Hargis Regional Outdoor Day Camp

Hargis Regional Outdoor Day Camp

Unlike other summer day camps, Regional Outdoor Day Camp at  Hargis Retreat is real camp! Situated on more than 200 wooded acres in Chelsea, Hargis Retreat is blessed with miles of hiking trails, a rock face for climbing, and a private lake for canoeing, fishing, and swimming, all located in a breathtaking valley in the shadow of Double Oak Mountain. With a swimming pool, grass field for games and activities, along with other amenities, Regional Outdoor Day Camp at  Hargis Retreat is the perfect backdrop for traditional outdoor camp activities like:

• Hiking
• Fishing
• Canoeing
• Lake Swimming
• Archery
• Rock Climbing
• Field Games
• Arts & Crafts
• Color Wars 


Safety First
• Low staff to child ratios
• Campers are assigned a specific leader within camp
• Monitored sign in and sign out
• Rigorous staff training
• Safety standards
Fun Engaging Activities
• STEM-based projects
• Swimming and other water activities
• Special Events
• Sports and Games
• Outdoor activities
• Art
• Field trips
Parent Communication
• Parents receive weekly highlight sheets with activity schedule and special reminders.
• Parents can communicate with staff to help each child have a great experience.
• Our staff will let you know about your child’s successes and any problems.
• We conduct evaluations for feedback all summer long
• Leadership team available by phone or email to answer questions
• We keep your personal information confidential.


Medication Authorization Form
Parent Survival Manual
Transportation Information


February 1-YMCA Members
February 15-General Public

Deadline: April 30


Quick and easy Summer Day Camp registration is now available online! Complete the online form below to register your child.
Deadline to register: April 30, 2018!

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