Programs & Activities

Try New Things, Learn New Skills, Meet New Friends

Boating & Watersports

Sailing, paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, water trampoline, and endless camp games in the water

Archery

The archery range offers campers the opportunity to learn a new skill and hone their focus, attention to detail, and strength through target practice with a bow and arrows. All staff leaders who teach Archery participate in specific training centered on safety as our top priority. 

Farm & Garden

Campers help care for camp's chickens, collect eggs, plant and harvest from the garden, and get creative in camp's kitchen trying new or invented recipes

Swimming

From Point Swim to free swim, Camp Hochelaga offers endless opportunities to enjoy the water. Our lifeguards are all American Red Cross certified and participate in regular training with our Waterfront Director. 

Camp Hochelaga also offers one-on-one swimming support and instruction for campers who are less comfortable in the water. Sign up for swimming support when you register for camp online this summer! 

Field Games & Sports

All-camp capture the flag, human foosball, GaGa ball, tetherball, volleyball, tennis, basketball, soccer, quidditch, and more!

Team Building

Campers work together to take on group challenges across camp

Arts & Crafts

Camp Hochelaga's Arts & Crafts studio offers everything from painting to ceramics, and paper mache to tie dye. Our Arts & Crafts Director always has fun, engaging activities planned. Campers are also welcome to use the space for independent projects if they prefer. 

Performing Arts

Singing, dance, choreography, musicals, play production, set design, costume design, improve, theater games. The possibilities are endless and imaginations fly free in camp's performing arts programs

Outdoor Skills

Build shelters, cook over the camp fire, track wildlife, study invasive species, go geocaching, learn to navigate with a map and compass, go hiking, and explore all that camp's 30 acres of nature has to offer

99 summers traditions & friendships live at the core of the Hochelaga Spirit

On the final evening of every camp session everyone in camp gathers together for Candlelight Ceremony. Campers and staff alike reflect on their time at camp together, share the parts that will stay with them throughout the year, and appreciate the many amazing friends they have made.

Camp Hochelaga's Daily Schedule

Sundays

2:00-4:00pm                      Residential Camper Check-In

4:15pm                                 Line Activities/Block Sign-Up

6:00pm                                 Flag/Dinner

7:00-9:00pm                       Evening Program/Opening Campfire

9:15pm                                 Taps

9:30pm                                 Lights Out

Monday – Friday

7:15am                                 Reveille/Wake-Up Call

7:45am                                 Flag/KP Duty

8:00am                                 Breakfast (Exploratory Sign-Up)                                 Day Camp Arrival

9:00am                                 Block 1 Activity

10:10am                               Morning Exploratory (Waterfront Safety on Mondays)

10:50am                               Block 2 Activity

12:00pm                               KP Duty

12:15pm                               Lunch (Exploratory Sign-Up)

1:15pm                                 ‘Laga Leisure Hour/Store                                              Day Camp Free Swim

2:15pm                                 Block 3 Activity

3:25pm                                 Afternoon Exploratory (All Camp Activity on Mondays)

4:05pm                                 ‘Laga Line Time/Free Swim                                          4:45pm – Day Camp Departure

5:15pm                                 KP Duty

5:30pm                                 Flag/Dinner

7:00-9:00pm                       Evening Program                                                              Thursday: Day Camp Sleepover

9:15pm                                 Taps

9:30pm                                 Lights Out

Saturday

7:15am                                 Reveille/Wake-Up Call

7:45am                                 Flag/KP Duty

8:00am                                 Breakfast

8:30-9:30am                       Line Time Clean/Pack Up

9:30-11:00am                     Residential Camper Check Out

Engaged, positive, supportive mentors and role models make it all possible