Gayle Schreiber

SEEING CAMP CHANGE LIVES Once I became a counselor, then a leader, and eventually a director, I was able to give the camp experience to others, so many times over….

Richard’s Story

“I’ve been to camp for five summers, and I just love it. I want to be a counselor because of the way the counselors at camp have always made me feel…

Matty’s Story

DIRECTORS & STAFF Throughout all my years at camp I had quite a few mentors who were major influencers on my life. They trusted me, supported me, and guided me…

Anna: Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone

  “This year, I only felt a little out of my comfort zone when I first arrived at camp. 5 minutes afterwards, people came up to me and asked if…

Hayley’s Story

NEW PEOPLE During my 8 years at camp I met many people from different places and backgrounds. Through these people, I learned about different communities, cultures and even countries. Some…

Jay’s Story

LIFE LESSONS Camp is a place to learn life lessons. Even from a very young age. Summer camp is a place that gives you the opportunity to learn how to…

Naomi: A Home Away from Home

Camp is a unique experience in a city girl’s life. Instead of having skyscrapers and squirrels you have mountains and horses. It gives me a chance to make friends from…

Michele’s Story

LIFE-LONG SUPPORT Summer is a very important time of year for children, it is not just a break from school and academics but it is also an opportunity to go…

Dave’s Story

FRIENDSHIP The relationships I’ve formed at camp enrich my life on a daily basis. I was able to make friends with people from around the world, who I would never…

Renee’s Story

I have been involved with SCOPE since I started working at the ACA (American Camp Association) in 1998. At that time, SCOPE was actually still part of ACA and my…