5 Things Camp Champions Does to Help New Families

Posted by Kate Hutson on Nov 7, 2016 4:49:11 PM

Every summer, new campers from a variety of backgrounds and interests are welcomed into our incredible community at Camp Champions. It’s in these first few moments at camp that children experience the most growth, independence, and sense of community. To make this transition into camp life smoother and more rewarding, we implement a few practices that help new campers and families adjust to the unforgettable camp experience ahead.

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Favorite Camp Memories from our Alumni

Posted by Kate Hutson on Oct 6, 2016 5:08:49 PM

When asking campers about their favorite camp memories, you get a myriad of responses. Many campers talk about the exciting activities they participated in, such as the Pirate Ship or water skiing. Some campers discuss things they accomplished while at camp, like climbing to the top of the rock wall, or making Jam Session (the camp dance team that campers try out for). Other times, campers rave that the camp meals were the most memorable part of their summer. Who knew that corn dogs and macaroni could be so unforgettable?

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Chasing Animals and Appreciating Camper Wit

Posted by Steve Baskin on Jun 6, 2016 10:04:23 PM

Green_Acres_Chicken.jpgEnjoying Green Acres

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Learning Skills At Summer Camp: Outdoors

Posted by Carlen Long on Mar 8, 2016 9:43:28 AM

 

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Summer camp in Texas: Best resident camps in Dallas (2016)

Posted by Carlen Long on Jan 28, 2016 10:21:40 AM

In this day and age, it seems like more than ever children need to be involved in every extracurricular and summer achievement program just to “get ahead” in academics or sports. Traditional overnight camp, however, provides the opportunity for kids to development truly valuable modern day skills: they can practice oral communication, reasonable risk-taking, problem solving, and more. All of that surrounded by friends and fun. If you haven't already, read more about the advantages of summer camp – there are many.

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Summer camp in Texas: Best resident camps in the hill country (2016)

Posted by Carlen Long on Jan 7, 2016 9:10:44 AM

There are many benefits of summer camp and the independent, character-building experience that children find when away from home. Campers learn make new friends, take reasonable risks in a new environment, and be a part of something bigger than themselves. Most summer campers will tell you that they treasure the friendships and memories made at camp. It’s not just a growth experience – it’s a blast, too!

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Improvements at Camp

Posted by Carlen Long on Nov 5, 2015 4:14:01 PM

While we already think camp is already a beautiful and fun place to be, we aim to get better year after year. Almost four years ago now, we built the Pirate Ship, a three-story ropes course with scads of cool elements – but we didn’t stop there. We added new elements every year and built the awesome ship front and hull around it. We don’t stop at “cool” or “good enough.” We go for amazing.

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