Adult summer camp at Inn at Lake Joseph

Feb 15th 2017

While the kids are off at regional summer camps, we think you should plan a little fun of your own by recreating the summer camp days of your youth but with an adult-twist! We’ve outlined activities you can add to your day-to-day agenda during your adult summer camp after you drop off the little ones for their own fun at our neighboring Catskills summer camps:

  • Stagedoor Manor
  • French Woods Performing Arts
  • Camp Lokonda
  • Lake Champion
  • Forestburg Scout Reservation
  • 10 Mile River Scout Camp
  • Camp Kennybrook
  • Iroquois Springs
  • Camp Chipinaw
  • Brookwood Camps
  • Frost Valley YMCA Camp
  • Camp Towanda

Plan your adult summer camp with the activities below!

Outdoor recreation and activities

Rise and shine! After a hearty breakfast, and perhaps taking a few snacks for the road, it’s time for some outdoor recreation and activities with the other campers – or maybe just one other special camper!

  • Hiking: Hit the surrounding trails for a lovely hike in the cool morning.
  • Kayaking or boating: Paddle around the lake solo or improve your team work with your partner as you row across the lake together.
  • Rafting: You can also improve your team work abilities with the other campers by organizing a rafting adventure!
  • Biking: Want more speed as you trek the nearby trails? Bring your bike and hit the pavement with a variety of scenic bike trails.
  • Golf: Improve your swing, and perhaps your patience, with a round of golf or two.
  • Tennis: Work on your backhand and get some sprints in with a game of tennis. Just remember to love the game and have fun.
  • Lawn games: Go old-school with some classic lawn games and make friends with other campers as you play games on the grounds. Play nice and take turns!
  • Swimming: What’s a summer without swimming? Swim some laps or just splash around and have fun!

Merit badges

Time to earn some merit badges by exploring our beautiful region of Upstate New York!

  • Theater badge: Go to a local theater production to see storytelling by the professionals. You won’t have to summarize the play or its themes for us when you return to camp.
  • History badge: Earn your history badge by visiting the Bethel Woods Museum or imagine what Woodstock was like by watching a concert at the famous venue.
  • Sommelier badge: Travel along the Shawangunk Wine Trail and refine your wine palate and tasting skills.
  • Food critic badge: Visit a variety of nearby restaurants or practice your own chef skills by making creative creations with the items in our community fridge!
  • Wildlife watching badge: Keep your eyes peeled for the other locals that live here – our wildlife! To take it to the next level, take a trek around the Basha Kill Wildlife Refuge to really see the wildlife.
  • Equestrian badge: Earn this badge with a horseback ride or lesson.

Of course, you won’t want to forget sitting around the campfire (or fire pit) before bed and make s’mores and swap stories about your day with other campers! Start planning your summer camp adventure as your kid plans theirs by finding the perfect room for your stay. This time there’s no bedtime restrictions and no bunk beds!


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