amusement park theme! The costumes were AMAZING and the creativity was unmatched! After an awesome dinner served by the Leaders in Training, everyone returned to the dinning hall for the dance. The dance was full of great music and an awesome light show!

 

 

Camp Sunrise 2015 – Day Four

Day Four – Jello War and Movie Night 

The infamous JELLO WAR took place today. The kids and staff were able to participate in the ultimate form of food fight and throw jello! There was no jello to spare during this fight and no one walked away clean! After a much needed shower time… we had dinner and ended the evening with The Princess Bride! Tomorrow will be jammed packed with the Formal Dinner and Dance. Be sure to follow us on FaceBook for more up to date posts and pictures!

Camp Sunrise 2015 – Day Three

Day Three – Lake and Campfire!!  

Campfire time!! Campers gathered around the fire and we sang our favorite classics including “I saw a Bear” and “Princess Pat.” There were lots of smiles and giggles to go around. The campers also participated in LAKE DAY! Campers and staff headed to the Lake where they were able to ride in canoes, go wading in the water, and of course FISHING!! Lots of exciting things happened at the Lake and included lunch complete with a cookie.

Camp Sunrise 2015 – Day Two

Day Two – Water Day 

DSC00774Today was our first full day of classes and activities. Earlier in the day we had a water day! The fire department came to visit and made the activities even more exciting! There were a lot of water activities and there was no shortage of water to throw around. The day would not be complete without some Jedi training taught by our personal camp master Jedis. The younger campers were able to practice their jedi skills and make a light saber. The older campers participated in an off-site overnight camping trip and will meet us at the lake tomorrow!!

Camp Sunrise 2015 – Day One

Day One – Arrival 

Today the kids arrived in style and full of smiles. They were escorted by the ACE Corvette Club and each received a small corvette to take home as well. The staff planned a “Back Stage Tour” of the camp grounds to go with the theme of “Campilyland.” Campers moved into their bunks and are ready to go for a week full of adventure and fun! DSC00689

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