Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration


Camp Rocky

Virtual Camp Rocky Registration 2020
This annual tradition continues in a new format for 2020 - virtually using the video conferencing program: Zoom.

The Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration (RPTA) at Western Illinois University is providing a free online camp to local youth in grades 1-8. The camp is planned and led by RPTA students in the Camp Leadership course.
All youth planning to attend the camp MUST be registered. To register for Camp Rocky, please click here .  

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020

Session 1 (Grades 1 - 4): 9:00 - 11:00am
Session 2 (Grades 5 - 8): 1:00 - 3:00pm

Limit: 30 campers per session max

Program will be offered online using Zoom. Upon registering, the Camp Director will contact each family to provide the specific web address and password to use for camp participation. Please visit the Camp Rocky Facebook page for more videos and activity ideas that can be done at home. 
**This web address for Zoom session will not be publicly available, only those registered will be able to join.


Camp Rocky At-Home Activity Ideas 

Nature Activity: Rock Painting Tutorial 
Nature Activity: Animal Tracks Tutorial
Nature Activity: Planting Morning Glorys 

Science Activity: Making Slime
Science Activity: Orange Fizz Experiment
Science Activity: Paper Airplane Design

Camp Rocky Healthy At-Home Snacks for Kids 
Hy-Vee Kids Fit 
28 Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Love 
10 Surprisingly Healthy Snacks for Kids 
50+ Healthy Kids Snack Ideas

Camp Rocky At-Home Activity Videos

Origami Activity

Mystery Item Bottle Craft


Geyser Explosion Craft & Experiment


 How to Make Trail Mix