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What’s Needed to Prepare Your Child for the Future? The Answer May Surprise You…

An alumna camper sent us this great article about the importance of the “camp experience”. Todd Kestin hits the nail right on the head with his article ; stating camp prepares our children for success later on in life. At camp you learn how to take responsibly, form authentic relationships and develop self-confidence by trying new things. This is a great article. I loved the below passage because, to me, this illustrates what I believe is so special at Forest Lake Camp.

“I didn’t need to be “cool” at camp. It was the first place I could truly be myself, and was accepted for who I was. In fact, I felt pretty damn cool for the first time. My self-esteem was boosted, my confidence increased, and I learned about investing myself in things that matter.”

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