Electives & Sports Clinics

Additional fees apply.

Optional Sports Clinics

  • Baseball or Softball
  • Basketball
  • Football or Cheerleading
  • Karate
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer

Optional Electives


Working with the Camp art teacher, campers will create simple art projects using various mediums. Guided, they will be able to express their creativeness and imagination.

Chocolate Making

Melt delicious chocolate wafers and pour into molds or stir in special ingredients to make delicious candy treats to take home.

Critters & Stuff 8 Inch Animal

Pick an adorable soft and furry animal body and stuff it full of fluff and place a little red heart in his chest and dress him in a little tee-shirt of his own. Campers will even get a birth certificate for their newfound friend.

Critters & Stuff 15 Inch Animal

The same as Critters and Stuff 8-inch animal, just a larger version.

Expresso Yourself-Ceramics

  • Mobile arts studio on-site
  • Projects will be fired offsite and returned to Camp Jefferson for pick-up.

Expresso Yourself-Fusion Jewelry

  • Mobile arts studio on-site
  • Fused Glass Jewelry: Campers will create three pieces of jewelry.
  • Projects will be fired offsite and returned to Camp Jefferson for pick-up.

Glitz & Glamour

A favorite among the female campers, counselors will style their hair, polish their nails, and maybe even add a little lipstick to complete the look.

Guitar Lessons

Learn the basics of the guitar taught by one of the musically inclined counselors. Students will learn notes, the scale, perhaps a simple song, and the fundamentals of guitar playing.


Campers will tumble and learn simple gymnastic moves working on thick floor pads and specialty tumbling mats.

Hot Wheels

Enjoy building race tracks together and then competing in exciting car races. Each camper will take home a Hot Wheels or a MatchBox car.

Icing on the "Cake" Etc.

Come to the Camp Jefferson Bakery and learn how to decorate cakes, cookies, brownies, and pies with various types of: 

  • Chocolate
  • Fondant
  • Icings
  • Nonpareils
  • Shapes
  • Sprinkles
  • Sugars
  • Other Creative Items

International foods

Have fun making food from all around the world and experimenting with different flavors learning about different nationalities.

Just Desserts

Campers will learn how to create simple and delicious dessert dishes in the camp kitchen that they can recreate at home.

Kids in the Kitchen

Campers will be dabbling in the kitchen making various recipes from appetizers to desserts that are tasty and easy enough for them to do themselves.


Campers will be challenged to work individually or in groups to use their imagination and create awesome structures using Lego blocks. Each child will take home a small Lego kit to work on at home.

Martial Arts

Simple self-defense moves will be taught in this class with the objective of learning basic skills.

Ooey Gooey & Oh So Chewy

Campers will learn to create ooey and gooey bars, breads, cupcakes, and cookies using ingredients such as chocolate, caramel, and marshmallows.

Piano Lessons

Campers can learn the basics of the keyboard taught by one of the Camp’s musically inclined counselors. Students will learn notes, the scale, perhaps a simple song and the fundamentals of playing the keyboard.

Specialty Arts & Crafts-3rd Graders & up Only

The camp art teacher will work with the campers on more advanced arts and crafts projects using different materials in different mediums.


What fun to stuff sweet treats and so much more.

Tie Dying

Using rubber bands and various colors of material dyes, campers will each create their own unique tee-shirt.