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Our Approach

At Catalyst Camps, each day is an opportunity for creativity, independence, social skill development, making friends, and developing leadership skills in a fun atmosphere.

From creative arts to flag & noodle football, we believe there are many ways to explore new opportunities for youth to grow.  This summer, we have modified many of our traditional activities to integrate more independence and incorporate intensive health and safety protocols to adhere to Covid-19 safety guidelines.   

Curriculum-based skill building activities change weekly in topic or ongoing projects are designed for campers to engage with hands-on and full sensory experience with materials, concepts, and collaborate with peers while working together and independently.

Camper initiated and camper-led activities provide opportunities for youth to take ownership of their schedules and hone their interests. Our staff support campers in exercising voice and choice, to create their own activity plan and develop leadership skills. 

Core Activities & Camp Elements

The Catalyst Camps camp program features core activities and elements at all locations. 

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FIT & FUN |  Field Activities, Hiking, Outdoor Sports
At Catalyst Camps, getting outside and active is a part of every day. 

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GOOD VIBES | Social Emotional Learning
Campers develop social emotional skills through teamwork, leadership, showing appreciation for one another, and exploring new ideas.

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HANDS-ON  |  Making, Art, Design, Cooking, Tech
Campers have opportunities to bring their imagination to life through arts, designing, and making. 

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MEMORIES  |  Friends, Experiences, Community
Reconnecting with friends of summers past or forming new bonds is a classic part of our culture. 

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4C’s | Creativity, Communication, Collaboration & Critical Thinking
Campers use 21st Century Learning skills like Creativity, Communication, Collaboration & Critical Thinking through a variety of “campy” challenges and activities.

Components of the Camp Day