Summer Camp is Great!
There is no question that summer camp is a great place to learn about yourself, gain independence, resiliency, appreciate nature, develop leadership skills, and have fun. Below are some wonderful articles that talk about the benefits of camp.
- The Natural Gifts of Camp -by Richard Louv
- Camp Inspirations: Look Who Went to Camp!-Check out the list of some inspiring people who went to camp.
- The Value of Summer Camp -A Recent Asheville Citizen Times Article (PDF)
More Research About Summer Camps
- Inside Camp: What Research tells Us about the Lives of Children
- Children with Cancer -Positive Benefits of Camp
- How Summer Camp Fills in the Gaps Traditional Education Creates
- Youth Development Outcomes of the Camp Experience: Evidence
for Multidimensional Growth