Cape Cod Sea Camps was founded in 1922 and was originally two separate camps, an all-boys camp and an all-girls camp. Today, Cape Cod Sea Camps provides a unique educational environment for both males and females ranging from ages 4 to 17 depending on the program.
By guiding youths through a number of activities and events, Cape Cod Sea Camps provides a fun experience and promote self-growth, while allowing individuals to utilize their talents and realize their full potential.
Cape Cod Sea Camps provides an opportunity for youths to spend 3.5 to 7 weeks at camp and develop physically, emotionally, spiritually and mentally and helps them learn more about themselves and the world around them.
Campers range from ages 4 to 17 and can come from all over the world. Approximately half of those who participate in the resident camp program come from the New England area, according to Cape Cod Sea Camps.
For campers who prefer not to stay the entire time at Cape Cod Sea Camps, there is an alternative. For periods from 1 to 7 weeks, campers can spend part of a day and head back home in the early afternoon. This alternative provides meaningful educational opportunities for boys and girls.
The day camp helps develop physical, mental and social skills that are tested through a number of activities, programs, trips and special events.
In addition to the regular day camp, the “Days A-Way” program is a good way for first time overnight campers to try staying more than a day at Cape Cod Sea Camps.
The activities that Cape Cod Sea Camps offers keep campers of any age busy, entertained and happy. Depending on which camp an individual attends, some activities may not be offered or only be offered on a limited basis.
Major activities at Cape Cod Sea Camps include options such as archery, tennis, swimming, drama, sailing and woodworking.
Other minor activities help fill gaps and provide more opportunities for campers to learn explore and test their skills. These activities may include cooking, cycling, photography, windsurfing, waterskiing and creative writing.
Whether an activity is considered major or minor depends on whether a camper is in resident or day camp. Campers have a chance to choose their favorite activities, and Cape Cod Sea Camps does its best to fit in a camper’s first choice!
Working At Cape Cod Sea Camps
Counseling at Cape Cod Sea Camps offers many opportunities to have a positive impact in a child’s life while experiencing a rewarding and demanding job. Many campers who attend Cape Cod Sea Camps choose to become junior counselors and become full counselors after progressing through the Teen Leadership Program.
The special Teen Leadership Program provides opportunities for individuals interested in playing a larger role in the camp experience. This program puts youths on the path to becoming full counselors in the future, providing experience and knowledge for them to pass on to campers.
The counseling staff at Cape Cod Sea Camps is comprised of college students, graduate students and teachers. The counselors are chosen to be good role models and to teach specific activities to children. Some activities require special certification or training, for which Cape Cod Sea Camps offers courses.