Camp Southwoods is not just a summer camp; it's a foundation upon which childhood memories and character are built. Offering 2, 3, 5, and 7-week co-ed sessions, the camp provides an extensive range of activities including athletics, arts, aquatics, and adventure. There's truly something for every camper to enjoy and explore. However, the essence of Southwoods lies not just in the fun and activities but in the valuable life lessons and growth experiences it offers. As campers engage in various activities, they are in a nurturing environment designed to boost their confidence, encourage them to embrace challenges, and celebrate their authentic selves. This approach ensures that the joy and learning at Southwoods go hand in hand.
The impact of a summer at Southwoods extends far beyond the campgrounds. It instills in campers a sense of self-worth and resilience that lasts a lifetime. The camp's philosophy is centered around creating an atmosphere where children can thrive, discover their strengths, and form lasting friendships. Southwoods is a place where future memories are made, and future leaders are shaped. As campers grow up, the experiences and lessons from Southwoods will resonate with them, shaping their identities and life choices. They'll reflect on their time at Southwoods as not just summers spent but as the pivotal moments where they could say, “I am who I am because of camp.” This transformative experience is what makes Southwoods more than just a camp – it's a journey of growth and self-discovery.
Blog posts by Abby Barber, Noah Naftulin, Josh Naftulin, and Kiana Kim