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Camp Weeks and Availability

Camps Colby, DeBruce, Rushford, and Pack Forest

At this time, DEC is continuing to plan for the summer youth camp program. During the COVID-19 public health crisis, DEC will follow the NYS Department of Health's recommendations for opening residential camps when guidance becomes available. DEC will share additional information when it becomes available to make sure the public is informed.

Please note that DEC Camps staff are working from home as per the Governor's directive and the easiest way to reach them is to send an email to EducationCamps@dec.ny.gov. They will return your email as soon as possible.

2020 Camp registration opened at 1:00 PM on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Camp Colby is open Weeks 1-5, Camps DeBruce and Colby will be offering one program each for ages 14-17 (Week 4: July 19-24), and some of the Hunter Education program offerings have changed, so please review the schedules below carefully. Read the Sponsor Letter (PDF) for more information.

Please check below to see the options for different aged campers. Limited means there are 5 or less spots available. This webpage is updated 3 times a day during business hours. For the most current camp availability, please check the NYS DEC Summer Camps Facebook page.

Camps Hunter Education Programs Schedule for 2020

Week Colby DeBruce Rushford Pack Forest
1 Hunter Education Hunter Education Hunter Education Hunter Education
2 Hunter Education Hunter Education Hunter Education Trapper Education
3 Trapper Education Hunter Education Bowhunter Education Bowhunter Education
4 Bowhunter Education Trapper Education Bowhunter Education Hunter Education
5 Hunter Education Bowhunter Education Trapper Education Hunter Education
6 Bowhunter Education Hunter Education
7 Hunter Education Hunter Education Bowhunter Education
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Hunter Education

2020 Camp Colby Registration 11-13 and 14-17 Year olds

Week 1

11-13 yr
Week 2

11-13 yr
Week 3

11-13 yr
Week 4

14-17 yr
Week 5

11-13 yr
Dates June 28-
July 3
July 5-10 July 12-17 July 19-24 July 26-31
Boys FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL
Girls FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL

2020 Camp DeBruce Registration 11-13 and 14-17 Year olds

Week 1

11-13 yr
Week 2

11-13 yr
Week 3

11-13 yr
Week 4

14-17 yr
Week 5

11-13 yr
Week 6

11-13 yr
Week 7

11-13 yr
Dates June 28-
July 3
July 5-10 July 12-17 July 19-24 July 26-31 Aug. 2-7 Aug. 9-14
Boys FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL
Girls FULL FULL FULL FULL LIMITED LIMITED FULL

2020 Camp Rushford Registration 11-13 and 14-17 year olds

Week 1

11-13 yr
Week 2

11-13 yr
Week 3

11-13 yr
Week 4

14-17 yr
Week 5

14-17 yr
Week 6

11-13 yr
Week 7

11-13 yr
Dates June 28-
July 3
July 5-10 July 12-17 July 19-24 July 26-31 Aug. 2-7 Aug. 9-14
Boys FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL
Girls FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL

2020 Pack Forest Registration 11-13 and 14-17 Year olds

Week 1

14-17 yr
Week 2

14-17 yr
Week 3

14-17 yr
Week 4

14-17 yr
Week 5

14-17 yr
Week 6

14-17 yr
Week 7

11-13 yr
Week 8

11-13 yr
Dates June 28-
July 3
July 5-10 July 12-17 July 19-24 July 26-31 Aug. 2-7 Aug. 9-14 Aug.16-21
Boys FULL LIMITED FULL LIMITED FULL FULL FULL FULL
Girls FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL FULL

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