Family Camps

Gibbs Family Reunion is for Gibbs family and friends. Please contact us for more information.

Family camps are a wonderful opportunity for the whole family! Come enjoy fresh and healthy meals (that you didn’t have to cook!), leisure activities, engaged recreation, nightly board games, heartfelt chapel programs, and four activity periods filled with fun all over camp.

Cabins and lodge rooms are available as well as trailer hookups and space for tents.

Activities to Enjoy

  • Archery
  • Ceramics
  • Pool Open Swim
  • Horse Riding
  • Sports (Sand Volleyball, Soccer, Pickleball, Ultimate Disc, Softball, Kickball, Basketball)
  • Rock Climbing
  • Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddle-boarding
  • Sailing, Wind Surfing
  • Waterfront Activities
    • Boat rides, tubing, sea sled, kneeboard, wake board, ski, & wake surf

Some activities have limited space and will have a signup posted in the cafeteria at breakfast each day.

Family camps are a wonderful opportunity for the whole family! Come enjoy fresh and healthy meals (that you didn’t have to cook!), leisure activities, engaged recreation, nightly board games, heartfelt chapel programs, and four activity periods filled with fun all over camp.

Cabins and lodge rooms are available as well as trailer hookups and space for tents.

Activities to Enjoy

  • Archery
  • Ceramics
  • Pool Open Swim
  • Horse Riding
  • Sports (Sand Volleyball, Soccer, Pickleball, Ultimate Disc, Softball, Kickball, Basketball)
  • Rock Climbing
  • Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddle-boarding
  • Sailing, Wind Surfing
  • Waterfront Activities
    • Boat rides, tubing, sea sled, kneeboard, wake board, ski, & wake surf

Some activities have limited space and will have a signup posted in the cafeteria at breakfast each day.

Family camps are a wonderful opportunity for the whole family! Come enjoy fresh and healthy meals (that you didn’t have to cook!), leisure activities, engaged recreation, nightly board games, heartfelt chapel programs, and four activity periods filled with fun all over camp.

Cabins and lodge rooms are available as well as trailer hookups and space for tents.

Activities to Enjoy

  • Archery
  • Ceramics
  • Pool Open Swim
  • Horse Riding
  • Sports (Sand Volleyball, Soccer, Pickleball, Ultimate Disc, Softball, Kickball, Basketball)
  • Rock Climbing
  • Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddle-boarding
  • Sailing, Wind Surfing
  • Waterfront Activities
    • Boat rides, tubing, sea sled, kneeboard, wake board, ski, & wake surf

Some activities have limited space and will have a signup posted in the cafeteria at breakfast each day.

At Family Camp 3, homeschooling families have the opportunity to come together and build relationships with other families through many activities, games, and adventures together. For more information and to register, please contact us.

Activities to Enjoy

  • Archery
  • Pool Open Swim
  • Horse Riding
  • Sports (Sand Volleyball, Soccer, Pickleball, Ultimate Disc, Softball, Kickball, Basketball)
  • Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddle-boarding
  • Sailing, Wind Surfing
  • Waterfront Activities
    • Boat rides, tubing, sea sled, kneeboard, wake board, ski, & wake surf

Some activities have limited space and will have a signup posted in the cafeteria at breakfast each day.

2022 Family Camp Fees

  • Adults: $297
  • Children ages 4-13: $249
  • Children ages 0-3: FREE
Discounts
  • Early Bird: Receive $25 off for paying your account in full by June 1.
  • New York Conference Members: As members of the New York Conference, your family will receive $25 off your total fee!
  • Bring a Family: If you bring a family who has never been to Cherokee before, get $25 off your total fee!
Returned Checks & Credit Cards

There will be a $45 charge for returned checks. If paying by credit card, a 3% surcharge will be added to your balance.

Registration

Check in begins each Sunday at 2:00 p.m. If you arrive before lunch you may join in the noon meal by purchasing a meal ticket for $9.00 per person.

Checkout time is 9:00-10:00 a.m. on the last Sunday of camp week.

Acceptance

The camp administration reserves the right to reject an applicant and to send home any camper one whose influence is considered injurious to the best interest of the camp and/or campers.

Pet Policy

Absolutely no pets are allowed on the grounds at Camp Cherokee per requirement of the New York State Department of Health.

Camp Store Souvenirs

T-shirts, sweatshirts, and many other items can be purchased at the camp store. The camp store is located on the chapel porch and will be open after the chapel programs in the mornings and evenings each day (except Friday night).

Lost & Found

The camp is not responsible for lost or stolen articles. Lost and found is located on the camp office porch. Please label your clothing & personal belongings. Unclaimed items will be donated to charity after 3 months.

What to bring to Camp Cherokee:
  • Bible
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Pen/pencil & notebook
  • Soap/shampoo
  • Bath Towel
  • Beach Towel
  • Washcloth
  • Brush/comb
  • Chapstick
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug repellant
  • Flashlight
  • Shoes (sneakers, shower shoes, running shoes)
  • Socks
  • Athletic Clothes
  • Long pants
    • (required for activities like horses & rock climbing)
  • Closed-toe shoes
    • (required for activities like horses, rock climbing, archery, etc.)
  • Church/Dress clothes (Sabbath & Group Picture)
  • Underwear
  • Pajamas
  • Modest one-piece swimsuit
  • Warm sleeping bag
  • Pillow
  • Rain gear
  • Coat/jacket/sweatshirt
  • Cash for camp store and offering
  • Camera (optional)
  • Table games (optional)
What NOT to bring:
  • Animal Pets of any type
  • Fireworks
  • Alcohol/Tobacco/Drugs
  • Weapons of any type
  • Jewelry
  • Clothes that question modesty
  • Bad Attitude