Benefits of Camp: Information from the American Camp Association

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Daniel Sarver, Extension Specialist

Tennessee 4-H Camps are accredited by the American Camp Association. Through the rigorous accreditation process, Tennessee 4-H Camps undergo a painstaking process to ensure that camp is safe, healthy, educational, and FUN!

“Camp provides children with a community of caring adults, who nurture experiential education that results in self-respect and appreciation for human value. All of the outcomes — self-identity, self-worth, self-esteem, leadership, and self-respect — build personal competencies.”

This is an excerpt from an article that helps explain the “Benefits of Camp,” especially one that is ACA accredited. See the article, and the associated video, “The Benefits of Summer Camp”