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Summer Camps

Mark your calendars, registration opens February 14th!

Since 1941, Camp Sankanac has been offering a premier summer youth camp experience like none other.  Of course, we offer all of the usual fun camp activities like campfires, sleeping under the stars, crazy games, crafts, waterfront activities, swimming, night games, and fun competitions. Camp Sankanac offers so much more! Camp Sankanac is open to boys and girls, ages 7-16, regardless of race, color, creed, or national origin. 

Check out the different summer camp options!

Check out what you can expect to see at a week of summer camp!

  • Mountain sized water slide – Imagine flying through the trees on our giant downhill waterslide!
  • Kayaking, Canoeing, and Row Boating – Ever canoed using your hands for paddles?
  • Archery – Discover your inner hunter.
  • Survival Skills Classes – Do you know how to survive if you were lost in the woods?
  • Creek Stomping – Just like it sounds, only muddier.
  • Olympic sized pool – Waterslide, two diving boards, two basketball hoops…need we say more?
  • Exciting chapel services to learn more about God and grow in your faith – the highlight of your week!
  • Mission Impossible – Let’s just say it’s dark, it’s intense, and it’s in the middle of the night…
  • Fishing – This could be the year you catch…the BIG one!
  • Water game – Ever tried to tackle a greased watermelon in a swimming pool?
  • Basketball, Soccer, Kickball, Hockey, Volleyball, Football and most importantly, Gaga Ball!
  • Paintball 
  • Archery  Tag 

Check out availability and full week listings

Paintball Challenge: Emperors and Allies

Status: Open

Your cabin will need a strategy, stealth, unity, and courage in order to defend your empire and take down the others! Can you really trust your allies? Will your empire fall to your enemies?! Choose this week if you’re ready for the challenge! (Ages 7-10 will play nerf or laser tag competitions)

Trick Shot!

Status: Open

Perhaps you’ve heard of Dude Perfect by now?  This week will be Sankanac’s version of the latest craze on the internet and TV.  You will see a mix of traditional sports, some outlandish games, skills competitions, and crazy trick shots.  Both individuals and cabins will take part in the fun of making that “perfect shot!”

Army /Navy

Status: Open

Can you hear it already?  The chants of “ARMY! NAVY! ARMY! NAVY!”  are bouncing off the walls of the Chapel, through the Pine site, and in the Dining Hall. The campers will be split into Army and Navy teams and compete against each other in individual events (pie-eating, fire-building, pool and creek races, etc.) and team events (kickball, soccer, tug of war, basketball, etc.).  The competition is waiting for you…here’s your chance to leave your mark among the legends of the past.  

Shark Week!

Status: Open

Are you ready to face and conquer drenching challenges both by land and “sea”? Plunge into the murky depths of Moose Lake, brave the waters of the famous French Creek Sharks and get blasted by water during your favorite activities.  Don’t miss your chance to get soaked at Sankanac!

Boys' Basketball Camp

Status: Open

If you’re serious about improving your game and learning the fundamentals of basketball you won’t want to miss this camp! From individual instruction from an experienced coaching staff to competitive games, this camp is designed to enhance your skill level whether you are a beginner or a varsity level player.

Anything Goes

Status: Open

An all-time favorite amongst our campers and staff, this week is always packed full of keep-you-on-your-toes kind of fun!  Will we visit different countries?  Travel through time?  Have dinner for breakfast and breakfast for lunch?  Will we have extra nighttime adventures or get to sleep in some mornings?  Come see what excitement awaits you and your friends!  After all, anything goes!!!  Well… almost.  😉

Search for the Lost City

Status: Open

Mystery and adventure go hand in hand as we hunt for El Dorado, the elusive city of gold!  Together, we’ll set out on a trek to bring home treasure that has only been dreamt about for centuries.  But at what cost to us?  Will we even be able to find it?  Does it even exist?!  And if so, can we handle the journey?  It’s going to take a huge team to pull this off–bring your friends!  Let’s hit the trail!!!

