A Camp for Every Child - Girls Only, Boys Only, or Co-ed?

Now may be the opportunity to explore this choice with your camper.

Single-Sex Camp Means

  • Breaking gender stereotypes — girls interact with women in positions of authority and boys interact with men who act as nurturers
  • More opportunities to "Be Yourself" without impressing or competing with the opposite sex
  • Camp philosophy may be tuned into gender strengths and weaknesses
  • Brother or sister camps may share activities

Co-ed Camp Means

  • Breaking gender stereotypes — girls interact with women in positions of authority and boys interact with men who act as nurturers
  • Mirrors and prepares campers for everyday living — the world is co-ed
  • Allows families with a boy and a girl to attend same camp
  • Offers diverse points of view
  • Breaks through rigid divisions set up in school when campers participate on equal footing

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