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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

Let Loose

11 Jun

Camp does a lot of things well. It brings people together and breaks up monotonous routines. It creates reasons for road trips and excuses to make up songs for just about anything. One of the most unique qualities of camp is the ability to reveal certain sides of campers that otherwise might be overlooked in […]

The Power of Camp Goes Live on Fox & Friends

23 May

 CCCA members River Valley Ranch (Manchester, Maryland) and Word of Life Island (Schroon Lake, New York) teamed up with CCCA to share The Power of Camp on Fox & Friends. Shaun Murray, wake boarding champion and athlete with American Ninja Warrior, joined CCCA President/CEO Gregg Hunter and Word of Life’s Tommy Sewall for an […]

Experiencing Life Real-time

Experiencing Life Real-time

22 May

Technology can be a great tool. It’s created to connect people in different time zones and makes work more efficient. It’s a great tool, but it can lead to a next-level kind of distraction. For students who are digital natives, it’s almost a guarantee they have access to a phone or laptop. Tech vies for […]