At Camp Rio Vista and Camp Sierra Vista, you make your own schedule!
Pick 5 activities for Monday, Wednesday and Friday and another 5 for Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. That’s 10 exciting activities every week, with over 40 to choose from! There’s no time to be bored at our summer camps!
Try water skiing, knee boarding, and banana boating at the local lake.
Take a dip in the Guadalupe! Our waterfront consists of; a rope swing, blob, water trampoline, 130-foot water slide, beach area and roped off swimming areas.
All swimmers will be supervised by certified American Red Cross Lifeguards.
Canoeing, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, and Corcl Boating. Learn basic strokes, boat safety and navigate the Guadalupe with your pals.
All campers must take a swimming evaluation; swimming level will be assigned based on ability.
Do you want to learn to shine on your own? Try some of these amazing individual sports.
Challenge yourself to new heights! The ropes course consists of The Leap of Faith, zipline, The Screamer (giant swing), and our 35-foot climbing tower.
Our trained staff facilitate all ropes activities and encourage all campers to push themselves beyond their comfort zone.
A combination of Cheer & Tumbling. Learn to, or perfect your cartwheel, flip and cheer.
Learn the fundamentals of tennis including scoring, participating in drills, and playing a match.
Frisbee & Disc Golf
Toss a Frisbee, play Ultimate, or enjoy a round on our Vista Disc Golf course.
Come play the Vista 9! Learn the basics of golf, such as grip and stance, and play a round with your friends. You can also practice putting on the crown jewel of the Vista 9 - our 1,200 square foot putting green.
Want to impress your friends with a sword? Learn basic fencing techniques, stance, and basic moves; lunge, parry, riposte, and various attacks.
A great activity for the elementary-aged camper who loves wrestling and wants to learn the sport, but isn’t yet super serious about the sport. Try out the “world’s oldest sport” for the first time, learn basic positions, and techniques.
Get ready to work out! Tribe sponsors will coordinate and lead workout/fitness routines.
Sports are an exciting part of our fun activity program. Learn the fundamentals and enjoy friendly competition.
Hold, feed, and care for a number of different and interesting animals. Visit the local wildlife rehabilitation center.
Arts & Crafts
Make craft projects. Paint, cut, use leather tools, scissors, paints, beads, irons, and tie dye.
Learn partner dancing and perform a large group dance at the RV/SV dance.
This class is reserved for the oldest campers.
Learn and a perform songs for chapel on Sunday.
Lear how to project, timing, emotional focus, motivational understanding, improv, stage combat, and much, much more.
Flash Mob & Serenade
Learn a sweet dance and song, then travel around camp and surprise your fellow campers as you perform spontaneously!
Learn the basics of guitar and ukulele. Who knows? You might even get to perform live with a group at camp!
Learn the basic techniques of dance and choreograph and perform them with your class.
Capture the attention of your peers in print! Learn writing, photography, video, and social media.
Study and pray with a group of like minded peers and journal your experience.
Do cool science experiments like film canister rockets, giant bubbles, volcanoes at the beach, make slime, and much, much more.
Learn to saddle, bridle, mount, and ride a horse using a western saddle.
Campers will be placed in a horseback level appropriate class.
Just for Fun
Every camper should take JFF! Short for ‘Just For Fun’ JFF consists of Blobbing, Slip n’ Slide, making homemade ice-cream, and trips to the LWC. Sky’s the Limit!
Shoot clay targets and trap using 20-gauge shotguns. Trap will be facilitated by trained staff only.
Campers will have the opportunity to learn gun safety, proper handling, and shooting form using .22-caliber rifles.
Campers will learn to shoot bows, basic skills, and weapon safety. Campers are taught by trained personnel.
Fish with cane poles, rod & reel, and catch bait, near the low water crossing (LWC). Campers learn basic fishing knots and fishing etiquette.
Learn how to survive in the wild by hunting for food, building fires, lean-to-shelters, and other outdoorsy activities. If your plane ever goes down in the mountains, you’ll have the skills to save the other passengers and be a hero!
A summer at Vista will make you feel 10 feet tall! You’ll go home knowing cool new stuff. You’ll make friends with kids your age.
Tell your parents about Vista Camps. Ask if you can take a tour and get a free gift!
Don’t miss out! If you’re not here, your summer will be boring. You’ll do the same old things, and you’ll start the next school year as the same old you.