Specialty Camps

Rock Island Parks & Recreation offers many specialty camps all summer to encourage friendship, creativity, sportsmanship, leadership, and outdoor appreciation.

Outdoor Survival Camp 2017
July 10 -14  Ages 9-14 8:00-4:00 Mel McKay Park

Come experience the great outdoors including field trips to the Wapsi Education Center and Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. This week will be packed with activities including kayaking, geocaching, and a camp cook out. Campers will also learn how to make a lean-to shelter, use binoculars and a compass, find edible wild plants and build a fire. A detailed calendar of activities will be handed out before camp starts.