The teen years see increasing growth in hypothetical reasoning skills, development of values, and future planning - so a positive camp experience is more important than ever! Teens especially will benefit from the positive peer and mentoring relationships developed during the camp experience.
ACA has a wide range of resources for families of teens who are thinking about a camp experience.
- Developmental Milestones  for early and middle adolescence help families understand what growth is taking place, and how teens can benefit from a camp experience.
- Healthy Teens  provides online articles that deal with teen-specific issues from expert resources.
- Child/Adolescent Development provides articles on developmental issues - both physical and social.
- Find a Camp  helps families choose the perfect camp program for teens based on a variety of factors including region of the country, interest, budget, and, of course, age.
It's never too late to have a first camp experience. Visit CampParents.org  and help your teen find the perfect camp experience today!