Campers sitting at a picnic table eating food.

Food & Nutrition

Food is always a camper favorite at River Way!

With an abundant variety of locally sourced fresh food choices at every meal, our professionally-trained chef and her team know how to accommodate even the pickiest of eaters. Meals are served buffet-style, and campers enjoy eating with their cabins while building connection and community.

The day begins with a delicious hot breakfast, with hot entree options such as pancakes or waffles, scrambled eggs, turkey bacon, soy and dairy milk, fresh, cut fruit, cold and hot cereals, and more. Lunches and dinners always include at least two to three hot entree options, one of which always is vegetarian. Campers love building their own creations at our salad bar, which always includes fresh organic greens, assorted chopped vegetables, cold protein options, and several choices of dressing.

Water, juice, low-fat, and chocolate milk are available at every meal.

Snacks are available throughout the day for campers requiring between-meal snacks.

Sample Menu


Scrambled eggs, French toast, hash browns, bacon, sausage, fresh fruit, fresh breads, muffins, and pastries, assorted hot and cold cereals, fresh juice, and milk.


Hamburgers, turkey hot dogs, veggie burgers and chili, French fries, macaroni and cheese, cold cut bar, salad bar, fresh fruit.


BBQ chicken, meat and veggie lasagna, mixed steamed vegetables, mashed potatoes, gravy, salad bar, pasta bar, dessert.

Dietary Needs & Allergies

Does your child have a special dietary need or a food allergy? We have decades of experience in accommodating varying dietary needs, from tree nut and peanut allergies to gluten intolerance. Our team works with a registered dietician to suit the needs of our campers and ensure a balanced diet.

If you have additional questions regarding our food service or your child’s specific dietary needs, please reach out to us!

My son loved the food! He loved trying new things, and won’t stop talking about the nacho bar! As a parent, I was happy to hear that River Way had so many salads, fruits, and vegetables at every meal!Shireen, parent of Jake, 11

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