— Mt. Berry, GA —
OverviewLocated on the beautiful mountain campus of Berry College, WinShape Camps offers girls of all ages the summer of a lifetime through sports and recreation, arts and crafts, exploration and adventure, worship, Bible study and so much more! At camp you will be assigned to one of six Tribes depending on your age, and then you’ll spend two full weeks working together, playing together, laughing together and growing closer to God… together. What could be more awesome than that?
Camper GroupsWhile you’re here, you’ll live in dorm-like rooms with bunk beds, plenty of storage and bathrooms just for your group. Our camper to staff ratio is about 5 to 1, so you’ll always be around girls you know, and you’ll discover friendships that will last forever! Come on up to Mt. Berry and see for yourself what all the excitement is about. The camper groups below reflect completed grades.
- Chippewa: grades 1-3
- Chickasaw: grades 4-5
- Cheyenne: grades 6-7
- Cherokee: grades 8-9
- Catawba: grades 10-11
- Creek: grade 11
June 2 – June 14
June 16 – June 28
June 30 – July 12
July 14 – July 26
Ready… Aim... Shoot! Grab your bow and arrow, and let’s head on down to the archery range where we will learn all the basics of archery! Come ready to learn safety, care of equipment, and proper technique, all while getting hands-on experience! No need to worry, Mom and Dad. Campers will only be shooting at approved targets!
Swoosh! Who knew that dribbling and playing KNOCKOUT could be so fun! You don’t have to be a basketball star to take this Skill; we will teach you everything you need to know! So, if you want to learn the basics of basketball and have a ton of fun, lace up those tennis shoes and grab some teammates because we’re pumped to get out on the court!
Lines, loops, and lovely letters. In this Skill, you’ll learn everything you need to know about calligraphy! Grab your friends, and spend some time learning the art of beautifully handwritten script, using mediums ranging from ink to watercolors. Hone your DIY skills as we create Pinterest-worthy cards, crafts, and other creations! (Completed Grades 6-11 Only)
W-I-N-S-H-A-P-E. . . What’s that spell!? WINSHAPE! Yeah! In Cheerleading, you will get to make new friends, learn new cheers and routines, and show your Camp spirit! So, put on your smile and get those spirit fingers ready. . . this is going to be a time you won’t want to miss! Girls, let’s get excited as we grab our megaphones and pom-poms and jump into a new routine this summer. (Completed Grades 1-5 Only)
Are you looking for a cozy atmosphere, and a place where you can laugh, learn, and share? Grab a cup of coffee, cocoa, or lemonade and relax as we discuss what the Lord wants to teach us here at camp. This summer, we’ll dive into the New Testament, taking a look at what it really means to encounter Jesus. (Completed Grades 6-11 Only)
Crazy for Horses
We can hear it in the WinShape Nation…our campers are Crazy for Horses! Here, campers will learn about horse handling, grooming, equipment use, and safety. So, bring along those boots and come on down to the barn! Yeehaw! *Jeans and riding boots are required! No exceptions! Campers without boots or long pants will be placed in a different Skill (other than Horseback Riding). Helmets are provided. For safety reasons, space is limited to six campers per Skill class. (Completed Grades 1-5 Only)
So, you think you can dance? Grab your dancing shoes and meet us on the dance floor to groove along as we learn different styles of dance and laugh our way through some smooth moves!
Do you have an eye for capturing God’s creation through the lens of a camera? Do you want to learn the concepts of digital photography? We’ll start with the basics and gradually add in a new component every day, such as: photo composition, flash, indoor and outdoor pictures, action shots, as well as photo journalism.
Drawing & Painting
Artists! This is a fun, relaxed, creative Skill where you can explore some different ways of creating 2D works of art. You will draw using your personal experiences and active imagination to create wonderful drawings and paintings you’ll be proud to share with friends and family.
Do you love the world of fashion? Have you ever wished you could create your own fabric masterpiece? By learning the essentials of needle work, you may be taking your first step towards designing your own fashionista wardrobe! It all begins with a needle and thread. So, come join in on the fabric fun as we work on the fundamentals of all things Fashion Design! (Completed Grades 6-11 Only)
Is it hard for you to pick just one favorite sport? Then you’re in luck! This summer you will be able to play not just one sport, but a whole Skill worth! Campers will learn the basics of some favorite outdoor games like Soccer and Kickball, getting game time each day to practice and refine their new skills. Be prepared for sunshine, competition, and even some surprise water elements!
Do you want help establishing a regular exercise routine? Do you enjoy learning about nutrition and health? Our fitness room will be a great place to start learning about being the healthiest YOU! You may get a little sweaty, but exercising in the WinShape Nation is sure to be the most fun exercise you will ever do! (Completed Grades 6-11 Only)
Look out, the new Iron Chef may be sizzlin’ right here in the WinShape Nation! Campers will learn the fine art of cooking and baking as they prepare some scrumptious dishes and treats. Whether you feel at home in the kitchen or you’re interested in learning more about cooking, this is just for you. Each camper will receive her very own recipe book, so you can cook with WinShape flare all year long!
Do you love to roll, tumble and flip? Then gymnastics is the place for you! Get ready to learn the basics of gymnastics while jumping off the vault, balancing on the beam, and tumbling on the mats. Olympics, here we come! (Completed Grades 1–5 Only)
With a little Pinspiration, DIY motivation, and washi tape, you are bound to make all of your crafty dreams come true here. Prepare to experience creative bliss as you join us in cutting, gluing, and painting some of the most unique hand crafts to be found. Get excited to bring all your handmade crafts home and show them off to the rest of your family.
