Why choose Camp Eagle Ridge?
At Camp Eagle Ridge, you get the best of both worlds – a traditional summer camp full of love, laughter and amazing activities AND a rich environment full of opportunities to practice leadership skills.
We are very intentional about how we how help young people develop their leadership skills. We develop over 30 leadership activities every year that focus on leadership skills such as: creativity, building trust, problem solving, conflict resolution, having difficult conversations, gratitude, diversity, listening, public speaking, and so much more! Kids are given opportunities to take leadership of a team, plan and execute problem solving and ways to overcome obstacles. Our kids don’t talk about leadership, they practice it.
We are an American Camp Association accredited camp. This means that we meet or exceed over 300 separate standards regarding staffing, facilities, health care, program, transportation and aquatics. We have been accredited for over 20 years.
We boast one of the highest staff retention rates in the nation. Many of our staff members have been a part of Camp Eagle Ridge for 10 years or longer. Most of our staff comes from our Counselor-In-Training and Junior Counselor programs, which means they have been training for two years to become a member of our staff.