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Fort Roller Overnight Camp

So you’re considering sleepaway camp in Maryland? You’ve come to the right place! Fort Roller is the perfect overnight summer camp setting for your young adventurer. Once a camper enters the fort gate, chances are they’ll have the best week of overnight summer camp ever. Fort Roller campers can choose from the following exciting programs for their camp experience: Cadets, Cadets Preview, Classic, Trail Riding, Paintball, and Adventure Camp. (see descriptions below)

Completed Grades 2–6 | Ages 7–12

Parents and campers alike love the age appropriate program that all RVR overnight summer camp programs offer. Each camp is designed to let kids be kids, as they spend a week in the safe, positive, and fun environment of Fort Roller. If you are outside of this age range, be sure to check out RVR’s other residential programs as RVR strives to offer the best maryland summer camps for campers of all ages!

Fort Roller Camp Program Options

Campers attending the Fort Roller camp location can choose from several awesome programs. When registering, just consider the age and interests your camper has and choose the one that's right for them!

Fort Roller Cadets

Cadets is where the overnight camp experience begins! With caring counselors and new experiences like archery, crafts, games, swimming, and much more, each day will be a new adventure with friends by their side and places to explore.

For: Coed, ages 7-9
Offered When: Weeks 1–7
Cost: $680 per week
$630 before Feb 15th!

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Fort Roller Cadets Preview

If a week of camp is just a little too much time away from home for your first-time camper, no problem— Cadets Preview is a shortened version of Cadets camp, with many of the same great experiences, only 2 nights!

For: Coed, ages 7-9
Offered When: Week 8a and 8b
Cost: $380 per week
$330 before Feb 15th!

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Fort Roller Classic

If Fort Roller were a restaurant, Classic would be the sampler platter. If your camper wants a taste of everything RVR has to offer, register for Classic Camp and get ready for a summer week to remember!

For: Coed, ages 9-12
Offered When: Weeks 1–8
Cost: $750 per week
$700 before Feb 15th!

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Fort Roller Trail Riding

Fuel the passion for horseback riding in beginner & established young riders. Create lifelong memories with new friends & certified instructors. Many campers even return during the year for RVR’s other equestrian programs!

For: Girls, ages 9-12
Offered When: Weeks 1–8
Cost: $850 per week
$800 before Feb 15th!

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Fort Roller Paintball

RVR knows paintball! This exciting activity is offered year-round at RVR and is the centerpiece of this Fort Roller overnight summer camp. Campers of all experience levels will build confidence & gain invaluable teamwork skills. It's also a low impact program! 🛈 Low Impact paintball features slightly lighter and smaller caliber paintballs and markers, so the game is more enjoyable for all!

For: Guys, ages 9-12
Offered When: Weeks 1–8
Cost: $850 per week
$800 before Feb 15th!

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Fort Roller Adventure

One of Fort Roller’s most popular overnight summer camps is Adventure. Campers will talk for years about the awesome time they had riding RVR's 1500ft. zipline, traversing the high ropes course, and more. Don't wait to register for this fast-filling camp!

For: Coed, ages 9-12
Offered When: Weeks 1–8
Cost: $850 per week
$800 before Feb 15th!

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Daily Schedule & Camp Activities

Every day at Fort Roller starts with a delicious family-style breakfast in Hilltop Hall! After some cabin time getting ready for the day, it’s camp specific activities until lunch— for example: Paintball Camp may spend the morning out at the Woodsball field while Adventure Camp flies down our 1,500’ Triple Zip Line. Classic Camp could spend the morning competing in an Archery Tag tournament while the Trail Riding girls ride on a scenic trail with their new favorite horse!

After lunch, Fort Roller campers head to free time where they can play Gaga, swim in the pool, play a game of knockout in the gym, get a milkshake… you name it! After two full hours of action-packed free time, another camp specific activity time begins. Afternoon activities end around 5:00 so campers have some time to shower and rest before dinner.

Following dinner is many campers' favorite part of the day— the evening service in the Arrowhead Woods Pavilion. Here, campers will experience fun, games, dancing, singing, and age appropriate Bible lessons. Services have a conversational feel and present stories from the Bible, then provide time for campers to ask questions in a small group setting. When small groups have concluded, all of Fort Roller will enjoy the camp-wide evening activity. From pool parties, to carnivals and skit night, it’s always an unforgettable time! Campers head back to their bunkhouses between 9:30 and 10:00 to get ready for bed & Counselors make sure everyone gets the rest they need because they'll wake up in just a few short hours and do it all over again!

Daily Schedule subject to change

☼ Morning

  • 8:00 Wake-up
  • 8:30 Breakfast
  • 9:00 Cabin Clean-up
  • 9:30 Activity Session
  • 11:30 Cabin Time
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 1:00 Free Time

☾ Afternoon

  • 3:30 Activity Session
  • 5:15 Shower/Rest Time
  • 6:00 Dinner
  • 6:45 Evening Meeting
  • 7:30 Small Group Time
  • 8:00 Evening Activity
  • 10:00 Curfew

Weekly Camp Themes

Camp will also take on a different feel each week of the summer with the following themes, so if your child is attending multiple weeks this summer they will still get a fresh experience with a new twist each time!

WEEK #

THEME

1-3

"May the Fort Be With You"
If you think The Force that Star Wars Jedi have access to is powerful, wait until you meet God’s Holy Spirit! Not only is He real (sorry Star Wars fans), but God actually offers to send His powerful Spirit to come live inside of us and do amazing things through us.

4-5

"WOW!"
There are a lot of things that make us say “Wow!” The stars, waterfalls, someone dunking a basketball, and the list goes on. We'll take a look behind the curtain at the God who created our beautiful world and when we see Him for who He truly is, we can’t help but say “Wow!”

6-8

“Going for Gold!”
Everyone loves the Olympics. Athletes who train for years, competing head-to-head in events for the highest honor– a gold medal! The Bible tells us about how our lives are also like training for competition. We'll talk about the “race” of life and how to run it well by looking at the One who ran it the best– Jesus! And about how the “prize” at the finish line of life isn’t a prize that will fade away, but a prize in Heaven that will last forever.

Overnight Summer Camp Calendar

Check out all the weeks Fort Roller camps are offered below. Register, mark the date on your calendar, and let the countdown begin!

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