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Sports and Recreation

The sports program encourages the qualities of generosity, perseverance, and sportsmanship.

 

Activities include:

  • High and low ropes courses

  • Canoeing

  • Swimming 

  • Soccer

  • Volleyball

  • Basketball

  • Gaga ball

  • Games

  • Put-put 

Art of Living

Culinary Art - Home Health - Fashion - Interior Design

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Mothers' luncheon prepared by campers & helpers on the final day of camp.

Art of Living classes equip girls with skills they need to take care of people with confidence and artistry.  They provide a philosophical framework for understanding service and the basic needs of the human person and illustrate how the skills they acquire will help them to live rich and reflective lives.

 

Sessions include presentations from guest speakers, skill building practices, training demonstrations, and mentoring.

 

Topics may include:

  • The Dignity of the Human Person

  • What is Service?

  • What Makes a Family Work and Why?

  • Home and the Strength of Young Women

  • Serving with Freedom and Joy

  • Welcoming Others: From Home to the World

  • Discovering Why and How All Work is Service

Theory and Practice

There are short presentations placing culinary art, home health, fashion and interior design in a cultural and philosophical perspective, followed by hands-on, fun skill building sessions.

 

Sessions may include:

  • Baking and Pastry

  • Entertaining at Home

  • Design and Color Theory

  • Culture

  • Fashion and Beauty

  • Table Decor and Dining Room Management

  • Taking Care of the Sick in the Home

  • Sewing

  • Jewelry

  • Organization

  • Social Skills and Friendship Building

  • Healthy Habits

  • Good Use of Time

 

Mentoring

Discussions during the session are designed to help the girls develop an eye for the needs of others, to apply the skills they are learning to their own unique circumstances, and to grow in their confidence and enthusiasm for living a life of service.

Leadership and Virtue Talks

Each day counselors give a brief talk on some practical ways the girls can become more effective leaders.

 

Topics include personal responsibility, loyalty, fortitude, friendship, and respect for self and others.

Fine Arts

The fine arts program is designed to develop talents, foster creativity, and increase self-confidence, industriousness, patience, and attention to detail.  Classes offered include Choir, Dance, and Visual Arts.