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Growing Up at Overnight Camp

blueridge19When parents make the decision to send their son or daughter to overnight camp, they often send them there to have a fun summer and to make some lifelong memories. When in reality, children also grow up and gain a ton of life skills at overnight camp. By sending your son or daughter to an overnight camp near Alabama, like Camp Blue Ridge, you won’t just be giving them an awesome summer, you will also be giving them an opportunity to grow and learn more every single day! From the moment that you drop off your son or daughter at Camp Blue Ridge, they quickly gain independence. Children quickly adjust to living in a new setting without the supervision of their parents. While this may be a scary thought for parents, this is a perfect opportunity for children to prepare themselves for college and future endeavors. And don’t worry, children are never really “on their own” they are constantly being supervised by our amazing trained overnight camp staff, who is prepared for anything. Campers will also gain confidence. Whether it’s in themselves, their abilities, or to achieve new goals. By participating in our overnight camp activities, children are given an opportunity to try something new without the judgment from their peers or the fear of failing. Instead, campers become more confident and not afraid to try something new! How perfect is that? Growing up is a huge part of attending overnight camp, and at Camp Blue Ridge we give children an awesome summer filled with lifelong memories! If you’re looking for the best overnight camp near Alabama for your son or daughter next summer, then call Camp Blue Ridge! Call us at 706-746-5491 (summer) or 954-665-8686 (winter) for more information or to schedule a tour today!