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Month: April 2015

A Look Back: 2013

A Look Back: 2013

Buildings, programs, and adventure…oh my! The summer of 2013 brought more adventure and excitement. Read all about it below!   Did You Know…? The Riverstone and Driftwood cabins opened their doors for the first time. This new girl’s cabin area was dubbed The Cove! The Mountaineers celebrated their first full summer at camp! Our Lead Climber program continued to grow as we added a trip during the B sessions to the beach and Port Aransas. Our Adventurer campers had special…

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Asset of the Month: Youth As Resources

Asset of the Month: Youth As Resources

For more than 20 years, the Search Institute has been researching and identifying what it takes to help kids succeed. They have developed a framework of 40 external and internal developmental assets that “identifies a set of skills, experiences, relationships, and behaviors that enable young people to develop into successful and contributing adults”. We incorporate these assets throughout our programming and train our counselors extensively on the benefits of assets and how to use them in activities, cabins and around camp. Each…

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