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day camp specialty tracks

Anisfield Specialty Tracks

Grades 2 - 7
Spend your morning exploring your favorite interests, spend the afternoon participating in the incredible activities that Anisfield has to offer. Space is limited – don’t miss these incredible, one-of-a-kind camp experiences! Looking for sports? Click here to learn about our sports program.



Week 1
• Extreme Warrior
• Fishing
• Candy Camp

Week 2

• Farm to Table
• Unicorns & Mermaids
• Horseback Riding
• Boating & Water Sports

Week 3

• Fishing 
• Canvas Creations
• Safety Town
• Yoga & Zumba

Week 4

• Outdoor Adventure
• Hip Hop/ Pop Star
• Edible Art 
• Anisfield Goes to Camp Wise (5 days or 8 days)

Week 5
• Catch 'Em All

• Ceramics 
• Horseback Riding

Week 7
• Unicorns & Mermaids

• Fishing 
• Outdoor Adventure Extreme
• Babysitting Course

Week 8
• Farm to Table

• Horseback Riding
• Welcome to Hogwarts

Week 9
• Safety Town

• Horseback Riding
• Playmakers at Anisfield
• Welcome to Hogwarts



Anisfield Goes To Camp Wise
Campers can choose between a 5 day or 8 day Shabbat Camp Wise experience.  Spend your week getting your “feet wet” trying all that Camp Wise has to offer.  Unsure if your camper is ready for multiple weeks at Camp Wise or want to get your feet wet first?  This is the perfect opportunity for your camper to spend the week at the Home of Happiness and return home with the countdown starting for camp 2021!

Babysitting Course
Are you ready to be the best babysitter on the block?  This course provides the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to safely and responsibly care for children and infants, including basic first aid, leadership skills, guidance on developing a babysitting business,and methods for engaging younger children in age appropriate activities. Successful completion provides participants with a Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Certification.

Candy Camp

From candy to chocolate treats, campers will create the most decadent dishes that would impress even Willy Wonka himself! Campers will use create candy inspired by their imagination and will learn the basics of chocolate and candy making. Campers will create different amazing and outrageous sweets daily. Campers will create not only tasty treats, but also treats that look too good to eat! Each camper will take all of their recipes home at the end of the week in their very own cookbook.

Campers will spend their mornings expanding their imagination and diving into the exciting world of clay.  Campers will get their hands dirty working with this dynamic and expressive art form.  At the end of the week, your camper will have completed a variety of projects that will be sent home (in bubble wrap). We will mail the final project home after we fire them in the kiln so you can proudly display your creations! Projects may range from sculptures to pots to picture frames to bowls! Our instructors will work with each camper individually to help them create a project they are proud of!

Canvas Creations
Our campers will bring their own canvases to life! Campers will create different masterpieces based on themes like landscapes, nature, and famous works of art. Campers will create multiple canvas masterpieces throughout the week and explore different mediums and tools. No experience necessary, just a desire to use their imagination and have fun!

Edible Art
All of their life you have told your camper the same thing “food is for eating, not for playing”.  At camp, that is not the case!  In this unique and exciting camp, campers will combine cooking skills with artistic style to build edible art creations. Projects will include “mouse pears,” funny face sandwiches, Oreo crafts, ice cream cone clowns, edible bouquets, and more. Not only will campers have a chance to explore their creative side, but they can eat their masterpieces as well!  If your camper has allergies, that doesn’t mean they can’t participate in all the fun, please give us a call and we will make sure that they also have a safe experience that they will never forget.

Extreme Sports
In Extreme Sports camp, campers will enjoy taking sports they know and love and experiencing it in outrageous elements! Paintball, jetskiing, tubing, and go karts are some of the sports these campers will get to try. Some field trips will require a waiver to be completed prior to the camp week. Travel itineraries are subject to change and will be posted on our website as well as in your CampMinder account under Forms and Documents.

*This camp includes some off-site field trips*

Farm To Table
In our Farm to Table Camp, Campers will learn about producing their own food, tend the garden and enjoy a hands-on experience using fruits and veggies from our camp garden and beyond. We will provide transportation for participants to Legacy Farms (a 5 minute bus ride from Halle Park) where Farmer Tim and Farmer Lorna will be our guides for the week! At Legacy Farms, campers will learn how a farmer takes care of their garden on a daily basis. Campers will also prepare snacks and dishes using the foods that they tend to at the farm.

*This camp includes daily off-site field trips*

What will the catch of the day be? Campers will start their week off learning the basics of fishing and as the week goes on they will travel to some of the best local fishing spots to test their skills. Campers will be led by experienced staff who have spent time in these areas. Campers will fish from land, docks, beaches and even ankle deep in the water! Campers will be provided with all necessary equipment during this week.   

*This camp includes 3-4 off-site field trips*

Horseback Riding
Travel to the Frog Spring Farm for five days of horseback riding lessons led by their professional equestrian staff.  Learn to walk and trot, plus basic horsemanship control.  Whether you are an experienced rider or just have a love for horses, this is the camp for you.  Closed toed shoes are required. Helmet and other accessories will be provided.

