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Colonels Camp

At this time, registration for each week of Colonels Camp is filled. Please check back regularly for updates.

Colonels Camp is BACK! We are excited to announce the return of Colonels Camp for Summer 2021.

WHO: Children in Kindergarten to Sixth Grade from the surrounding communities. Please note that each week of Colonels Camp will have a maximum of 20 children.

WHAT: Colonels Camp is Campus Recreation’s weeklong camp session for children. In addition to experiencing the Student Recreation Center and the EKU Campus, children will participate in a variety of activities including sports, games, rock climbing, crafts, swimming, team building, fitness classes, educational programs, potential fieldtrips and more.

WHERE: The Student Recreation Center at Eastern Kentucky University

WHEN: This summer, there will be 4 weeks of Colonels Camp:

  • June 7th-11th (Registration is full)
  • June 14th-18th (Registration is full)
  • July 19th-23rd (Registration is full)
  • July 26th-30th (Registration is full)
  • Each week of Colonels Camp is Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.

WHY: The overall mission of Colonels Camp is to provide children development opportunities of transferable skills, such as communication, teamwork, listening and critical thinking, while exploring all forms of recreation and having fun at the same time. Campus Recreation plans to achieve this through encouraging the children to participate in exciting activities throughout the week and effectively working together with other children.

HOW: To register a child(ren) for Colonels Camp, please click here.


To learn more, contact our Assistant Director of Facilities and Member Services, Ryan Fisher, at

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