TOP TEN BENEFITS OF SUMMER CAMP?
The benefits of summer camp experiences for children are endless. Here are just a few:
1. Make true friends:
Camp encourages kids to relax and make friends easily. As all the fun at camp draws everyone together, camp creates friendships.
2. Physical activity:
Children spend their day being physically active – camp provides a wonderful opportunity to swim, jump, hike, and climb. Camp is action.
3. Boosts self-confidence:
Children build self-confidence and self-esteem with non-competitive activities and diverse opportunities to succeed. Camp teaches kids that they can.
4. Develop life-long skills:
Camps provide the right instruction, equipment, and facilities for children to enhance their sports abilities, artistic talents, and adventure skills. Camps expand children’s abilities.
5. Develop Spiritual Life
Camp provides a safe atmosphere for campers to pursue values and faith. Camp provides opportunities to connect with Jesus and His teachings.
6. Become more independent:
Camp is the perfect place for kids to make their own decisions without parents and teachers directing them. Camps help manage their choices in a safe, caring environment.
7. Learn social skills:
Camps are close-knit communities where everyone cooperates and respects each other. Children share chores, resolve disagreements, and see the importance of sincere communication.
8. Reconnect with nature:
Camp provides access to outdoor activities that enhance children’s perception of the outside world.
Camp provides a solid opportunity to provide mentorship. Helping campers to think of their future and how to get there is a priority of each staff member.
10. Unplug from technology:
Camps give kids a break from TV, cell phones and the internet, and help them rediscover their creativity.