Saddle up your horses!! We’ve got a trail to blaze!! Here you will learn the basics of horse handling and English style riding. Learn safety procedures and basic riding and grooming skills and ride the trails of WSC. *Jeans and riding boots are required! No exceptions! Campers without boots or long pants will be placed in a different Skill (other than Horseback Riding). Helmets are provided. For safety reasons, space is limited to eight campers per Skill class.
Horseback Riding 2.0
Ever dreamt of becoming an advanced equestrian? Welcome to Horseback Riding 2.0! This Senior Camp Skill is for campers who have a strong foundation and are interested in advancing their riding skills. Each lesson will provide positive instruction and opportunity for growth. *Jeans and riding boots are required! Campers without boots or long pants will be placed in a different Skill other than Horseback Riding. Half-chaps are encouraged, but not required. Helmets are provided. For safety reasons, space is limited to six campers per Skill class. **Due to the high demand, selecting this Skill as your top preference does not guarantee placement. (Completed Grades 6–11 Only)
Indoor Rock Climbing
Let’s journey over to the rock wall in the WinShape Nation! Here, we’ll cover the basics as you prepare to climb your way across the world. Get ready to climb to new heights! You’ll be sure to build trust, lean on one another for encouragement, and have FUN!
Everybody loves a day on the lake! Grab your swimsuit and sunscreen, don’t forget your lifejacket, and head on down to Lake Walla Walla where you’ll be sure to have fun under the sun! From the Corcls, to the Expo H2O, to lots of other lakefront activities, this will be a Skill you won't want to miss!
Love biking around with your friends, but feel ready to take it to the next level? This Skill is the place for you! In Mountain Biking, you will get to head to the trails as you explore off-road biking. Learning safety, technique, and building endurance will help you experience the trails and back roads around the beautiful Berry Mountain Campus. *Campers in this Skill should already know how to ride a bike.
Lights! Camera! Action! Join us on stage to get a glimpse of the full experience – acting, singing, and staging. You will learn about the components of musical theatre and have your very own part in our Final Show! Look out High School Musical, it’s a WinShape Musical!
If you are fascinated with God’s creation, take a deep breath, because there is no better Skill to explore! Get excited about embarking on a new adventure where you will not only learn about camping techniques, but also some outdoor education elements that will be sure to bring excitement and a better understanding of the world around us! So, grab your compass, pack your pack, and let’s get outdoors!
Set that wheel a spinnin’ and get ready to throw a pot! No. . . Not literally. . . Our amazing pottery instructors will guide you through the basics of working with clay, using a potter’s wheel, and glazing. Friends and family will be amazed when you bring home your finished creations!
Propel My Life
Here you will get to learn about servant leadership, biblical worldview, and vocational calling. This is a leadership track designed and presented by IMPACT 360 (a sister ministry of WinShape Foundation). The goal of Propel is to encourage and equip you to have a more compelling and godly influence on your peers and propel you into a life of service and Christian community. This program is designed to deepen your faith and foster your growth in a relationship with Jesus Christ. *This Skill takes up 2 Skill periods. (Completed Grades 8–11 Only)
Why always walk around campus when you can roll instead? Learn to rollerblade as we cruise down the sidewalks, skate figure eights, and play super fun roller games! We’ll teach you everything you need to know. So, strap on those elbow pads, knee pads, and helmets - now let’s get rollin’! (Completed Grades 1–5 Only)
Sew Much Fun
Have you ever wished you could create your own fabric masterpiece? By learning the essentials of needlework, you will be able to create cute cotton crafts that will amaze all your friends! It all begins with a needle and thread. So, come join in on the fabric fun as we learn the basics stitch by stitch. (Completed Grades 1–5 Only)
Marco! Polo!... go ahead and jump in for a splashtastic time in this Skill! Get ready to splash and swim around the pool while channeling your inner mermaid! No matter your level, you will be sure to have some fun in the sun while learning strokes and playing everyone’s favorite water games. (Completed Grades 1–5 Only)
You say you're ready for adventure? Then you've come to the right place: The Adventure Challenge Course. The Adventure Challenge Course at WinShape Camps will challenge you physically, mentally and spiritually. You will begin this quest as an individual, but you will grow to become part of a team where people laugh, learn, and journey onward and upward. You will walk away with memories of accomplishment, moments of heroic feats, and maybe even life-long friendships! (Completed Grades 6–11 Only)
Is anybody ready for a tennis match? Count me in! Learn the basics of tennis, including backhand and forehand swings, volleys and serves. Advanced campers will work on footwork and stroke technique. So, grab your racket, friends, and let’s get swinging!
Bump, Set, Spike! Lady WinShapers, get ready to learn the fundamentals of this popular game! If you are not an experienced volleyball player, that’s okay - this is still for you! You will learn and improve your skills in serving, passing, setting, blocking, digging, and spiking. Set your sights high as you learn how to play and work together as a team on and off the court! (Completed Grades 6–11 Only)
Do you enjoy creating crazy concoctions, experimenting, and even causing minor explosions? If you enjoy learning about science, then step into our WinShape Laboratory where you will get to concoct in a safe, fun environment! Put on your lab coat, safety goggles, and gloves! It’s going to be a wacky time! (Completed Grades 1–5 Only)