We hope your family is having a wonderful school year and your camper(s) are looking forward to spending the summer at Culver! In order to prepare your child for camp, we have included some general information to help you start planning for the summer. 

Please continue to check your email in the weeks leading up to camp and throughout the summer for more information to come. In the meantime, the Summer Parent Portal will provide information on packing, transportation, uniforms, and parent FAQs you can refer to. 

It is important to note that the Summer Parent Portal has moved to a new location! Please click the button below for the main landing page. Additional navigation is located on the left-hand toolbar which includes the parent FAQ's and Parent Guidebook.
Packing Lists for Camp

If your child is enrolled in Woodcraft Camp (ages 9-14)
If your child is enrolled in Upper School (ages 14-17)
Important Summer Dates

Below are a few important dates to remember for this summer. Detailed information regarding summer registration, permit weekends and end of camp will be sent in future emails.
2 Day Camper Registration (June 17 - 18)

Registration will take place on Friday and Saturday this summer in Culver's Multi-Purpose Building.

  • Registration for campers using Culver transportation from the airport, campers participating in Naval Band and returning campers will take place on Friday, June 17 from 9:00 AM Eastern Time until 3:00 PM Eastern Time in Culver's Multi-Purpose Building. After 3:00 PM we will only be registering those campers who arrive to Culver by bus. 

  • Registration for new campers will take place on Saturday, June 18 from 10:00 AM Eastern Time until 3:00 PM Eastern Time. We encourage families to arrive before 12:00 PM on Saturday so that campers can participate in the afternoon programming. 

Families will sign up for a registration arrival time slot prior to arriving on campus. More information will be sent by email with these registration sign-up details. 
Permit Weekends (July 2 - 3, July 16 - 17)

The first permits of the summer will take place on Saturday, July 2 from 12:00 - 5:00 PM and Sunday, July 3 from 12:00 - 7:00 PM. Please note that if you are unable to take your child out on permit this summer, there will be campus activities taking place during permit times for your child to participate in. 

For more information on permits, permit times and for a full list of permit dates for this summer, please visit the Permit Schedule and Permit FAQ sections of the Summer Parent Portal.
End of Camp and Graduation Ceremonies (July 29 - 30)

There are a number of events open to parents throughout the day on Friday. The final Garrison Parade is scheduled for 10:00 AM on the James A. Henderson Parade Field. Upper School and Woodcraft awards ceremonies will also take place on Friday along with the Final Ball for Upper School students and their families. A detailed schedule will be provided to parents on the exact times and locations of these events in the future. 

The last day of camp this summer will be Saturday, July 30. Both ceremonies will take place Saturday morning and campers will be released after their camp's ceremony. Arrangements must be made for all campers to depart campus following the graduation ceremonies no later than noon.

Upper School graduation will take place on Saturday morning, followed by the Woodcraft Graduation ceremony. Please note that Culver is on Eastern Standard Time (1 hour ahead of Chicago).
Previous Communications

For your reference, the following communications have been previously sent to families: