A Christian Summer Camp in Colorado

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Calvin Camp?

Calvin Camp is a Christian summer camp for boys and girls entering 4th through 9th grades. Calvin Camp is sponsored by the Denver, CO area Christian Reformed Churches.  Activities at camp include: Bible Study & Devotions, Music & Worship, Swimming, Frisbee Golf, Volleyball, Baskeball, Soccer, Archery, Riflery, Arts & Crafts, Games & Activities, Hiking, Skits, and all-around fun! All activities are organized and supervised by a well-trained, dedicated, Christian Staff.

What are the Goals of Calvin Camp?

-Help each individual camper and staff member grow spiritually and personally.
-Provide a unique Christian summer camp experience for boys and girls.
-Ensure all campers and staff members enjoy a safe time together.
-We want to make your time at Calvin Camp the very best it can possibly be and we will keep improving our camp each year to do that.

Who can attend Calvin Camp?

Calvin Camp welcomes participants of any race, color, national origin, sex, or religion.

When is Calvin Camp?

Week 1:  Grades 4, 5 & 6:  July 9 – July 14 
Week 2:  Grades 7, 8 & 9:  July 16 – July 21

How much does Calvin Camp Cost?

Registration Prices Before April 1, 2018: $355

Registration Prices After April 1, 2018: $375

Due to staffing, food, and lodging expenses, Calvin Camp fees are Non-Refundable. Please ensure that you can attend camp before reserving your spot, as we routinely have a waiting list!

Can I request a bunkmate?

Campers may not request a specific cabin but they may request a roommate. You may request only one roommate. Roommate requests that do not request each other in Registration will not be honored.

Can my cabin assignment be changed?

No cabin assignment information will be given out before camp starts.  Preparation for Calvin Camp requires board members and staff to balance many issues and needs.  All decisions, including cabin assignments, are entered into with prayerful consideration.  Please understand that no changes to cabin assignments can be made after cabin lists are finalized.

When do I need my health form and copy of immunization record completed?

Physicals need to be completed no longer than one year prior to camp date. All medical concerns may be addressed with the Camp nurse at Check-in. Immunization records and prior physicals are not retained from year to year, and we are required by state law to have these records on file while the camper is here. State Law requires physicals to complete within 12 months of the first day of camp. Parental signature must be by the legal custodial parent, legal guardian, or state caseworker. Completed forms must be received by June 10, 2018.

How do I know I have successfully registered for Calvin Camp?

A confirmation that the camper has been accepted to Calvin Camp, along with the required medical and authorization forms, directions, what to bring, and other general information will be sent via e-mail, as soon as your registration is received and processed.

When should I arrive at Calvin Camp?

Arrive on your starting date between 10:30 and 11:30 am.  No campers are allowed in camp before 10:30. Camp is for those able to arrive on time and stay for the entire week.

When should I leave Calvin Camp?

Campers must be picked up on Saturday after 11:00 a.m. but no later than 11:30 a.m.  Lunch will not be served.  There will be a $25 fee for late pick-ups.  Camp is for campers who can arrive on time and stay for the entire week.

Where is Calvin Camp?

Calvin Camp is held at Long Scraggy Ranch near Buffalo Creek, Colorado, approximately 50 miles from Denver.
Drive southwest on US 285 (Hampden Ave.) approximately 40 miles to Pine Junction
Turn left at Pine Junction on County Road 126.
Drive 13 miles, passing the towns of Pine and Buffalo Creek.
After Buffalo Creek, at the top of the hill, turn left at Spring Creek Trail (look for the blue “Long Scraggy Ranch” sign)
Proceed one mile on the gravel road and turn left at the camp sign.

Are there Scholarships for Calvin Camp?

Yes, Calvin Camp offers a limited number of scholarships each year.  Scholarships for 2018 have been closed and are no longer available.

Can I make donations to Calvin Camp?

Yes, and we thank you! Contributions to Calvin Camp help to keep camper fees lower. Contributions toward the scholarship fund assist those who cannot afford the full camp fee. If you would like to contribute financially to this Christian youth camp, please make your check payable to “Calvin Camp.”  Please note ‘camp donation’ or ‘scholarship fund’ on the check, and mail to:

Calvin Camp Treasurer
2987 Danbury Avenue
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

Frequently Asked Questions November 23, 2014
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