Camp Schedule

2018’s schedule

DeafBlind Camp of Maryland, Inc.
June 10 – 15, 2018
West River Retreat Center
“20 years and counting”

Sunday, June 10

1:00 – Registration (Retreat Center)
2:00 – 4:00 – Pool open
5:30 – Dinner (Dining Hall)
6:30 – Motorcycle Convoy Ride (Parking lot)
7:30 – Introductions, Camp Rules, State Roll Call,
           and snack (Meeting Hall)

Monday, June 11

7:00 – Rise and Shine
8:00 – Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:00 – 9:30 – Camp Group Photo (Behind Meeting Hall)
9:30 – 10:30 – Pro-tactile Workshop (Retreat Center Lounge)
9:15 – 10:30 – Canoes, Archery, Giant Swing/Arts and Crafts
10:00 – 12:00 – Camp Store Open (Retreat Center)
10:45 – 11:45 – Presentation about camp by Peggy/
                               Memorial for Toby
Noon – Lunch (Dining Hall)
1:00 – 2:00
          – Christian Fellowship (Meeting Hall/Osprey Room)
          – Jewish Fellowship (Meeting Hall/Heron Room)
1:00 – 4:00
          – Arts and Crafts (Retreat Center)
          – Camp SPA, sign up in retreat center lounge
– 
Climbing Wall, Hiking, Biking, Canoes, Archery
2:00 – 3:00 – Braille Class by Jon Gabry (Retreat Center Lounge)
3:00 – 4:00 – Pro-tactile Workshop (Meeting Hall)
2:00 – 4:00 – Pool
4:30 – 5:30 – DeafBlind Support Group Meetings
             1) Meeting Hall / Heron Room (oral)
             2) Meeting Hall / Osprey Room (signing)
5:30 – Dinner (Dining Hall)
6:30 – Hayride and Bon Fire (side of Retreat Center)
8:00 – Game night by Andy and Martin (Meeting Hall)

Tuesday, June 12

7:00 – Rise and Shine
8:00 – Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:00 – Board buses to travel to Washington, D.C. (hand out
money/lists of exhibits, maps, etc. as campers board the buses)
Approx. 10:30 – Arrive at National Mall
Lunch on your own
3:00 – Board buses to travel back to camp
4:30 – Arrive back at camp
4:30 – 5:30 – SSPs off, campers/SSPs rest
5:30 – Dinner (Dining hall)
7:00 – BINGO (Meeting Room)

Wednesday, June 13

7:00 – Rise and Shine
8:00 – Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:00 – 10:00
           – Christian Fellowship (Meeting Hall/Osprey Room)
           – Jewish Fellowship (Meeting Hall/Heron Room)
10:00 – Braille Class by Jon Gabry (Retreat Center Lounge)
11:00 – Sprint Technology Presentation (Meeting Hall)
10:00 – 12:00
            – DeafBlind VP demonstration/training (Meeting Room Lounge)
            – DB Camp Store is Open (Retreat Center)
            – Arts & Crafts (Retreat Center)
            – Camp SPA, signup sheets in retreat center lounge
            – Giant Swing, Hiking, Biking, Archery
            – Banana Boat (Dock)
Noon – Lunch (Dining Hall)
1:00 – 4:00
          – Tactile Carnival led by Scott Stoffel (Meeting Hall)
          – Camp SP, signup sheets in retreat center lounge

1:00 – 4:00 – Sprint Technology Display (Meeting Hall Lounge)
2:00 – 5:30 – Large Boat Rides (Dock)
4:30 – 5:30 – Support Group Meetings
         1) Meeting Hall / Heron Room (oral)
         2) Meeting Hall / Osprey Room (signing)
5:30 – 6:30 Dinner (Dining Hall)
6:30 – West River Activity (Game)
6:30 – Planting Flowers
7:30 – Talent Show/Sharing memories of camp (Meeting Hall)
9:00 – Games (Meeting Hall)

Thursday, June 14

7:00 – Rise and Shine
8:00 – Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:00 – 10:00
           – Christian Fellowship-Meeting Hall/Osprey Room
           – Jewish Fellowship-Meeting Hall/Heron Room
10:00 – 11:30
             – Hiking, Biking, Giant Swing
             – Spa
             – Cooking Class – Janice Toothman (Retreat Center Kitchen)
10:00 – 11:00 Challenge Course (sign up in retreat center lounge)
10:00 – 12:00 – Camp Store Open (Retreat Center)

11:30 – 12:30 – Lunch (Dining Hall)
12:30 – Load Buses for Mall and Bowling (Parking Lot)
5:00 – Buses arrive back to camp
5:30 – Gala Dinner (Dining Hall)
          – Turn in Surveys
7:00 – Dance Party (Dining Hall)

Friday, June 15

7:00 – Rise and Shine
8:00 – Breakfast (Dining Hall)
9:00 – Check out (Retreat Center)
           – Pack up / Homeward Bound

Out before 11am!!

Reminders for check out Friday

If you rented linens, bring them to the Retreat Center as early as possible on Friday morning.

Do not leave anything in your cabin. 

Pick up your artwork from the Retreat Center. Artwork left will NOT be sent to you.

If you can help with transportation on Friday, please see Christine, Transportation Coordinator.  Campers please ensure Christine has your departure schedule.

Campers and SSPs must NOT leave Camp until you check out at the Registration Desk.