Welcome to Camp Newman, where adventure, friendships, personal growth, and unforgettable memories come together to create an unparalleled summer experience. Nestled amidst the breathtaking beauty of nature, Camp Newman has been a beloved destination for children and teens for over 70 years. With its diverse range of activities, dedicated staff, and nurturing environment, Camp Newman offers an unforgettable summer for campers of all ages.
At Camp Newman, we believe in fostering a sense of belonging and community, where campers can truly be themselves and form lifelong connections. From the moment campers step foot on our grounds, they are greeted with warmth and enthusiasm, ensuring a safe and inclusive environment for everyone. With a wide range of programs and activities, Camp Newman caters to the unique interests and passions of each individual, allowing campers to explore new horizons and discover their true potential.
Adventure Awaits: Outdoor Excursions and Thrilling Activities
Embark on thrilling adventures as you hike through picturesque trails, scale towering rock walls, and conquer high ropes courses. Our experienced guides and instructors ensure that every activity is conducted with the highest level of safety, allowing campers to challenge themselves and create lasting memories.
Exploring Nature’s Wonders
Immerse yourself in the wonders of nature with our expert-led expedition hikes. Trek through lush forests, discover hidden waterfalls, and observe fascinating wildlife in their natural habitats. Our knowledgeable guides provide valuable insights into the local ecosystem, making each hike not only an adventure but also an educational experience.
Conquering New Heights
For those seeking an adrenaline rush, our rock climbing and high ropes courses offer the perfect challenge. Test your strength, agility, and problem-solving skills as you navigate through various obstacles and reach new heights. With the guidance of our trained instructors, campers gain confidence and a sense of accomplishment with every climb.
Thrilling Water Sports
Experience the thrill of water sports in the crystal-clear waters of our lake. Whether it’s kayaking, paddleboarding, or sailing, our water activities provide endless fun and excitement. Campers learn water safety skills and develop a deeper appreciation for the natural beauty that surrounds them.
Dive into Creativity: Arts and Crafts Galore
Unleash your inner artist in our vibrant arts and crafts program. From painting and pottery to jewelry-making and tie-dye, campers can explore various artistic mediums and let their creativity soar. With expert guidance from talented instructors, campers can create unique masterpieces to take home and treasure.
Discover the joy of self-expression through painting. Our skilled instructors provide techniques, tips, and inspiration as campers experiment with different brushstrokes, colors, and textures. From abstract creations to realistic landscapes, each artwork becomes a reflection of the camper’s unique perspective.
Get your hands dirty and mold clay into beautiful pottery pieces. Campers learn various pottery techniques, including hand-building and wheel throwing, to create functional and decorative objects. From bowls and vases to sculptures and tiles, the possibilities for artistic expression are endless.
Channel your inner fashionista and design your own jewelry. Campers learn basic jewelry-making techniques such as beading, wirework, and charm crafting. With a wide array of materials and beads to choose from, every camper can create unique pieces that reflect their personal style.
Sports and Team Building: Uniting Through Friendly Competition
Get ready to unleash your competitive spirit in our sports and team-building activities. Whether it’s a friendly game of basketball, soccer, or an exhilarating relay race, campers learn the values of teamwork, sportsmanship, and collaboration. Our skilled coaches ensure that every camper feels included and valued, regardless of their skill level.
Team Sports Extravaganza
Engage in friendly competitions with your fellow campers in a variety of team sports. From basketball and soccer to volleyball and softball, our sports program encourages camaraderie, healthy competition, and skill development. Campers learn the importance of teamwork, communication, and resilience as they work together towards victory.
Thrilling Relay Races
Feel the adrenaline rush as you participate in our thrilling relay races. Campers compete in a series of exciting challenges that test their speed, agility, and problem-solving skills. From obstacle courses to scavenger hunts, these relay races promote teamwork, strategy, and perseverance.
Strategic Mind Games
Exercise your brain and strategic thinking in our team-building activities. Campers tackle puzzles, riddles, and problem-solving challenges that require collaboration and communication. These activities foster critical thinking skills, creativity, and the ability to work effectively as a team.
Mind and Body: Wellness and Personal Growth
At Camp Newman, we prioritize the holistic well-being of our campers. Through mindfulness exercises, yoga sessions, and wellness workshops, campers learn valuable life skills to enhance their mental and physical health. Our dedicated counselors provide a safe space for campers to express themselves, fostering personal growth and resilience.
Learn the art of mindfulness and cultivate a sense of inner calm and peace. Through guided meditation and breathing exercises, campers develop mindfulness practices that promote emotional well-being and reduce stress. Campers gain tools to navigate life’s challenges with resilience and self-awareness.
