Camps for Kids ~ Contact Us to Sponsor a Youth for this Lifetime Experience!
Although each child is a unique individual, we believe summer camp is beneficial for all kids. No matter what a child’s interests are, camp helps children develop important social, emotional and cognitive skills. Best of all, children create memories that last a lifetime at camp.
Whether it be summer day camp or overnight camp the benefits are endless and can last a lifetime. Not only will your child return from camp with greater independence and a stronger sense of identity, but they will also have developed new skills, made new friends and created memories they will cherish forever.
As adults, many people look back fondly on the days of summer camp. They remember the thrill of building a fire with friends for the first time, or the carefree afternoons spent swimming under the summer sun. Camp became not just a way to pass summer break, but a vital part of who they are. At camp, children grow, explore and learn about themselves and the people and world around them, and they have fun throughout the entire process. Below are some of the benefits of the summer camp experience.
1. Develops Lifelong Skills
2. Promotes Independence
3. Makes Time for Play
4. Teaches Teamwork
5. Teaches Resiliency
6. Provides Fun Screen-Free Activities
7. Encourages a Connection with Nature
8. Fosters Growth
9. Builds Self-Esteem
10. Supports Healthy Living
11. Nurtures Friendships
12. Teaches Kids to Respect Differences
13. Keeps Kids Intellectually Engaged
14. Promotes Growth in a Safe Environment
15. Gives Children a Sense of Purpose
Hosting athletic camps to encourage young people to be active, make new friends, play various sports, meet professionals from all aspects of athletics, and make connections.
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Pay It Forward is a proud supporter of ProLinked, whose first sports camp was scheduled for June 2020 in Portland, Oregon. Due to COVID-19 and the termination of the school year and high school athletics, the camp has been postponed. Depending on CDC and other guidelines, the camp may be rescheduled for Summer 2022.