Tag: benefits of summer camp

Journeys and Joy at Camp

  “Journeying is the act of traveling from one place to another—not a moment of arrival. You get ‘there’ by being committed to the journey.” – Bernadette Jiwa We are all on a journey, we are all going ‘somewhere.’ The questions are, “Where do we want to go?  What will we choose to guide us?… 阅读更多»

The Camp Community

Going to a sleepaway camp not only transforms who you are as an individual but also has a profound impact on your life. Summer camp has the power to turn a few weeks of summer into an experience you will never forget. From the friendships and memories made, to the life lessons learned, true members… 阅读更多»

Mindfulness at Camp

  Children and teenagers are constantly surrounded by stimuli. They are easily overwhelmed with the sights and sounds that surround them, and often don’t have the skills to be fully present and limit distractions. This is why more and more teachers and professionals are incorporating mindfulness into their curriculum. And why America’s Finest Summer Camps… 阅读更多»

Teaching 21st Century Principles in a Camp Setting

  America’s Finest Summer Camps knows that the weeks we get to spend with campers each summer is precious. It is an opportunity to do character building and confidence boosting. We have the opportunity to be the backdrop for millions of memories and connect people who can grow to be lifelong friends. The work we… 阅读更多»

Summer Camp Improves Self-Confidence

Laurel South Summer Camp Improves Self-Confidence Nothing’s better than walking into your first day of school with confidence and a positive attitude.  Knowing you look good, feel good and have everything to make this an awesome year is a great way to start school. Spending the summer at camp can really improve a camper’s self-confidence…. 阅读更多»

The Unique Camp Perspective

One thing parents love so much about camp is that it takes campers out of their comfort zones in many ways. Not only are campers eating and sleeping in a new place, but they’re also trying games and activities that are new to them, and working with people they’ve never met. This shake-up of their… 阅读更多»

We’ve Got a Lot to be Thankful For!

Camp Laurel   We’ve Got a Lot to be Thankful For!   And just like that, November is gone. In a flash, the days full of colorful leaves, pumpkin spice and turkey are over; soon to be replaced by days of snow, colorful lights and holiday shopping. But before we can officially turn our attention… 阅读更多»

 Why Kids Need Camp Now More Than Ever

Camp Laurel It doesn’t seem like too long ago when the first iPhone came out, or when wifi started to become mainstream; those were 10 and 20 years ago respectively. As the world evolves and technology progresses, the importance of camp increases exponentially. Kids today are growing up in a significantly more technological world than… 阅读更多»

My First Summer at Camp

Molly M., Camper I was very excited and nervous for my first day of summer camp. I did not now what to expect w   hen coming to camp and was nervous about what would   happen. When I came to camp and came off the bus I exploded with happiness, camp seemed so cool… 阅读更多»

No Strikes for Campers at Baseball Game

Camp excels in providing campers with the most traditional summer camp experience of their lives, helping campers have all sorts of fun under the sun. While there are many activities and traditions campers can enjoy on campus, there are a few that require sending campers outside and into bigger fields. The Lower Camp was able… 阅读更多»