A summer camp for children 6-12 years old
Important 2024 update: To align with the University of Texas System policies and guidelines for camps, the minimum age is now six years old.
Campus Recreation is proud to offer a recreational day camp every summer for the youth of the SFA and Nacogdoches communities.
The Little Jack Rec Camp program is a fun, recreational, motivational and educational adventure for children ages 6-12. Camp sessions are one week in length and structured like a normal day of regular school with campers moving through our facilities, participating in different programs throughout the day.
Sessions emphasize some core values of our department: teamwork, communication, sportsmanship and fun. All activities have a noncompetitive nature, and staff work with campers to improve basic skills used in most sports. The camp is non-sport specific, and activities are geared toward beginner and intermediate skill levels.
Curious about the Little Jack Rec Camp experience?
Our LJRC Kickoff Day is the perfect opportunity for new campers to explore the typical schedule of activities and get a head start on making new friends! LJRC Kickoff Day is open to new and returning campers, ages 6-12.
May 29, 2024
Learn more about LJRC Kickoff Day
- Cost: $50/camper
- Registration: Opens April 1
You may start dropping off children between 8 and 8:30 a.m. in the Student Recreation Center parking lot, located off of Wilson Drive on the north side of the building near Steen Library and the Bush Mathematical Sciences Building.
Sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will end at 3:50 p.m. You can pick up children between 4 and 4:30 p.m. from the front of Student Recreation Center parking lot. Late care is not available for this one-day session.
Summer camp information
Online registration will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
- Campus Recreation Members: $170 (parent/legal guardian must be member)
- Non-Members: $195
Multi-Week discounts are not available at this time.
Week 3 (June 17-21) prorated price:
The Student Recreation Center will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 for Juneteenth. We will not have camp on this day.
- Week 3 prorated amount for Campus Rec members: $136
- Week 3 prorated amount for Non-Members: $152
2024 camp dates
- Drop off as early as 8 a.m.
- Pick up between 4-4:30 p.m.
- More information on drop off/pick up and late care
Camper capacity is 75 children per session.
- Week 1: June 3-7
- Week 2: June 10-14
- Week 3: June 17-21
- No camp June 19
- Week 4: June 24-28
- No camp July 1-5
- Week 5: July 8-12
- Week 6: July 15-19
- Week 7: July 22-26
- Week 8: July 29-Aug. 2
Drop off and pick up
Sessions take place Monday through Friday (note the change for 2024 week 3).
Available 8-8:30 a.m. in Lot 14.
Form a line and stay inside your vehicle in the parking lot/loading dock area on the north side of the building near Steen Library and the Bush Mathematical Sciences Building. Our camp staff will help campers out of the car and into the Student Recreation Center.
Pick up between 4-4:30 p.m. following the same route as drop off.
Additional details and expectations regarding drop off/pick up will be sent via email.
Limited to 10 campers per week, late care enrollment will close when a session has reached capacity.
For those who enroll, late care is available from 4-6 p.m. and costs an extra $25 per session. Any pickup after 6 p.m. will cost an additional $15 for every 15 minutes. Parents must pick up children from the Student Recreation Center meeting room.
Children who are not enrolled in late care and not picked up by 4:30 p.m. will be kept at the cost of $10 for every 15 minutes. If you know you are going to be late, call the Student Recreation Center administrative office at 936.468.3507 and notify the office staff.
Specific activities are age appropriate and rotate each day. The timeline serves as a guide and may be modified at the discretion of a camp coordinator.
|Drop off and morning activity
|Morning announcements and group instructions
|Lunch and movie
|LJRC cheer, prepare for pick up
Snacks and Lunch
Snacks and lunches are not provided, so send your child with drinks and nutritious foods that do not need to be heated.
Refunds are not guaranteed, but can be requested in person at the Student Recreation Center administration office. Refunds require approval from Campus Rec administrative staff and are subject to an administration fee (10 to 25%, depending on service purchased).
In the event that LJRC must be canceled by Campus Rec staff, you will receive a full refund.