- Provide a cultural immersion environment with American teens
- Improve oral skills and language comprehension
- Practice a wide range of sports, plastic, visual and performing arts
- Gain a better understanding of the American Camp culture
Who: Students between 10 and 16 years of age
When: July and August
Where: Camp is 1.5 hours from New York City
Lodging: Cabins with American students of the same age
This Camp is an 1100 acre property located in the scenic Pocono Mountains. The camp rests below an 1800ft high mountain upon the shores of its very own lake. The lake is central to the main living and activity area of the camp and provides a scenic backdrop for day to day camp life. The camp is home to deer, raccoon, possum, squirrel, fox, bobcat, beaver and many other kinds of animals. The lake is home to various kinds of ducks and geese, heron, and a pair of osprey. The fishing is particularly good and is one of the more popular activities.
The camp maintains a Registered Nurse on site 24 hours a day, who is responsible for overseeing the health of staff and campers, dispensing all medication and making decisions regarding the treatment of any and all injuries. The local emergency room doctor is a member of the camp committee.
Camp facilities include 12 cabins that sleep 8-10 campers. These are divided into two villages. There is also a large winterized dormitory that sleeps 20 and houses toilet and shower facilities. The Infirmary – a fully winterized and air conditioned building that sleeps 8 with amenities. Dining hall, lodge, camp store, office, coaches cabin-sleeps 15 with toilet facilities and showers, swamp cabin sleeps 8 with toilet and shower facilities. The camp has a 30 acre lake with life guarded swim area and boating docks with over 30 kayaks, rowboats, canoes, and paddleboats.
Athletic facilities include a full outdoor basketball court, sand volleyball court, athletic field, soccer goals, archery, rifle ranges, miles of trails and a low ropes challenge course. Activities include swimming (in the Lake), Boating (paddle, canoe, and plyaks), Archery, Arts and Crafts, Hiking, Outdoor Education, Ropes course, etc.