It is our mission to provide your family with safe and exciting a camp experience that leads your campers to fall in love with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We are excited to welcome both new and returning campers to Camp Ridgedale! You can find our link to camp registration below! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
Camp Dates: May 31st- August 4th, Monday-Friday 8am-3pm
Serving Campers who have completed K-5th Grade
Extended Care Available Starting at 7:30am with Pick up ending at 6pm.
We offer a Counselor In Training program for Campers that have completed 6th-10th grade, the CIT program is a 2 week program that offers leadership experience and fun to older campers.
$120 Per Week for Standard hours
$150 Per week for Camp + Extended Care
$100 flat rate for 2 week CIT program
Sign up for one week or Pay in Full for the entire summer to receive a 10% discount.
Each Week Has A Unique Theme (Click Here To See Each Week’s Themes)
Jump Into Summer (May 31st- June 2nd) – This Mini- week of camp will be full of activities that give us a sample look at the themes of Camp this summer! Learn about Animals, Splash in our pools, JUMP in fun inflatables and hear about the love of Jesus that makes us Jump for joy!
Move It! (June 5th- June 9th) – Learn how cool it is to be Human & to move in the image of God! Compete in camp Olympics, learn to bake healthy treats, and take home a medal from our camp color-run!
Treasure Hunters (June 12th- June 16th)– Uncover the “Mystery of the Gospel” while brushing up on your detective skills! Help us solve camp mysteries and participate in a camp wide Treasure Hunt! ( Ruby Falls)
Underwater World (June 19th- June 23rd)– Dive into ocean exploration and the Depths of God’s love this week. We will learn all about aquatic animals, explore local creeks and critters, and splash through our new water obstacle course!
W!ld About Animals (June 26th- June 30th) – Explore how our God is fierce as a lion and gentle as a lamb this week as we learn all about God’s creation! We will learn all about mammals and reptiles, hear from a veterinary professional, have a camp safari , and meet new animal friends from a local farm.
The Mess Festival (July 5th-July 7th) – What does it look like for a perfect creation to get messy? This week we will explore how the Lord steps into our sin and turns it into something beautiful! This mini-week will be full of mess-making fun with splatter paints, messy relay races, and our very first Camp Ridgedale “Mestival: The Messy festival”.
Out of this World (July 10th- July 14th) – Learn how to live as a citizen of heaven and to set our minds on things above & out of this world! Build and launch rockets, Cook a s’more in solar ovens, show off your dance moves at our “Space Rave”, and experience Anti- Gravity at the Jump Park.
Center Stage (July 17th-21st) – Let your creativity shine as we reflect our perfect creator! This week will be full of artistic expression. Hear from local artists, sing and dance with friends, try out an instrument and learn to paint with natural pigments. Work on your craft and show off your skills at our camp wide Talent Show!
H2O Woah! (July 24th-28th) – Beat the heat with us this week as we learn all about our God and Living Water! Slide on our Camp Ridgedale Slip-n-Slide, jump in the pool, learn all about the water cycle, and compete in our H2-wOah games!
Super Awesome Summer (July 31st- Aug 4th) – Celebrate a super awesome summer and our Super awesome God! We will have our super-hero showcase and have a visit from some of Chattanooga’s local heroes and take a trip to the Skating Rink!
Frequently Asked Questions
What are Camp Hours?
Elementary Aged Camp Hours are from 8am- 3pm
What if I Can’t Pick up my Child by 3pm, or if I need to drop them off early?
Extended Care is available starting at 7:30am & ending at 5:45pm for a weekly flat rate of $30. That’s only $6 per day!
Do I have to pay for the entire summer or can I choose what weeks my camper will attend?
You can choose! You can select the week(s) your camper would like to attend on our registration form.
Do you have to register for a full week or are there partial week options available?
We are currently only accepting full week registrations.
Do I have to pay all camp fees up front?
You have the option on our forms to pay for camp in full or to pay our $60 Non-refundable Registration fee to reserve your child’s spot. All additional fees will be invoiced and must be paid in full the Monday prior to your child’s week of attendance.
Do you offer any discounts?
There is a 10% discount for paying for the entire summer up front and a 10% off Siblings discount that can extend up to three siblings.
Can my 5 year old, or rising Kindergarteners attend Camp?
Our camp is designed and programed for campers who have completed K-5th grade.
Do you guys go on field trips?
Yes! We have many local field trips planned camp this summer including DEFY Jump Park, The Chattanooga Zoo, Ruby Falls, and Hamilton Roller Rink! Field Trips will take place on Wednesdays.
Can I register my 6th & 7th grader for Elementary Camp?
Campers that are rising 6th graders may register for Elementary camp, campers who have completed 6th grade may attend camp as a part of our CIT Program.
What is the CIT program?
- Our CIT program is a volunteer and leadership training program available for campers who have completed grades 6-10. Campers must register to serve with us for a minimum of two weeks for a flat rate of $100. (Weeks do not have to be consecutive). Upon completion of the two-week program CITs will receive a letter of recommendation from our administrative staff and a log of volunteer hours.
- CITs are permitted to serve more than two weeks? Absolutely! CITs may continue to serve with us after their initial two weeks, the only cost for additional weeks is the field trip fees and extended care if needed.