Western Kentucky University

Camp Big Red

Camp Big Red

Contact Information

Jordan Gardner :Camp Director

Phone: 270-745-6541

Fax: 270-745-2006


Camp Big Red

Camp Big Red

Camp Big Red


NOTICE: We will not be sending registration forms to the schools this year. Applications are available under "Brochure" on the website.


We will begin accepting 2014 applications and deposits from current WKU Faculty/Staff/Students on Thursday April 10, from 2:00-6:00pm AND Friday, April 11, from 10:00am-2:00pm in the IM Rec Office located on the 2nd floor of the Preston Center. Registration for WKU Alumni and the general public opens Monday, April 14. All registration forms and deposits may be submitted to to the WKU IM Rec Sports office during regular business hours 8:00am-4:30pm. 

Camp will be comprised of nine, one-week sessions. Camp sessions are Monday through Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm. Campers should be dropped off on Court # 3 of the Preston Center Gymnasium. Campers may arrive as early as 7:30am and must be picked up on Court # 3 no later than 4:30pm. After-care fees will be charged for any campers departing after 4:30pm

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Enrollment is limited to the first 70 campers per session. A $25.00 non-refundable deposit is required to guarantee each spot (per child, per session). The remaining balance must be recieved no later than noon on the Wednesday before each session. If a session is full, we will place any interested campers on a first-come, first-served waiting list.


A Typical Day at Camp

7:30 - 9:00am - Camper Drop Off/Free Play

9:00 - 10:45am - Yoga (Mondays) NO SWIM

9:00 - 11:15am - Swim Time (Tues-Fri)

10:45 - Snack Time (Camp Will Provide)

11:15 - 12:15pm - Organized Games

12:15 - 1:30pm - Lunch location TBD (Mon-Thur);

Lunch @ Preston Center (Fri)

1:30 - 3:30pm - Arts & Crafts (Mon & Weds)

1:30 - 3:30pm - Organized Activities (Tues)

1:30-3:30pm - Field Trips & Special Events(Thurs)

1:30 - 3:30pm - Pizza Party & Movie Day (Fri)

3:30 - 4:30pm - Free Play/Camper Pick Up

 Last Modified 4/4/14