Good Counsel Camp offers a general camping program which includes the following:
Archery - Whether you are a beginner or near expert level, our archery program will help you increase your skills. We seek to bring out the best in the development of your archery abilities.
Boating - You will have opportunities to pilot canoes, kayaks, and row boats. The handling of a boat presents new experiences to you in exploring the islands and coves of Lake Tsala Apopka with its picturesque scenery.
Campfires - Special occasions at Camp are marked by the closing of the day with awesome campfires, our speciality is the Creation Campfire which tells the story of the creation of the world.
Field Trips - You will have the oppoutunity for overnight trips to special places such as the dry lake bed and Tomahawk Lodge on the crystal clear Rainbow River.
Fishing - If you enjoy fishing, you will have the opportunity to practice your skills in Lake Tsala Apopka. Our dock is a favorite spot to cast your line or drop your hook in hopes of catching a big one.
Handicraft - Woodworking, leather craft, felt craft, bead work, and lanyards are just some of the crafts which will give you the opportunity to develp your creativity. You will actually surprise yourself at the skill and creative ability that you will develop working on these projects.
Hiking - The nature trails beckon you to explore them and will lead you to sites such as
Stage Coach Inn, the burnt store, skull tree and other surprises. You will explore what lies beyond the cabin area and make discoveries while learning the beauty of God's creation.
Ropes course - A low challenge rope course is offered which fosters the development of team effort and group participation. Get ready to experience the tension traverse, the swinging log, the nitro crossing, the spider's web, the trust fall and "the wall".
Recreational sports - A variety of organized recreational activities are offered for your
enjoyment including basketall, softball, soccer, volleyball, kickball, and capture the flag.
Riflery - The safe and proper way to handle a rifle is of primary importance. A healthy respect for guns is taught as well as the fact that guns are not toys. The younger campers use BB guns while the older campers use .22 caliber rifles.
Swimming - The most popular activity on a hot summer day is swimming in our pool. Our life guards assist you in strengthening your abilities and skills. You will also have the opportunity to cool off with a "free swim".
Tubing/knee borading - The smooth surface of the lake provides an excellent setting for tubing and knee boarding off the shores of Good Counsel Camp.