Green Cove is fun and adventure.
Our goal is to
build self-esteem while teaching community living skills, respect for the
environment, and a love for the outdoors. We work hard on cooperation, and
don't spend much time on competition, so there aren't any cups or ribbons
or medals. We believe effort and reward are related, and the reward is sweeter
when it's earned...
When a camper first gets here, she'll meet her counselor and her cabinmates.
She'll have 5 or 6 other girls in her cabin, all about the same age, from different parts of the country. The cabin counselor is like a big sister; she helps each camper
work out her schedule, and get comfortable in the camp community.
staff lead and teach a variety of activities that emphasize outdoor adventure.
There are always
activities for both the beginner and the advanced camper, so everyone progresses
at their own pace. Some activities are scheduled a week in advance, some on
the spur of the moment, but each camper has a lot of choice in what she does...
Our program is structured, but not regimented.
have the option to spend part of their session here at camp and part of their session out in the wilderness on trips.Just
like in-camp activities, there are beginner trips and there are advanced trips,
so everyone gets to experience overnight camping. Each camper's personal interests
will influence just how much of her session is spent out on trips. On the
next page, called "Activities," we'll tell you about something about the activities
themselves as well as give you a picture of what camp life is like. On the
page called "Activity Trips," we'll show you the tripping program.