Day Camp

Spring & Summer 2020

Adventure Day Camp

   5 DAYS  - Not Overnight  

Watson Lake Park - Prescott, Arizona

 AGES 6 - 12 

Our Adventure Day Camp is like no other day camp in Arizona.  Each week kids can expect to participate in a wide variety of age-appropriate adventure activities, nature studies, survival skills, arts and crafts with opportunities to hike, bike, canoe/kayak, learn outdoor cooking and much more. Campers can expect to learn leadership, self-confidence, teamwork, outdoor skills, and appreciation for the natural world, all while making new friends, improving fitness and having the time of their lives!

2020 Spring Break Day Camp Session

  5 DAYS - $260.00 

March 9th - March 13th

2020 Summer Day Camp Sessions

  5 DAYS - $260.00 

June 1st - June 5th

June 8th - June 12th

June 15th - June 19th

June 22nd - June 26th

July 6th - July 10th

July 13th - July 17th

July 20th - July 24th

July 27th - July 31st

Adventure Day Camp Information

Camp is open 7:45 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  Activities start at 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM daily, with drop-off from 7:45 AM – 8:55 AM and pick-up from 4: 00PM-5: 00 PM. 


We meet each morning at a central location of Watson Lake Park then head out for the day’s adventure.  Backcountry Unlimited staff are always present during drop-off & pickup hours.  


Here is a sample week of Adventure Day Camp:

  • Monday – Team Building and Wacky Games, Water War, Outdoor Cooking (Snack)

  • Tuesday – Bike Trails, Outdoor Cooking, Outdoor Crafts, Games, and Siesta.

  • Wednesday – Rock Climb, Outdoor Cooking, Outdoor Crafts, Nature Studies, and Siesta.

  • Thursday –  Kayaking, Outdoor Cooking, Outdoor Crafts, Hike around Watson Lake, Weekly Educational Visitor

  • Friday –  Watson Lake Adventure, Nature Studies, Outdoor Cooking, and Celebration.


Day Camp Cost:


Our Adventure Day Camp is $260.00 a week for our Fall, Spring, and Summer Sessions, this tuition includes professional instruction, permits, group gear, specialized activities, morning and afternoon snack, Backcountry Unlimited swag.

Day Camp FAQ’S

  • Bike day, campers will need to bring their bike and helmet.  Whatever bike they are most comfortable with will work great.  Training wheels are okay, and we also have a bike trailer. 

  • Kayaking days, campers should be prepared to spend the day on the water.  Life jackets will be provided, and a Lifeguard certified staff member will always be with participants.

  • Climb day, kids need to wear clothes that are comfortable, able to stretch (no jeans) and provide a good range of motion and durable footwear.    

  • Day Camp Gear List

    • Gym Shoes, Day pack, Water, Lunch, Prescription Medications, Sunhat, Sunglasses, Swimsuit or Swim shorts, Swim shirt (long sleeve), Water Shoes. Please apply sunscreen in the morning, we will reapply throughout the day.


Day Camp Rendezvous Spot


Our meeting place is the lawn area at Watson Lake Park, located north of downtown Prescott on 3101 Watson Lake Park Rd.   There is plenty of parking, but it can be congested at times, so please be courteous of other park users and area residents.


Day Camp Registration and Payment Policy 


Please register by clicking the 'Book Now' button above and follow the prompts on the registration page or call to check on availability and/or make reservations.  Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis.  Camp fee is $260.00/week per child for Fall, Spring, and Summer Sessions. Deposit per child of $100/week.   Registration forms and deposit is required at the time of confirmed reservation.  Payment of deposit and/or submitting registration forms and/or attending camp implies agreement to pay the full amount of session(s).  You are expected to pay the full amount if you cancel with less than 30 days’ notice, or do not attend, for any reason.  Notice of change or cancellation must be received in writing via email confirmed by Backcountry Unlimited Director.  Balance is due the Monday before your session starts, without which your child(ren) may not be allowed to attend.  If not checked-in by Monday morning 9 am, your spot(s) may be forfeited, without refund.  Refunds provided subject to Backcountry Unlimited’s discretion.  You are responsible for registering for the correct date(s) on registration forms.  We accept all major credit cards and can make special arrangements for checks/cash.  Backcountry Unlimited is an equal opportunity service provider.

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Phone:  (928) 421-1046

Prescott, Arizona, USA

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