When kids are at camp, they don’t have mom and dad there to help them
approach people and make connections. They have to put themselves out
there. It teaches the kids confidence when making friends from all over.
Staff at Blue Dolphin Summer Camp do a wonderful job during the
"getting to know me" early period and promote consistent
communication between campers. Learning how to swim or developing artistic
skills also makes a child realize how capable he or she is to learn and grow.
According to the American Camp Association, 92 percent of kids who attend camp
say that the people at camp helped them feel good about themselves.