has loved camp. She enjoyed meeting new friends and having an opportunity
to do things she wouldn't get at home. The relaxed atmosphere and the "non-competitiveness"
is a breath of fresh air in this fast paced world of "all and right now."
Fourth year June Camper. Alexandria, LA.
helped my daughters with the endless quest for independence and self-confidence."
home excited and alive with the new experiences she'd had. Reminds me
of me, who went off to Mondamin 28 years ago and didn't look back."
summed up the spirit of Green Cove when she told a friend: "It doesn't
matter if you are pretty or ugly, thin or fat, well dressed or not - what
you are inside is what counts at Green Cove. The most popular girls are often
the ones who are not gorgeous - who might be chubby - but who are great people!"
It would be hard not to thrive in such an atmosphere. Each summer has been
Third year camper, Main Session. Virginia Beach, VA.
"Her first words
off the plane were, `Why couldn't I stay...when can I go back?'"
back more mature and more confident in herself - pleased that she was
on her own and able to accomplish so much."
came back more grown up and mature. She appears to have a better sense
of self, more self confidence and improved in the social area - getting along
and being more tolerant of friends. She first said she didn't like camping
but now says she loves the mountains and nature."
First year camper, Main Session. Washington, DC.
"She had a
wonderful time! A quote from one of her letters, `I didn't know it could
be so exciting!'"
Ormond Beach, Florida
the best investment we've made for Michele in a long time. It changed
her attitude (for the better!) and helped her increase her self-confidence
and self-esteem. She made new friends, and was apparently extremely close
to one of her counselors, who helped her a great deal."
First year camper, Main Session. Laurel, MS
"It was an
excellent experience for Julianne. She didn't want to come home! She continues
to correspond with Elisa, Missy and another camper. I couldn't be more well
pleased with your goals at the camp and the positive effect it had on Julianne.
First year camper, Nashville, TN.
(and I) particularly liked their participation in planning their schedules."
Charleston, South Carolina
a perfect experience for her. I was most impressed with how she designed
her time to learn new skills. She can't wait for next year!"
Over the years,
many Green Cove parents have offered to be representatives and references
in their area of the country. If you would like to speak with a fellow parent,
give us a call and we'll put you in touch.