A Day in the Life of a Robindel Counselor

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Time Activity
8:00am Reveille (morning bugle) rings to wake up the campers. Sometimes they need some help waking up, which is why counselors are up and ready before the bugle!
8:30am Breakfast. Meals are served family style with counselors at the heads of the tables to help.
9:00am Clean Up. Counselors, Bunk Uncles and Bunk Aunts all join in to help campers with their daily clean-up jobs. Of course, your own area needs to be cleaned as well.
9:30am Activity bugle. Time to go to your department area!
9:40am-10:30am 1st Activity
10:40am-11:30am 2nd Activity
11:40am-12:30pm 3rd Activity
12:30pm Head back to your cabin. Check in with your campers and co-counselors before heading to lunch.
12:45pm Lunch
1:15pm-2:20pm Rest Hour. This is a great time to hang out, talk and play with your campers in the cabin. (If you are on duty at night, you have rest hour off.)
2:30pm-3:20pm 4th Activity
3:30pm-4:20pm 5th Activity
4:30pm-5:20pm 6th Activity
5:20pm-6:00pm Shower Hour. Head back to your cabin to supervise campers and make sure that they are getting showered before dinner.
6:00pm Dinner (If you are off-duty, it begins when the dinner bugle rings. Of course, you are always welcome to spend your time off at camp!)
6:30pm-7:15pm A relaxed time at camp and a great time to play ga-ga, swing or just chat with campers.
7:15pm Evening Activity. We may ask you to help lead some evening activities throughout the summer. We love new ideas too, so if you have any let us know!
8:00pm Snack time at the Lodge. Listen for announcements!
9:00pm Bed times differ based on the age group. All campers need to be in their own cabin 30 minutes before lights out.

Evenings are a great time to reflect on the day with your campers.

This is the time that you will be reminded sleepaway camp is like a 7-week slumber party.