Give your son or daughter a week-long opportunity to build new friendships and discover hidden talents. With 100 years under our belt, we know how to harness the transformative power of sleep-away camp.
WHAT PARENTS SAY
I think it's a great experience to be away from the city, cell phones, TV, and anything related to electronic. Camp Fitch is a great outdoor experience and it's also a great time for children to experience being away from home, gaining some independence, and learning how to follow the lead of another adult besides the ones their every day world.
Kyle has come out of his shell during the three years that he has attended the camp. Because of the Leadership Development program he has started being more involved with teaching at church and volunteering for mentoring programs through the school system. He very much wants to spend the summer at camp next summer as a counselor.
Camp has been a great chance for her to totally be herself. No one has any preconceived notions about who she is. She totally came out of her shell last year at camp, after not being so sure if she wanted to attend. There was never a question about if she would attend again. She just loved it.
I love that there are no electronic devices allowed. Camp provides a beautiful outdoor space, fun activities and a unique experience to sleep outdoors in the cabents. My daughter also made a lot of new friends and tried a lot of new activities. It was an even better experience for her (and us) than I had anticipated!
Camp offers a wide variety of activities; inclusion of others (diversity of campers; staff, freedom to choose activities and make decisions independently; opportunity for group living (mine is an only child); rustic nature of camp setting through living and being outdoors; opportunity to be away from technology/tv/phone and to be fully present without ...