As summer approaches many parents start to think about summer camp for their children. Here are five of the best summer camps for kids in the United States.
With Easter and spring break now past, the focus for many families in the United States is firmly on summer camps for kids. Summer camps focus on personal development and recreational and educational pursuits, including sporting activities or hobbies such as hiking, canoeing, arts and crafts, campfires, and watersports.
Summer camps in the United States usually begin in late June and run for about nine weeks, and are supervised by professional adults that encourage personal growth for children in a safe environment while away from home.
Summer Camps are often categorized as follows:
With such a wide array of summer camps available, it is essential that you choose the right option for your son or daughter. Discuss with them what activities they want to pursue during the summer months, including any skills or passions they wish to develop.
Other options you may wish to consider that may help in any decision making are:
Windsor Mountain Summer Camp has places for 250 children (girls and boys) from 7 to 16 years of age and is situated within a secluded 365-acre camp with a beautiful private lake. There are over 100 activities every three days with a teacher-to-student ratio of 1:3.
Windsor Mountain is a non-competitive camp with a focus on friendship and creativity.
One of the oldest running summer camps, Raquette Lake Girls Camp, has 300 spaces for girls ages 6-15. Offering a wide array of activities, Raquette Lake is an overnight camp located in New York State and has a “commitment to building strong, lasting friendships, and deep personal relationships.” Shared and separate rooms are available. Raquette Lake can also accommodate boys-only camps.
The Paris Saint-Germain Academy is an intensive professional soccer program with modern state-of-the-art facilities located in Florida. UEFA licensed coaching staff help girls and boys develop their skills and understanding of the game. 12-18-year-olds can choose between day or overnight camps.
Located in the Chippewa National Forest in northern Minnesota, the campus is surrounded by two unspoiled lakes. Highly trained staff deliver programs that advance the development and confidence of boys aged 8-17 years. The overnight camp runs from June to August and can accommodate a maximum of 75 campers.
With over forty activities, Pok-O-MacCready is an overnight camp that cultivates social growth, personal independence, and a profound understanding of the natural world. The overnight camp can accommodate up to 210 campers from 6 to 16 years. Boys and girls are welcome.
One of the most important factors when booking a summer camp for your children is how to get them there safely and in comfort. At ST Charters and Busses, we offer a ground transportation service to destinations such as retreats and summer camps. Our private bus rentals are secure, comfortable, and hygienic, with drivers fully trained in all aspects of road safety.
Book today and allow us to transport your children safely to the summer camp of your choice.