Moment #41: Camp builds confidence . . .

Posted: October 19, 2011

Whether it's creating longlasting friendships, trying something new, or accomplishing personal goals, many aspects of the camp experience help build confidence in campers. Think about these statistics*:

  • 96% of campers say camp helped them make new friends
  • 92% of campers say camp helped them feel good about themselves
  • 74% of campers say they tried things at camp that they were afraid to do at first
  • 70% of parents say their camper gained self-confidence at camp

What did camp teach you about yourself?

*Find more about the outcomes of the camp experience in ACA's research report Directions.