• Facebook
YMCA of Greater Charlotte
YMCA of Greater Charlotte
Your browser is currently out of date.
Our website does not support your web browser. This may interrupt your browsing experience.
Please update your browser to one of the recomended browsers below.
Your Current Browser:
This is the notification control

CAMPERS' TYPICAL DAY

Within a few days of arriving at YMCA Camp Thunderbird, campers settle into a comfortable, familiar schedule.
 
While each day includes special moments, a typical day includes the following routine:
 
7:30 AM Rise & Shine
8:15 AM Flagpole / Breakfast
9:15 AM - 12:15 PM Morning Activities
12:45 PM Lunch
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM Rest Period
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Afternoon Activities
6:00 PM Flag Pole / Dinner
6:45 PM Supervised free time with friends
7:30 PM Evening program
9:30 PM Return to cabins for showers and devotion
10:15 PM Taps & lights out
 
Special Moments
 
OPENING CAMPFIRE
Time to turn up the enthusiasm and build excitement for the session. Campers dress in their camp colors to cheer, dance and sing around the fire.
 
CLOSING CAMPFIRE
Campers dress in nice clothes and share memories of their session. The bandana ceremony takes place on this last night of camp.
 
FIELD PARTY
A great evening of fun on the middle Saturday during two-week sessions. Campers dress according to the session theme.
 
CABIN NIGHT
Each cabin plans a Monday evening activity together or with a fellow cabin.
 
TALENT SHOW
Come prepared to showcase your talents. Bring your props, costumes and/or music.
 
HEAD COUNSELOR NIGHT
Head Counselors engage campers in camp-specific activities.
 
EVENING PROGRAMS
Campers gather for large group activities like camp-wide game shows, cabin sports challenges and interactive games.