Tag: camp friends

The Courage to Connect at Camp

Connecting at Camp When you strip everything away, it’s connection that we crave, isn’t it? I know that is what our new campers want to start right now. They just want to find a friend. And our returners come back for one reason: to rekindle the connections they love so much. At camp, we remove… 阅读更多»

Three Reasons Why Campers Love Camp Laurel

Children are gearing up for the final push in the school year. College students are finishing up projects and studying for finals. If you couldn’t hear the buzz in the air signaling summer right around the corner, here are some extra reasons camp people are getting excited for this summer. Friends During the school year,… 阅读更多»

Friendships Growing Between New Campers As The Days Go By

  Many things inevitably grow over the course of the summer: the grass, your height, and of course, everyone’s love for camp skyrockets to new levels. As the days roll by, the most noticeable growth and developments are the prospering friendships between new campers. First introductions are made by playing games where campers can discover… 阅读更多»

What did YOU do this summer?

“Okay, who wants to tell me what they did over the summer?” A teachers asks a classroom full of nervous students on the first day of school. She hears about trips to the Grand Canyon, a few kids spent a week at the beach, and a lot just respond with “nothing.”   But then there… 阅读更多»

What I learned about friendship from the social life at camp

You know that “first day of school” feeling? I’m sure you do. Some people love it while others may find it a little scary. The chance to explore a new place, try new things, and make new friends can be simultaneously exhilarating and terrifying. How about that “first day of camp” feeling? I’m going to… 阅读更多»

Finding Your Voice at Camp

Although most campers leave camp an excited, talkative and outgoing ball of energy, not all of them come to camp that way. Camp has a magical way of taking a quiet and introverted child and encouraging them to find their voice and speak up for themselves. Children who came to camp as followers can emerge… 阅读更多»

Playing Outside at Camp!

Attention kids: If you’re still trying to find ways to convince your parents to send you to one of America’s Finest Summer Camps, you’re in the right place! You’ve worked hard in school; maintained good grades, stayed out of trouble (for the most part) picked up extra chores around the house, and have left pictures of… 阅读更多»


参与美国最好夏令营可能是您小孩的一次有趣体验,夏令营不但提供多种活动,而且更让儿童学习生活的各方面。夏令营是儿童的一个独有体验。 充满乐趣的地方 夏令营可以遇到不同学校,同州或不同州的学龄儿童,而且夏令营提供课外活动,运动,远足,游泳,烹饪和其他具教育意义的活动,是个充满乐趣的地方。它更是个让孩子们学会共同生活并且需要相互合作完成不同任务的地方。在一个小小的营地,很多与活动有关的事情会发生。 夏令营每天都是新的一天,需要学习新事物。孩子们会结识新朋友,并就不同主题分享意见,是个很好的学习过程,同时有助激发他们的个人潜能,以完成不同任务。 团队合作 跟学校环境不同,夏令营让孩子们以合作的形式进行活动,他们被教导需要团队合作而非个别行动,这对孩子们是一个有用的经验,学习团队合作在生活中的重要性。 多样化环境 来自不同地区的小孩会定期参与夏令营。美国最好的夏令营也会接受海外儿童参与,当中有来自拉丁美洲,欧洲及亚洲等不同地方的孩子。如此多样化的环境可确保参与者获得独特的学习体验。 他们有不同经验,可为营地带来不同技能和知识 – 有些擅长运动,有些喜欢远足,有些喜欢生火,而其他则可为新活动提供建议每个小孩都会为营地提供独特的东西,与其他学生分享想法和技能,使夏令营成为所有参与儿童的理想学习体验。 户外营参与者要学会在统一的环境中共存。孩子们天真无邪,他们不会被种族主义和偏见等负面因素冲昏头脑。相反,营地管理团队会教导他们相互合作。当他们分享和合作时,他们会学到生活的道德品质,从而影响他们的未来。夏令营的主要目的不仅是让学龄儿童相互认识,而是为生活做好准备,让他们可利用简单事情来实现伟大目标。不论是攀绳,生火,烹饪或爬山,夏令营是教会孩子们重视生命的宝贵一课,在营地所作的决定可锻炼他们成为未来的生活领导者。

My Bunk

While I am now surrounded by the comforts of home, I would gladly give them all up again just to be back at camp, sleeping in my bunk. I must admit that the first few days of falling asleep in a quiet room, sleeping in my own bed, and waking up without bugles ringing in… 阅读更多»

Bringing Away Life Skills

For most campers, when the summer of 2014 draws to a close, there is always next summer to which they can look forward. For the oldest campers, however, farewell this summer means farewell forever to their years as campers. Even though a significant number of former campers choose to return to summer camp as staff… 阅读更多»