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Everyone Belongs 2

posted by on Apr 3, 2017

Ben is a young boy with autism who has trouble making friends, and figuring out social situations. At first, he had a hard time connecting with the campers in his bunk. One day, he asked his bunk-mate, Aaron, if he could play ping pong, and Aaron told him ‘no’.

Everyone Belongs

posted by on Apr 3, 2017

At CYJ, everyone belongs. By showing each and every camper love, acceptance, and respect — and asking for it in return — they feel important, accepted and most importantly, capable of doing great things.

Why the World Needs Summer Camp: An Essay to Parents

posted by on Mar 1, 2016

It is not easy for parents to make the decision to send their child away into the waiting arms of strangers who promise to take care of them — people who promise to show them the wonders of nature, fun, new skills, and friendships. As a parent of two children, even I struggle with the idea, and I have been around summer camps my entire life.