Camper's Choice – daily
opportunities for each camper to choose an activity of their own
special interest – to
help create their own choice experience.
Selectives – Fifth
graders and above will also be able to choose a Selective on a
rotation basis, focusing on an area of new
interest. Explore a sport, craft or hobby in depth.
Learn to Swim Program – Campers
learn to swim at Willoway – in
our two teaching pools, designed for children, our American Red Cross
based swim program fosters the development and acquisition of new
swimming skills, while our free swim program offers time to reinforce
newly learned techniques. Simply put, we teach swimming best!
Lunch – Campers may bring
their lunch which is refrigerated or may choose the catered lunch
option on a weekly basis. Juice is provided for all campers as is
a milk and cookies afternoon snack. Typical catered meals include
chicken strips, pizza, pasta, breadsticks, potatoes and with fruit.
All campers participate in our weekly Friday cookout.
Lake Program – Willoway
is proud of its longstanding lake program on our Walled Lake site.
with Red Cross swimming skills are
able to participate in such activities as water skiing, tubing, torpedoing,
and sailing. All campers use the pontoon boats on a regular basis.
Challenge Course – An
adventure-challenge course involving teams of campers in a series
of non-competitive activities
to build trust,
support, self-confidence and commitment utilizing initiatives and
a climbing wall.
The camp day begins and ends on our Willoway buses and vans. A safe
and fun ride is in store for our campers aboard our own Willoway vehicles
staffed by professional drivers and bus counselors. Games, singing,
spirit and fun are the watchwords—and campers look forward to
Choose from free door to door transportation or non-stop express shuttle
service from specific locations, including Birmingham-Bloomfield-Franklin
(Maple & Telegraph), and two West Bloomfield locations: Lone Pine & Orchard
Lake and new this year at Pontiac Trail & Haggerty.