Traditionally housed in the camp's health center, these folks are charged with the primary responsibility of caring for and managing acute and chronic health needs of campers
and staff during the camp session.
The findings suggest that campers
report improved QOL one week after camp.
Treat the campers
the same as you would any other camper
The next step is to find a time when you can take the two or three campers
on the "play-date.
, whether it's the RV camping at Simi Valley's Oak Park, left, or the efforts of campers
such as Alex Gomez, above, staking out his spot at Leo Carrillo State Beach.
return home with great stories, fond memories, and a new confidence in their understanding of our history, government, and heritage that will serve them--and their nation--for a lifetime.
1080(TM): Avalanche - Campers
can escape the summer heat and
Of the 512 campers
that attend camp each summer, about 97 percent are children who belong to ethnic minorities (63 percent Hispanic and around 34 percent African American).
YMCA leaders said campers
get a safe and nurturing environment in which to participate in a ropes challenge course, equestrian activities, swimming, campfire, archery, mountain biking, canoeing, hiking, games and crafts.
and staff, Green River is a "No Discount" zone--"put-ups" rather than "put-downs" are encouraged.
who do not attend every week don't have to worry about missing out because each week starts over fresh on Monday with new tribe names being picked out each week.
Although we are expecting to dramatically increase the number of campers
enrolled in 1999, we have made certain that scholarships are available for a number of qualified students who may not be able to afford to go to camp," said Jim Beach, co-founder of ACE.
To have comparable information, we asked directors to indicate their total enrollment in camper
weeks rather than total campers
as a way to equalize different session lengths.
Since most bullying is a problem for the 20 percent of children at the bottom of the social confidence ladder, it is critical to find things that make these campers
shine and feel successful.
may become impatient with each other and minor confrontations will occur.