Carolina mountains are a favorite destination... and these camps have inspired
lots of other camps to pitch their tents in the area. Families... send their
children here, knowing they'll receive a time-honored, well-rounded experience.
With...counselors predominantly drawn from adults who passed their summers
here as kids, alumni remain a group bound by tight friendships."
the Right Camp
Kennedy and Michael Kimball
are bedrocks of tradition, professionally run and deeply committed. Their
program, philosophy, and leadership are well founded and well tested over
the years... Campers choose their own activities and learn to be responsible
for themselves in a nurturing, noncompetitive atmosphere... this is a wonderfully
devoted staff, most of whom have been campers here in their younger years...
When it comes to real-life education, it's easy to see that these people really
know what they are doing."
Schools for Kids, (April 1995)
paddling program that has produced such legends and top-notch paddlers has
to be doing something right. Then again, (the camp) has had a lot of time
to perfect its programs. Founded in 1922 by Frank Bell, Sr., the camp has
been offering everything from mountaineering and sailing to paddling, riding
and mountain biking."
a Champ of a Camp", (April 1993)
your child to a summer camp? Make your choice a good one by asking the right
questions first... Frank Bell of Mondamin and Green Cove says, 'Our camper-to-counselor
ratio is 3.5 to 1, but you need to ask more: how does a camp choose its counselors?...
We provide biographies of all staff members. We also supply a sheet
with a couple of dozen references. If you're from a town where we have other
campers, we send their names.'"
Kids, (January 1996)
brother/sister camps each have their own riding program, including stables,
rings, and trails. The horses allow for the varying degrees of rider experience.
Along with riding and safety instruction, campers can take part in one to
three day riding trips into nearby wilderness areas. In addition to horses,
the camps offer swimming, canoeing, tennis, sailing, et cetera."