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Why Camp ?

At camp, young people have the mental room to consider some of the most important issues of life. This break from the craziness of their regular routine allows campers to think about their future, to evaluate unhealthy patterns, and to discover the truth that God loves them and has an amazing plan for their lives.
CCCA member camps are set in some of the most beautiful spots on the continent. Campers explore nature, participate in new adventures and test their limits in a healthy environment surrounded by the grandeur of God's creation.
In a setting separate from their daily routine, with an opportunity to shed the expectations and pressures of others, campers are freed up to truly be themselves, to live above artificial limitations and blossom into who they were created to be.
Good friends who exert positive peer pressure can make all the difference in a kid's life. Friendships with caring adults and other campers, forged through shared experience and the compressed time at camp, can last a lifetime and provide a connection that helps young people navigate the challenges of life.
According to researchers, kids spend on average 40 minutes in meaningful conversation with their parents each week. At camp, caring adults, counselors and mentors come alongside campers, helping them think through decisions and experiences in a way that will prepare them for their future. Many campers point back to a positive role model they met at camp as one who helped shape the direction of their lives.

Latest News

Camps grow strong girls

Camps Grow Strong Girls

22 Feb

Most girls don’t fit the mold. You know, the mold created by an airbrushed magazine cover. Or, the mold created by a society that has told girls they can be all they want to be–a mold that comes with a secret message that girls need to be EVERYTHING. Or perhaps the mold that tells girls […]

Camp and the Soft Skills That Help You Thrive

19 Feb

A Harvard researcher’s recent findings adds that working at camp is a great training ground for your future. David Deming, a professor of education and economics at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard’s Kennedy School, says that for years, employer surveys have listed the ability to communicate well and work as part of a […]

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The Best Career Prep Ever

14 Feb

  Where else can you work this summer that will not only prepare you for your future but also be a whole lot of fun? Working at summer camp provides you with indelible opportunities for: Building your emotional intelligence. When you live and work with people who are different from you, you learn how to […]