Summer Overnight Camp
What is it?
Camp Rio is excited to offer overnight summer camp to campers aged 5 -14.
Overnight Summer Camp at Camp RIO is a dynamic, seven day outdoor adventure experience with activities such as paddling, archery, slingshot shooting, geocaching, yoga, fishing, and sports. Each day campers participate in activities throughout the 85-acre camp property. Campers are assigned to groups made up of 8 to 10 campers similar in age. Leaders are trained and mentored by our full-time camp leadership.
Our summer staff strive to provide a physically and emotionally safe environment where campers experience an emerging sense of self and wholesome community. This a place where campers will learn to be the best version of themselves. Leadership, teamwork and responsibility are all traits that we strive to teach at Camp RIO. We believe in the power of overnight summer camp and by the end of your child's first summer, you will too!
Where is it?
We are located on Fish Hatchery road, which is just off Hwy 77 in Brownsville, Texas.
What does it look like?
Camp RIO spreads over 85 acres of Texas wildlife preserve.
Camp RIO’s facilities are unusually outstanding for camps, we think. Located on a 11 acre resaca. Natural ebony, giant palm trees and various oaks are abundant, as is native wildlife.
Upon completion of our construction projects, there will be 2 soccer fields, a state of the art outdoor pavilion and basketball court, football field, and a competition size archery and riflery range (by spring 2019.) The playing fields will have an underground sprinkler system to help the fields stay cooler as well as green during the summer. We will keep you updated as these state of the art facilities are complete.
We are currently working on building 6 brand new wood cabins which will be insulated and air-conditioned for a comfortable sleeping environment and a place to cool off from the hot Texas sun.
The crafts lodge is open-air and breezy thanks to our beautiful resaca. The riflery and archery ranges are well situated for safety. RIO was designed for providing the best in camping, and the ownership, along with the year-round staff, constantly strives to provide the best program and facilities for the campers.
Gourmet country cuisine served family style in a comfortable dining hall and covered picnic areas gives the campers the experience of being part of a family away from home. The magic of cooking over an open fire has not been lost as we still cook out once a week.
How do I plan for camp?
Dates and Rates
June 16th - June 22nd FULL June 23rd - June 29th FULL
July 7th - July 13th NEARLY FULL
July 14th - July 20th NEARLY FULL
The Standard rate for our week long overnight program is $595. We will be offering discounts for early registration, sibling discount and multi-week discount. Payment plans are available for our overnight program. Our goal is to allow as many children as possible to experience what Camp RIO has to offer.
The above tuition covers all instruction, lodging, meals, and supplies.
Our spaces for this coming summer are limited and we expect all spots to be filled. Don't delay on what will surely be a fantastic summer.