Friendly Pines Camp

A Day in the Life

Our days at camp are BUSY! But oh so much fun! Scroll through a typical daily schedule below!

7:00AM-7:35AM: Wake Up and Flag Raising

The Big Bell is used for wake-up and gathering at the benches.

7:45AM-8:15AM: Breakfast

Typical full breakfasts may include:

  • Pancakes
  • Eggs
  • Hashbrowns
  • Cereal
  • Juice
  • Fruit

 9:20AM-10:20AM: First Activity Period

On the first day of camp, each camper will receive a personalized schedule of their activities.
Every activity change will be signaled by the ringing of the “activity bell.”

10:20AM-10:30AM: Snack

Camp provides two nutritious snacks each day:

  • Fruit
  • Crackers
  • Trail Mix
  • Popsicles

10:30AM-11:30AM: Second Activity Period

Some activities such as Challenge, Canoeing, Waterskiing, and Hiking require two periods and will bring snack with them.

11:30AM-12:00PM: Free Time and Clean Up for Lunch

During free time campers can play games, ride the Bucking Barrel, visit the Library, prepare cheers and skits, and get cleaned up for meals.
The Clean Up Bell lets everyone know it’s time to get ready for the meal.

12:00PM-1:00PM: Lunch

Lunches at camp can include:

  • Soup
  • Grilled Cheese
  • Hamburgers
  • Chicken Sandwiches
  • Stew
  • Juice

At the end of lunch there is time for announcements and counselors lead camp songs 

1:00PM-2:20PM: Siesta and PM Snack

Every afternoon following lunch is Siesta. Campers and counselors retire to their cabins (or hammocks as a special treat) to rest, write letters home, and read.Following Siesta, PM snack is served just before afternoon activities.

2:30PM-4:30PM: Third and Fourth Activity Period

The afternoon activities begin after snack signaled by the “activity bell”. If campers want to change an activity their counselor will help them fill out the schedule change form at the Program Office.

4:30PM-5:15PM: Free Time & Clean Up for Dinner

PM Free time is when cabin groups will prepare for the evening activity, play games on the ball field, or swim and get ready for dinner.

5:15PM-5:30PM Flag Lowering

5:30PM-6:30PM: Dinner

Friendly Pines Camp serves wonderful dinners like:

  • Chicken
  • Roast Beef
  • Spaghetti
  • Stir-Fry
  • Salad
  • Homemade Rolls
  • Plenty of Veggies
  • Homemade Dessert

Two times a session each cabin will cook out on an open fire or small stove to prepare their own dinner.

7:00PM-8:30PM: Evening Activity

Some of our various evening activities include Games on the Meadow, Upper Village Picnic, Carnival, Rendezvous, Talent Show, Round Dance

9:00PM: In Bed and Lights Out

You’ll need plenty of sleep before you do it all again tomorrow!