Thank you to the Camp Olympia for sponsoring this camp highlight dedicated to guiding kids in a summer experience that builds character, independence, and confidence. Along with, providing a safe setting where real fun and friendships flourish.
Meet Camp Olympia, one of Texas’ favorite summer camps! With one, two, and three week sessions and over 45 activity choices, Camp Olympia is the ultimate overnight camp experience for boys and girls ages 6-16. Campers get to choose their own adventure from activities like wakeboarding and horseback riding to ropes course and golf.
Located, a convenient, 95 miles north of Houston, Camp Olympia provides the perfect setting for fun and adventure along Lake Livingston in the Pineywoods. Campers make friends and gain independence while building teamwork and leadership skills through a customized camp experience and counselor mentorship. Moreover, with a 4:1 camper to counselor ratio, campers get individualized support from an all-star group of highly trained counselors.
For over 50 years, Camp Olympia has created lasting summer memories for campers and families. Read on and be a part of the camp tradition this summer!
An Unforgettable Summer
at Camp Olympia!
WHAT TO EXPECT
Before You Arrive
Before you register, Camp Olympia has several opportunities for families to see the camp. First, you can schedule a tour through their website. These are available year round. However, a more exciting an interactive experience is to attend the Open House Carnival on March 26th. This is a great opportunity to meet the staff, tour the facility, and participate in some of the 45+ summer camp activities!
Staff & Safety
Camp Olympia takes every opportunity to ensure a safe and professional camp. They maintain accreditation with ACA, American Camping Association, which set nationwide camp standards. Further, a year round staff ensures quality directors and recruitment of counselors, who are committed to training and camping the Olympia way.
The facilities include heated and air-conditioned cabins. Each has a beautiful view of Lake Livingston. In addition, cabins are in clusters, with girl’s and boy’s cabin clusters kept separately.
Around campus you can find sports courts/ fields, an archery range, pool, boat dock, campfire, horse corral, mini-golf, challenge course, fishing spot, and more!
The Chow Hall will do all the cooking and cleaning! There is an on-site chef and staff that offer well-balanced, nutrionist-approved meals with several options. Special dietary restrictions can likely be accommodated.
Programs & Activities
Camp Olympia fosters tradition and team building by opening camp each day with a Sparta vs. Athenian challenge. After which, campers will have a fun-fill day rotating between the activities they choose. And Camp-O has more than 45 amazing choices!
This summer camp has so many options for all kinds of interests. You will see standard summer camp fare like swimming, arts and crafts, sports, and archery. Too, there are activities for the thrill-seekers like rocketing, wakeboarding, a challenge course, and a giant swing. Plus, there are some specialized options like riflery, horseback riding, sailing, puppies in training (the camp adopts three puppies each summer that campers get to learn with), drama, cheerleading, video production, woodworking, and photojournalism. No matter what their interests campers will be busy!
Moreover, just when you think the day is done, there are nightly programs unique to the different terms throughout summer. These programs are designed with campers in mind – some are for specific ages, some just for boys or girls, and some are all-camp events!
DATES & SESSIONS
Camp Olympia offers two and three week sessions for campers ages 7-16. There are two SPARK weeks available for younger campers, ages 6-9, to ease into sleep away summer camp. Each term welcomes campers on Sundays and closes out on Saturdays. Often bunk requests for friends can be accommodated.
Term 1: May 29 – June 11 (14 days)
Term 2: June 12 – July 2 (21 days)
SPARK Week 1*: June 12 – June 18 (7 days)
Term 2B: June 19 – July 2 (14 days)
SPARK Week 2*: July 3 – July 9 (7 days)
Term 3: July 3 – July 23 (21 days)
Term 3B: July 10 – July 23 (14 days)
Term 4: July 24 – August 6 (14 days)
*SPARK Week Terms are for 6-9 year old campers only. All other camp terms are for 7 – 16 year old campers.
GETTING THERE & CONTACTS
Camp Olympia is situated on 101 acres of private land in Trinity, TX. Much of the camp borders the northern side of Lake Livingston. Comparatively, it is located approximately 90 miles north of Houston in the Piney Woods of East Texas and less than 200 miles from Austin, Dallas, and Waco. For many, the adventure begins with a simple one to three-hour drive!
Are you ready for a summer to remember? For more information & details visit Camp Olympia