Yoga for Wellness
Unleash your body’s potential through yoga. Our certified instructors guide campers through gentle stretches, poses, and relaxation techniques that promote strength, flexibility, and mindfulness. Campers learn to listen to their bodies, foster self-acceptance, and develop a deeper connection between mind, body, and spirit.
Workshops for Personal Growth
Engage in interactive workshops that focus on personal growth and self-discovery. From building self-confidence and effective communication skills to cultivating resilience and positive self-image, these workshops empower campers to navigate life’s challenges with grace and authenticity. Campers leave with a toolkit of strategies to thrive in various aspects of their lives.
Discovering Nature: Environmental Education and Sustainability
Deepen your connection with the natural world through our environmental education program. Campers engage in hands-on activities that promote environmental awareness and sustainability. From exploring local flora and fauna to participating in eco-friendly initiatives, Camp Newman instills a sense of responsibility towards our planet.
Embark on nature walks and guided hikes to explore the incredible biodiversity surrounding Camp Newman. Campers discover fascinating plant and animal species, learning about their habitats, behaviors, and ecological importance. These experiences foster a deep appreciation for the natural world and inspire campers to become stewards of the environment.
Participate in hands-on conservation projects that make a positive impact on the environment. Campers engage in activities such as tree planting, trail maintenance, and beach cleanups, experiencing firsthand the importance of preserving and protecting our natural resources. These initiatives instill a sense of responsibility and empower campers to become agents of change.
Sustainable Living Practices
Learn about sustainable living practices and their role in creating a greener future. Campers participate in workshops on composting, recycling, and energy conservation, gaining practical knowledge and skills to reduce their ecological footprint. Camp Newman strives to be a model of sustainability, and campers are encouraged to take these practices beyond camp and implement them in their daily lives.
Performing Arts: Sing, Dance, and Act Your Heart Out
Calling all aspiring performers! Camp Newman offers a vibrant performing arts program that allows campers to shine on stage. From musical theater to improv workshops, campers can hone their acting skills, unleash their singing talents, and showcase their creative expressions in front of an appreciative audience.
Musical Theater Spectacular
Step into the spotlight and bring characters to life through our musical theater program. Campers receive training in acting, singing, and dancing, culminating in the creation of a captivating musical production. From auditions to rehearsals, every camper gets the opportunity to showcase their talents and experience the thrill of performing on stage.
Improv Comedy Fun
Embrace spontaneity and quick thinking with our improv comedy workshops. Campers engage in fun and interactive games and exercises that foster creativity, teamwork, and confidence. Through improvisation, campers learn to think on their feet, trust their instincts, and develop a unique sense of humor.
Showcasing Creative Expressions
Campers have the opportunity to showcase their creative expressions through talent shows and open mic nights. Whether it’s singing, playing an instrument, reciting poetry, or performing a dance routine, these events celebrate the diversity of talents within the camp community. Campers gain confidence, support one another, and create lasting memories through these unforgettable performances.
Fun and Games: Let the Laughter Begin
Endless laughter and joy await campers in our fun and games program. From zany relay races and hilarious group games to talent shows and themedparties, Camp Newman ensures that there’s never a dull moment. Campers forge lasting friendships while creating cherished memories that will be treasured for years to come.
Zany Relay Races
Get ready for some friendly competition and laughter-inducing challenges in our zany relay races. Campers form teams and navigate through obstacle courses, complete hilarious tasks, and cheer each other on to victory. These races foster teamwork, sportsmanship, and a whole lot of fun.
Hilarious Group Games
Prepare for uproarious laughter and friendly competition in our group games. From classic favorites like capture the flag and scavenger hunts to wacky games like human knot and egg toss, campers engage in lighthearted fun that brings everyone together. These games promote teamwork, problem-solving, and create bonds that last a lifetime.
Unforgettable Talent Shows
Step into the spotlight and showcase your unique talents in our talent shows. Whether it’s singing, dancing, magic tricks, or stand-up comedy, campers have the opportunity to shine in front of a supportive audience. These talent shows celebrate individuality, boost self-confidence, and create moments of pure joy for both performers and spectators.
Themed Parties and Celebrations
Let your imagination run wild as you immerse yourself in our themed parties and celebrations. From Hawaiian luaus to superhero extravaganzas, these themed events create a festive atmosphere filled with music, costumes, and exciting activities. Campers dance, sing, and enjoy the camaraderie of their fellow campers, creating memories that will be cherished for a lifetime.
In conclusion, Camp Newman offers an extraordinary summer experience that combines adventure, personal growth, and lifelong friendships. With its diverse range of activities, nurturing environment, and dedicated staff, Camp Newman provides a safe and inclusive space for campers to explore their passions, challenge themselves, and create unforgettable memories. Join us at Camp Newman and embark on a transformative journey filled with fun, laughter, and endless possibilities.