Camp Cherokee is working on adjustments for this summer, stay tuned.

06/15/20 – Overnight Camps not allowed — We are exploring how to do camp this summer

New York State decides to not allow overnight camps.

Camp Cherokee will not have Children’s Camps this summer. All applications and funds will be returned.

We are still investigating what limitations we will have on Family Camps and Retreats. We are also exploring other ways to do ministry. Check back for updates.

05/01/20 – Adjusted Kids Camp Schedule & Registration Changes

Gibbs Family Reunion has been CANCELED

Because of this, kids camps have been moved back one week. This will hopefully allow more time and a better chance for us continuing camp this summer. Teen camp will start July 5.

Updated dates can be found on our calendar page.

The New York State Department of Health will make the decision if Camp Cherokee is allowed to be open this summer and under what conditions. We will be following the CDC and the American Camp Association recommendations and the NYS Department of Health requirements to operate a safe camp.

Additional health screening is planned for the arrival at camp, including temperature checks. Anyone running a temperature or having other symptoms of illness will not be admitted to camp. Other procedures will be outlined later.

The registration process will be different this year. If the camp is limited on how many children may attend each camp, admission will be by pre-registration based on the order the applications are received. Pre-registration is highly recommended since there may not be room for walk-in registrations on the first day of camp. Send the child’s application and payment to the address on the application. If we are limited in the number of campers, the pre-registration period will end when the camper limit has been reached. You will be notified of your child’s admission status. If the camp is not allowed to operate this summer, your payments will be fully refunded.

04/02/20 – All Camps As Scheduled

The leadership at Cherokee are continually reviewing and evaluating the current health situation and are in contact with the NY Health Department and other authorities about the safety of camp. We will provide updates as information becomes available about the recovery efforts and camp progress.

Any changes to this summer’s program will be identified here as well as on our Facebook page [click here].
Registration remains open for this summer.
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If you want an unforgettable summer, then look no further than Camp Cherokee. Tucked away in the Adirondack Mountains of Northern New York, you will find a place so beautiful that you won’t want to leave. It’s beauty not only comes from the mountainsides, sunrises, and the foggy, glass-like lake; but from the friendships, you will make and the spiritual growth you will experience.
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Alongside Saranac Lake, a beautiful lake that stretches 7 miles long and a mile wide, kids, families, and friends enjoy watersports, horseback riding, archery, hiking, rec games, vegetarian meals, crafts, and worship services.

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Helpful Information About Camp

Is Sleepaway Camp Right for Your Child?

Is Sleepaway Camp Right for Your Child?

Should you send your child to stay at camp for an entire week? Learn why staying at an overnight camp can help your child’s development.

Homesickness Dos and Don’ts for Parents Preparing for Camp

Homesickness Dos and Don’ts for Parents Preparing for Camp

Homesickness is bound to happen. As a parent, here are some tips for preparing you and your child to deal with and avoid homesickness.

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5 Summer Camp Packing Hacks

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Pastor Dan Whitlow
Pastor Dan Whitlow
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Zack Thornton
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