Cardinal Kids Camp (CKC) is an interactive day camp designed for children in kindergarten (must be at least five years old) through eighth grade. Children who participate are afforded many fun activities such as swimming, sports, games, and arts and crafts in a safe, supervised environment. 

REMINDER: CKC will be held at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC) from Monday, June 25th - Friday, June 29th


Take the Parent Survey to Add your Dependent to our Registration System

REFUND POLICY: 100% of payment is refundable if the participant withdraws at least 5 business days (1 week) prior to the start date. Less than 5 business days results in no refund. 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday by 5pm prior to the start of each week

Registration and payment is set up in weekly installments.  In order to secure a spot, payment and registration must be completed no later than 5pm of the Wednesday prior to the start of each week.  Any registrations or payments submitted after that time will not be accepted.


*Registration opens Tuesday, May 1st. 

CKC Parent Guide

Camp Schedule

Cardinal Kids Camp is Monday through Friday. The camp will be closed for Memorial Day and Independence Day.

Camp Duration

Tuesday, May 29th - Friday, July 27th 

Weekly Themes/Activities

  • Week 1: Welcome Week
  • Week 2: Nature Week
  • Week 3: Sports Week
  • Week 4: Water Week 1
  • Week 5: Talent Show
  • Week 6: Heroes Week
  • Week 7: Fashion Show (4th Grade Overnight)
  • Week 8: Water Week 2
  • Week 9: Farewell Week (Cardboard Boat Regatta) 

Payment Methods and Options

The Recreation Services Portal only accepts debit and credit card payments. Cash, Check, Payroll Deductions, and wellness voucher registrations must be completed in-person. Payment is required at the time of registration.

Affiliates and Non-Affiliates

Affiliates are individuals who have a current membership and will be verified in order to receive the affiliate rate. Those eligible for affiliate rates are students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, and others with current memberships. Non-Affiliates are those who do not have a current membership or do not have an affiliation with the university.  Only legal dependents of affiliates may receive the affiliate rate for camp registrations.


Full Day

  • Affiliate: $100 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $130 per week


  • Affiliate: $85 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $115 per week

Adolescents in Action (AIA)

Grades 6-8

  • Affiliate: $115 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $150 per week


Morning or Afternoon

  • Affiliate: $65 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $95 per week

Early Drop-Off

6:30 a.m.-7:15 a.m.

  • Affiliate: $15 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $20 per week

Late Pick-Up

4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

  • Affiliate: $15 per week
  • Non-Affiliate: $20 per week