Traber Tribe vs Scott Tribe- Survivor Edition!

Status: Open

 You’ve heard of a Sankanac-style Survivor before, but it’s never been done quite like this.  Come out to a week of crazy competitions and unexpected challenges and see which tribe will be left standing when it’s all over.  Exciting cabin and village events will help us to prepare for the big showdown on Thursday, when we’ll have a full day of Traber Tribe vs Scott Tribe, followed by our biggest Tribal Council to date!  Which tribe will come out on top?  You don’t want to miss this week!!!

Once Upon a Time

Status: Open

This week is overflowing with activities and fun–straight out of your favorite storybooks!  With everything from fairy tales to classic adventures, we’ll have something for everyone!  A battle with Beauty’s Beast?  A walk through the wardrobe into Narnia?  Maybe a day on the prairie with the Ingalls family… We’ll venture into territory where only the wild things are and finish out our week with an evening of royal grandeur fit for only the most prestigious princess.  Bring your imagination and get ready to live happily, ever after! 

Boys' Basketball Camp

Status: Open

If you’re serious about improving your game and learning the fundamentals of basketball you won’t want to miss this camp! From individual instruction from an experienced coaching staff to competitive games, this camp is designed to enhance your skill level whether you are a beginner or a varsity level player.

Overnight Horse Camp Week 1

Status: Open

Overnight horse camp is sure to be a week you will remember for a long time! Each camper will get to enjoy a horse throughout the week that they get to care for, ride and learn about. Daily group lessons, crafts, Bible study, barn chore time and swimming will fill the day, as well as special activities like trail rides, bareback riding, horse games, horse learning activities and creek stomping/swimming with your horse. This camp is for all levels and you do not have to have any horse experience to attend! We hope to see you there!

Overnight Horse Camp Week 2

Status: Open

Overnight horse camp is sure to be a week you will remember for a long time! Each camper will get to enjoy a horse throughout the week that they get to care for, ride and learn about. Daily group lessons, crafts, Bible study, barn chore time and swimming will fill the day, as well as special activities like trail rides, bareback riding, horse games, horse learning activities and creek stomping/swimming with your horse. This camp is for all levels and you do not have to have any horse experience to attend! We hope to see you there!

Advanced Overnight Horse Camp

Status: Open

Have you often wanted to try different English disciplines? Well, this is the week for you! We are going to spend each day experiencing the different disciplines English riding has to offer. You will get a little taste of Hunters, Dressage, Show Jumping, Eventing, Trail riding, Drill Team, and Vaulting! Each day will be a new adventure spent at the barn and in the saddle!! You can use one of our horses or bring your own. It is sure to be a great week!!

If you have your own horse and would like to bring them, we encourage that! Please contact the camp at 610-469-6320 for details (Releases, proof of negative Coggins and immunizations records required. No additional cost to board. You will need to bring feed).

**In order to attend this camp, riders will need to be able to walk, trot and canter in the ring and outside the ring and jump a course of fences at the canter of at least 18″ high

Horse Day Camp

Status: Open

Camp Sankanac’s ‘Horse Day Camp’ is run by equestrian professionals Erin Hails (Brick Lane Stables) and Diana Shirk (Silver Lining Farm) and their experienced staff. Erin and Diana both have many years of experience and look forward to working with the campers each summer in improving their confidence, knowledge, and experience around horses and in their riding skills.

Status: Open

Every morning the children will have a chance to try out different activities.  Some of these electives may include camp cooking, pioneering, blacklight dodgeball, crafts, fishing, water games, archery, canoeing, boating, and many more! Lunch is provided by the camp for all campers, no need to pack a lunch. After lunch, the campers enjoy our refreshing swimming pool.  After the pool, the kids will enjoy Bible study and special group activities, such as creek stomping, hiking, hayrides, etc. We even try to throw in a game of Mission: Impossible!  At the beginning of each week, a schedule for the week is available in order to plan for the week’s activities.

Status: Open

Every morning the children will have a chance to try out different activities.  Some of these electives may include camp cooking, pioneering, blacklight dodgeball, crafts, fishing, water games, archery, canoeing, boating, and many more! Lunch is provided by the camp for all campers, no need to pack a lunch. After lunch, the campers enjoy our refreshing swimming pool.  After the pool, the kids will enjoy Bible study and special group activities, such as creek stomping, hiking, hayrides, etc. We even try to throw in a game of Mission: Impossible!  At the beginning of each week, a schedule for the week is available in order to plan for the week’s activities.

Status: Open

Every morning the children will have a chance to try out different activities.  Some of these electives may include camp cooking, pioneering, blacklight dodgeball, crafts, fishing, water games, archery, canoeing, boating, and many more! Lunch is provided by the camp for all campers, no need to pack a lunch. After lunch, the campers enjoy our refreshing swimming pool.  After the pool, the kids will enjoy Bible study and special group activities, such as creek stomping, hiking, hayrides, etc. We even try to throw in a game of Mission: Impossible!  At the beginning of each week, a schedule for the week is available in order to plan for the week’s activities.

Status: Open

Every morning the children will have a chance to try out different activities.  Some of these electives may include camp cooking, pioneering, blacklight dodgeball, crafts, fishing, water games, archery, canoeing, boating, and many more! Lunch is provided by the camp for all campers, no need to pack a lunch. After lunch, the campers enjoy our refreshing swimming pool.  After the pool, the kids will enjoy Bible study and special group activities, such as creek stomping, hiking, hayrides, etc. We even try to throw in a game of Mission: Impossible!  At the beginning of each week, a schedule for the week is available in order to plan for the week’s activities.

Status: Open

Every morning the children will have a chance to try out different activities.  Some of these electives may include camp cooking, pioneering, blacklight dodgeball, crafts, fishing, water games, archery, canoeing, boating, and many more! Lunch is provided by the camp for all campers, no need to pack a lunch. After lunch, the campers enjoy our refreshing swimming pool.  After the pool, the kids will enjoy Bible study and special group activities, such as creek stomping, hiking, hayrides, etc. We even try to throw in a game of Mission: Impossible!  At the beginning of each week, a schedule for the week is available in order to plan for the week’s activities.

Status: Open

Every morning the children will have a chance to try out different activities.  Some of these electives may include camp cooking, pioneering, blacklight dodgeball, crafts, fishing, water games, archery, canoeing, boating, and many more! Lunch is provided by the camp for all campers, no need to pack a lunch. After lunch, the campers enjoy our refreshing swimming pool.  After the pool, the kids will enjoy Bible study and special group activities, such as creek stomping, hiking, hayrides, etc. We even try to throw in a game of Mission: Impossible!  At the beginning of each week, a schedule for the week is available in order to plan for the week’s activities.

Status: Open

Every morning the children will have a chance to try out different activities.  Some of these electives may include camp cooking, pioneering, blacklight dodgeball, crafts, fishing, water games, archery, canoeing, boating, and many more! Lunch is provided by the camp for all campers, no need to pack a lunch. After lunch, the campers enjoy our refreshing swimming pool.  After the pool, the kids will enjoy Bible study and special group activities, such as creek stomping, hiking, hayrides, etc. We even try to throw in a game of Mission: Impossible!  At the beginning of each week, a schedule for the week is available in order to plan for the week’s activities.

Status: Open

Every morning the children will have a chance to try out different activities.  Some of these electives may include camp cooking, pioneering, blacklight dodgeball, crafts, fishing, water games, archery, canoeing, boating, and many more! Lunch is provided by the camp for all campers, no need to pack a lunch. After lunch, the campers enjoy our refreshing swimming pool.  After the pool, the kids will enjoy Bible study and special group activities, such as creek stomping, hiking, hayrides, etc. We even try to throw in a game of Mission: Impossible!  At the beginning of each week, a schedule for the week is available in order to plan for the week’s activities.

Mark your calendars, registration opens February 14th!