About

Camp Sonrise is located on the campus of South Lancaster Academy, in South Lancaster, with its picturesque woods and ponds, and across the street from Kilbourne Hill (a.k.a. Dexter Drumlin), which is favored among children for kite flying during summer and sledding during winter.

Ages

Our camp is designed for children ages 5-12, with a focus on socio-emotional and spiritual growth in a fun, educational setting.

Camp Registration Fees

One Week (M-F 9:00 am to 4:00 pm): $188

Extended Morning (7:30-9:00 AM): $25 per week

Extended Evening (4:00-5:30 PM): $25 per week

Counselors in Training (CIT): $50 per week

Our Staff

At Camp Sonrise, we are committed to hiring staff that not only provide a safe environment for your children, but also an enriching one. Our hope is that the Christian values taught and displayed by our staff will make a positive difference in the lives of our campers, and that each and every camper will view the Camp Sonrise staff as mentors and friends. In addition to our day camp training program, each of our staff members undergoes an extensive application process that includes government background checks. Our staff to camper ratio at Camp Sonrise is at least 1 to 5 for campers ages 5 and 6, and 1 to 10 for ages 7 to 12.

Interested in Applying to Work at Camp Sonrise?

Counselors in Training (CIT) Program

Camp Sonrise offers an amazing CIT program. The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that can be used throughout life to help others and develop the skills needed in leading and teaching children. The CIT receives all the camper benefits plus will be able assist the head counselor with their assigned responsibilities and duties such as providing supervision with related activities, that include, but are not limited to, sports, hobbies, team games, field trips, arts & crafts. The CIT will also assist children through these various activities providing guidance and coaching as necessary. The fee to join the CIT program is $50/week. Interested in joining the CIT program? Complete the staff application and make the payment here.

Marisol Gracia - Program Director

Marisol has worked alongside her husband, Luis, for many years in children’s, youth and collegiate ministry. She is the mother of two children, and her greatest joy in life is to connect kids with Christ. Marisol has a B.S. in Accounting and an MBA, but chose to change her career to be a full-time mom.

Rosie Collado - Assistant Director

Rosie has worked as a counselor at Camp Sonrise since 2011 and will serve as the assistant director this year. She is currently majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Management at Fitchburg State University. Her passion for God, incredible leadership skills, and intuitive compassion with the children make her a well-qualified member of our staff. Rosie will run Monday morning registrations.

 

Contact Us

Physical Address: 198 George Hill Rd. South Lancaster, MA 01561

Phone: (978) 660-9279

Email: campsonrise@mysla.org