*This camp includes daily off-site field trips*

Outdoor Adventure
Have a love for the great outdoors? This is the perfect camp for you! Campers will have the opportunity to explore the great outdoors through uniquely crafted expeditions and activities. Each day is filled with different activities as campers explore the great outdoors. Campers will learn how to navigate with a compass, identify edible plants, build fires, and more.

*This camp includes some off-site field trips*

*This camp includes one overnight*

Outdoor Adventure Extreme
Campers will earn achievement badges as they complete activities such as identifying edible plants, hiking, cooking their meals over a campfire and pitching a tent. Campers in outdoor adventure extreme will also experience an overnight camping experience located off site where they will pitch their own tent, go on hikes, and prepare their dinner and breakfast over a campfire.

*This camp includes some off-site field trips*

*This camp includes one overnight*

Boating & Watersports
This is perfect for those who love being on the water! Campers will learn proper boating techniques and then head out to local waters to go kayaking, canoeing, peddle boating, rowboats and more!

*This camp includes some off-site field trips*

Catch ‘Em All Camp
Pokemon professors have studied our campgrounds and created a map of where we are most likely to find even the rarest of Pokemon! Stock up on pokeballs by visiting “pokestops” located on our campsite, completing training and quests, and leveling up! Use your inventory to capture the pokemon of your choice! Please note that Pokemon: Catch ‘Em All Camp recreates an experience similar to the Pokemon Go game, and does not require any previous knowledge of the trading card game.

Hip Hop / Pop Star Dance
Be the star on the dance floor! Campers will learn fun, high-energy choreography to transform into show-stopping dancers! Campers will take the stage and learn how to dance just like their pop star idols! Whether they aspire to be the next Taylor Swift or Selena Gomez, the spotlight is on as our dancers transform into superstars. Throughout the week, campers will learn choreography and technique from our awesome dance camp instructors as they create amazing performances worthy of a world tour!

Safety Town
Rising Kindergarteners spend half of their day participating in the incredible Safety Town program and half the day participating in a traditional camp day at Anisfield.  Safety Town is a week long program that teaches Rising Kindergarteners a wide spectrum of safety issues before they enter Kindergarten.  Safety topics include fire safety, stranger danger, school bus safety, calling 911, police assistance and more! Safety Town participants will have a safety town graduation to celebrate their experience and achievement.

Play-Well Teknologies (K-1)
If you like LEGO® bricks, you'll love Summer Camp with Play-Well Teknologies at The J!  Playing with LEGO® bricks is fun and educational!  Our campers are guided by Play-Well Teknologies instructors through interactive lessons and an introduction to robotics with easy-to-use software.  Teams will build different creations each day and learn to make their models move!  Campers will also enjoy themed lessons such as LEGO® City, Pokemon and Angry Birds. There will be time for free-building, outdoor play and swimming each day.

Play-Well Teknologies Lego Robotics at Safran Park (2-5)
If you like LEGO® bricks, you'll love Play-Well Teknologies at Safran Park!  Campers attending this unique LEGO camp are guided by Play-Well Teknologies instructors through interactive lessons and an introduction to LEGO robotics with easy-to-use software. Teams will build different LEGO creations each day and learn to make their models move!  Campers will also enjoy themed lessons such as LEGO® City, Pokemon and Angry Birds. In addition to all of the fun with LEGOS, there will be time for creative LEGO play and building, outdoor activities and campers will swim each day too!

Welcome To Hogwarts 
Get your wands and broomsticks ready to soar into the Harry Potter universe in this exciting camp! This camp is back by popular demand! Our staff will lead campers through an interactive world of magic and wizardry. From potions class and Quidditch practice to defense against the dark arts and crafts, aspiring young witches and wizards will explore this magical world through dozens of games and crafts, cooking projects, scavenger hunts, and more!

Playmakers at Anisfield
We hope you are ready for the limelight! Warm up those pipes and get your dancing shoes on for this musical theatre workshop! Campers will learn music and choreography to some of the most popular musical theatre productions. The week concludes with a live showcase for Anisfield (available for friends and family to view on Facebook live). Playmakers at Anisfield is led by staff borrowed from our very own Francine and Benson Pilloff Family Performing Arts Camp.

Unicorns & Mermaids
Come to Anisfield and dance among the magical and mystical world of unicorns and mermaids! This week of camp includes dance, unicorn face painting, decorating unicorn cookies, creating the magic of unicorn arts and crafts (just imagine making your very own unicorn horn), unicorn/mermaid makeovers done by a professional hair stylist and make up artist and countless activities! Campers will learn the daily responsibilities of being a mermaid while getting a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the secret life of unicorns and mermaids.

Yoga & Zumba
Come join us as we promote wellness and fitness through yoga and zumba. This is a unique camp that integrates mindfulness, yoga, team-building and physical exercise with FUN!  Stretch, warm up, get your body moving, repeat! Campers will learn yoga poses, breathing techniques, enjoy fast paced zumba exercises, and fun mindfulness activities.