Two campers in a blue tunnel.

Questions for Camp Seekers

Camp Visits

Making the Most of Your Tour

If a picture is worth a thousand words, seeing a camp in action is worth a million! Make certain that when you tour a prospective camp you leave with answers to these questions. This will help you to best assess if the camp is a good match for your family:

Who is the director?

What is the camp’s philosophy?

What is the program emphasis?

What is the culture of the camp community?

How are counselors hired and screened?

What training do counselors receive?

What is the level of communication between camp and home?

What are the desired qualities in camp staff?

How are drivers trained?

Is the camp accredited by the American Camp Association? If not, why not?