Evening Programs

Tamarack Campfire Sing-a-long Fun

Tamarack Camps offers a wide variety of evening programs that can be the perfect culmination to a perfect day. Anything from educational to goofy to pure relaxation, choose the evening program that your group will love.

Building Support

5th– 12th Grade

Participants become engineers in this class, using a set of dowels and ropes to design and create a structure that can hold a Tamarack staff member! Teamwork and good communication skills are essential in this unique program. This class is ideal for an evening program or as a class in your groups’ daytime rotation.

Chaperones Required: 1

1 hour 15 minutes– SHORT

Campfire

ALL AGES

What better way to wind down after a long day at camp than sitting around an iconic campfire? Groups can choose to run their own programming and have a Tamarack staff start the fire. Wood, water and a shovel will be provided for groups to tend and extinguish their own fire. Looking for a more structured campfire? Choose from any or all of the following activities to be run by a Tamarack facilitator:

  • CAMPFIRE SING-A-LONG

Tamarack staff bring the songs and energy to make this addition to your campfire a lasting memory.

  • S’MORES

Tamarack staff gather, organize and facilitate your s’more experience. Participants roast their own

marshmallows and enjoy them around the fire. No mess for you to worry about, except sticky fingers!

  • HAYRIDE Chaperones Required 1:20

Pulled by the big, red tractor, participants love taking a ride in the straw-filled hay wagon!

Chaperones Required: 2                                                          

between 10 minutes and 1 hour 15 minutes– SHORT

Minute to Win It

5th Grade and UP

Based on the hit TV show, Minute to Win It is an exciting and energizing evening program where participants face a series of challenges that they must beat in 60 seconds or less. Good sportsmanship is required and silliness is encouraged!

Chaperones Required: 1

1 hour 15 minutes– SHORT

Mock Olympics

4th– 8th Grade

Groups are divided into teams and assigned a color. Teams create a name and mascot for their group’s color, and then represent those colors in a series of hilarious relay races and team challenges! A fun and engaging way to burn off any extra energy your group has before bedtime.

Chaperones Required: 2

1 hour 15 minutes– SHORT

Movie Night – NEW!

ALL AGES

A unique twist on the typical movie going experience, Movie Night at Tamarack Camps allows groups to enjoy their movie while laying under the stars. Participants are encouraged to bring blankets and snuggle up while watching the movie of your choice. Fresh popcorn completes this perfect evening of relaxation.

Chaperones Required: 2

1 hour 15 minutes– SHORT

Night Hike

4th– 12th Grade

Night Hikes are a great opportunity for groups to experience the great outdoors in a new light– or no light. Night Hikes are scheduled after the sun sets and participants are led out into the darkness to observe the woods and learn what nighttime means for nocturnal critters. Groups explore how the senses of sight, hearing and smell are affected by the dark. Participants gain confidence walking in the dark woods without a flashlight!

Chaperones Required: 1:16

1 hour 15 minutes– SHORT

Skit Trunk

4th– 12th Grade

Get ready for a hilarious good time as students rummage through the Tamarack props and costumes, then create their own skits! Tamarack staff help keep groups on task and assist with the planning and practice as needed, but the participants have full creative control. You’re bound to be surprised with what your group comes up with! Kids love watching the adults do a production of their own, so get creative!

Chaperones Required: 2

1 hour 15 minutes– SHORT

Square Dance

4th– 12th Grade  

A classic form of entertainment revitalized at Tamarack Camps! Groups have good ol’ fashioned fun as the Tamarack facilitator teaches them authentic square dance calls and responses, then spends the remaining time showing off their new moves to a mix of classic and modern music. Get ready for a swinging good time!

Chaperones Required: 1

1 hour 15 minutes– SHORT