Core Areas of instruction

All Camp Fern counselors must be able to teach classes in one or more of our core areas of instruction. All counselors will attend a pre-camp training session where they will be taught the skills needed to be successful in these areas.



Includes swimming, canoeing, sailing, blobbing, water skiing


English Horseback Riding:

Includes barn classes, trail rides, flatwork, jumping


Nature/Outdoor Education:

Includes open flame cooking, camp/bushcraft, lashing, knot-tying, plant/tree identification, environmental education


Sports :

Includes high and low elements challenge course, riflery, archery, trampoline, team sports



Includes pottery, painting, leather work, jewelry, glass beads, (many others) drama, dance