Can parents talk to campers on the phone?

One of the many wonderful experiences campers have at camp is gaining independence.  A chance to be away from home, to make new friends and try new things, and gain a sense of independence, confidence, and responsibility.  It is best done by completely participating in the camp program and putting all the camper’s energies into making new friends from other countries, learning new skills in the activities they are participating in, and enjoying their new found independence.  Staying in touch with home by phone only discourages this opportunity. 

We do encourage campers to write postcards, letters or faxes two to three times per week.   We also appreciate the parents communicating with their children throughout the session in any of the above written methods.  In special cases, such as birthdays, it is possible to speak with your child if pre-arranged with the camp administration.