While camp leaders
are following government guidelines
and many are closed to guest groups
at the moment, we celebrate
the good memories made at camp
and believe campers will once again
experience the power of camp very soon.
COVID-19
Kids need camp. Today, like never before, teens and
pre-teens are under tremendous pressure. Self-doubt,
peer pressure, substance abuse, self injury and a
myriad of harmful voices nag at kids every day.

Even kids who have a strong support structure face
obstacles. Camp provides opportunities for students
to pull away and get a breather – to catch a vision for
the bigger picture of their lives.

Kids need … the Power of Camp.
Welcome to the Power of Camp
Kids need camp. Today, like never before, teens
and pre-teens are under tremendous pressure.
Self-doubt, peer pressure, substance abuse,
self injury and a myriad of harmful voices nag at kids
every day.

Even kids who have a strong support structure
face obstacles. Camp provides opportunities
for students to pull away and get a breather
– to catch a vision for the bigger picture of their lives.
Kids need … the Power of Camp.
Welcome to the Power of Camp

(R) Photos courtesy of SpringHill Camps and Crista Camps


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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.

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You Belong Here

5 Aug

Camp’s great for adventure seekers. Music lovers. Sports fanatics. Art aficionados. It’s a place for everyone to belong. There are theater, STEM, equestrian and aquatics camps. Culinary, outdoor education, leadership, skateboarding camps. Mountain boarding, robotics, cheerleading camps. The list goes on. The bottom line is whichever camp you choose, there’s a place for you to […]

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Our Own Kind of Oasis

28 Jul

During quarantine times, many of us long to be elsewhere, to be outside the walls of our homes. Many of us didn’t have the opportunity to attend camp this summer; it’s our own kind of oasis. Perhaps camp helps us feel more alive by igniting all of our senses, reminding us of the whimsical world […]

A Letter to Camp Counselors in Light of COVID

22 Jul

To the Camp Counselors of the Summer That Didn’t Happen, Before camp was scheduled to begin, you committed to spending your summer serving. You made plans to invest your time working hard and making a difference in the lives of kids. And then the pandemic happened. We can only imagine the heartbreak and disappointment you […]