Camper Electives


Electives are activities that the camper can choose to participate in at camp. Each camper will get to experience four electives during their camp week. While some of our electives are restricted by age or group size, there is always a chance to learn something new. Click a photo below to explore some of the electives offered at Big Sky (electives vary from week to week, please call if you would like to know if an elective is being offered during a specific week).

ROPES COURSE

Test your adventure limit at our ropes course with elements like the Giant Swing, Zip Line, Eagle’s Roost, Rock Climbing Wall, and much more!

CANOEING & PADDLEBOARDING

Explore Peterson Lake's coves and islands by canoe, kayak, or paddleboard. You may spot fish, birds, or turtles!

GA GA BALL

Ga Ga is a fast-paced, high energy sport! A version of dodge ball played outside in an octagonal Gaga pit. One of the most popular games here at camp!

ARCHERY

Master your archery skills or begin to learn them at our archery range. Learn to shoot a bow and arrow, and even compete with some fellow campers!

SPORTS

From soccer, ultimate frisbee, basketball, street hockey, and field games, you are sure to find a sport that you love!

Ropes Course

Test your adventure limit at our high ropes course! With elements like the Giant Swing, Giant Ladder, Wild Woozy, Eagle’s Roost and much more, you’ll be sure to have a blast!

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Canoeing

A way to enjoy the lake in a peaceful way exploring the coves of the lake, learning a few strokes, and spotting turtles!

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Ga Ga Ball

Gaga is a fast paced, high energy sport! A version of dodge ball played outside in a octagonal Gaga pit. One of the most popular games here at camp!

Click Me!

Archery

Master your archery skills, or begin to learn them at our archery range. Learn to shoot a bow and arrow, and even compete with some fellow campers!

Click Me!

Dodgeball

Dodge ball!! Need I say more?

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CRAFTS

Spend some time in the craft room creating to your heart's content.

SWIMMING

Sometimes one hour of swim time isn't enough! Choose swimming and get an extra hour of swim time!

GIANT DUTCH BLITZ

Try the giant version of Dutch Blitz, a fast paced card game that gets everyone involved!

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

Spend some time outdoors learning about nature, building shelters, and cooking over a campfire!

TUBING

An exciting thrill of being pulled behind a speedboat while holding onto your tube. Can you stay on?

BOAT RIDES

Zip around Peterson Lake in the back of a speedboat!

9-SQUARE IN THE AIR

A fun game of elimination and volleyball skills!

RIFLERY

Work on your aim at our air rifle range!

SKITS

Have fun dressing up and acting out a skit!

DODGEBALL

Dodge Ball!!! Need I say more?

Banana Boat

Hop on our Banana boat with some friends and enjoy being pulled through Peterson Lake!

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Crafts

Spend some time in our craft room creating to heart’s content.

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Tubing

An exciting thrill of being pulled behind a ski boat while holding on to your tube. Can you stay on?

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Riflery

Work on your aim at our air rifle range!

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Swimming

Sometimes, one hour of swim time isn’t enough! Choose swimming and get an extra hour of swim time a day!

Click Me!

Ropes Course

Test your adventure limit at our high ropes course! With elements like the Giant Swing, Giant Ladder, Wild Woozy, Eagle’s Roost and much more, you’ll be sure to have a blast!

Click Me!

Canoeing

A way to enjoy the lake in a peaceful way exploring the coves of the lake, learning a few strokes, and spotting turtles!

Click Me!

Ga Ga Ball

Gaga is a fast paced, high energy sport! A version of dodge ball played outside in a octagonal Gaga pit. One of the most popular games here at camp!

Click Me!

Archery

Master your archery skills, or begin to learn them at our archery range. Learn to shoot a bow and arrow, and even compete with some fellow campers!

Click Me!

Dodgeball

Dodge ball!! Need I say more?

Click Me!

Banana Boat

Hop on our Banana boat with some friends and enjoy being pulled through Peterson Lake!

Click Me!

Crafts

Spend some time in our craft room creating to heart’s content.

Click Me!

Tubing

An exciting thrill of being pulled behind a ski boat while holding on to your tube. Can you stay on?

Click Me!

Riflery

Work on your aim at our air rifle range!

Click Me!

Swimming

Sometimes, one hour of swim time isn’t enough! Choose swimming and get an extra hour of swim time a day!

Click Me!