Brightwood Week-Long Activities

Brightwood Week-Long Activities

Cascades Your Way is back by popular demand at Brightwood Station this summer in the form of morning and afternoon activities for our week-long overnight camps. Campers spend time doing the things they love most by choosing week-long activities to customize their experience. When registering for camp, select one of the AM and one of the PM week-long activities. Add one-day activity options to pack the most fun into a week at camp! Make activity selections when registering either online or with the registration form provided in the brochure.*Parents, please discuss activity preference with campers before registration to ensure your child will love everything about their time at Cascades!

Brightwood Station 2017 AM Activities:

AM – Camptastic


  • Glean some super skills in Superhero Training 101
  • Hike through the wilderness on a scavenger hunt
  • Challenge your friends in sidewalk chalk games
  • Get crafty with lanyards and friendship bracelets

AM – Shooting Sports


  • Hit a bullseye at the archery range
  • Try tomahawks and B.B. guns at Frontier Village
  • Take down some giants at the slingshot range
  • Compete in the Ultimate Shootout Showdown

AM – Horse-Lovers Double Roundup at Sunrise Ranch (TWICE as long as other activities!)


  • Giddy up in hours of arena lessons
  • Explore Cascades’ trails
  • Play horseback games and learn to vault
  • Develop your off-horse knowledge in engaging barn classes

AM – Bon Appétit


  • Perfect the art of fruit carving
  • Explore the science behind baking
  • Test your palate in a cheese taste-off
  • Make your own ice cream with rock salt

AM – Adventure Quest


  • Let some arrows fly at the archery range
  • Scale the climbing tower and try out our slackline
  • Work together at the low ropes course
  • Search for Sasquatch on an off-road army truck ride

AM – Gone Fishin’


  • Fish for Perch, Sunfish, and Largemouth Bass in Elbow Lake
  • Learn how to bait your hook and cast your line
  • Make your own pocket-sized tackle box
  • Bring home your catch at the end of the week (no guarantees that campers will catch any fish)

Brightwood Station 2017 PM Activities:

PM – Camptastic


  • Build and test out a marshmallow launcher
  • Duck and dodge in an epic water war
  • Learn how to avoid scurvy in Pirate Training 101
  • Show off your dance moves in a flash mob

PM – Aim for the Target


  • Learn the fundamentals of archery
  • Make your own protective leather finger tab
  • Play archery games like Follow the Leader and Tic-Tac-Toe
  • Test your aim by shooting at floating targets

PM – Wilderness Experience


  • Identify plants and spot animal habitats on a hike
  • Try out the climbing tower and slackline
  • Make a paracord survival bracelet to take home
  • Learn about all the interesting critters that live in Elbow Lake

PM – Hittin’ the Trail at Sunrise Ranch


  • Go on daily trail rides
  • Get to know different Cascades horses
  • Explore miles of wilderness trails
  • Learn and practice trail safety

PM – Paint Like Picasso


  • Recreate a masterpiece
  • Try out fingerprint art
  • Play with watercolors and salt
  • Get abstract with acrylic canvas painting

PM – To Infinity and Beyond


  • Learn the basics of space in Astronaut Training 101
  • Build a goofy robot
  • Search for moon rocks on a scavenger hunt
  • Make and test out your own rocket flinger

Brightwood Station Optional Extras:

Brightwood Station – One Trail Ride


Explore the wilderness trails of Cascades on horseback in this one-day adventure!