Marisa’s Story

THE DIRECTORS! I was the camper who cried every single day her first summer at sleepaway camp. The directors instilled the confidence in me that camp was the place for…

Jeremiah: A Lasting Impact

I just wanted to say the most genuine thanks. Camp holds a very special place in my heart. I kid you not when I say that camp is the highlight…

Kalna’s Story

My kids Fellow counselors Being outdoors   INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY Camp experiences can show kids the power of being kind and accepting. When children of all skill sets come together,…

Molly’s Story

TRUE FRIENDSHIP True friendship at camp means learning to have each other’s back and respect the differences of the choices we made, to be ourselves and still remain friends. INDEPENDENCE…

Amanda’s Story

FINDING YOUR LIFE’S WORK (AND LOVE!) I grew up going to sleep away camp, but it wasn’t until I started working at my own camp, that I realized how much…

Julia’s Story

ATMOSPHERE The atmosphere at camp is truly indescribable. CULTURE The supportive people and leadership, awesome activities, and social skills at camp have all shaped me into the person I am…

Heather’s Story

Swimming, Canoeing, and International Counselors   Confidence, Resilience, and Independence   Children deserve opportunities to get out of their environments and experience new things to prepare them for the future…

Evan’s Story

PEOPLE Your summer is truly only as great as those you surround yourself with. Camp Towanda has and continues to recruit the most caring people from around the world to…

Erica’s Story

TRADITION Camp Blue Ridge has changed physically over the years, but one thing that hasn’t changed are the bonds of friendship that are created at camp. Another thing that hasn’t…

Dana L.’s Story

ACCEPTANCE The first thing that shaped my experience was how accepting my camp friends were/are. I started attending sleepaway camp at a relatively late age, but you would never know…