Jada Creates Dreams and Plans

Jada Creates Dreams and Plans

Ask most 7th graders about their future and you will find they are not thinking mostly about future education. But for Jada, her thoughts go far beyond just getting to college. She has dreams. Jada is 12 years old and she is already planning to take on the world. “I...
James Masters New People Skills

James Masters New People Skills

Interpersonal skills, also called “people skills” are important to learn early because they are foundational for success in life. For 16-year-old James, Jameson Camp taught him new and useful interpersonal skills and he recognizes the difference it has made for him....
Self-confidence Changes the World for Kids

Self-confidence Changes the World for Kids

When Isabelle first came to Jameson Camp, she was more than just reserved. She was afraid to talk to anyone or to try any of the new things awaiting her at camp. In fact, Isabelle didn’t see the value in herself nor believe that she should or could do what everyone...
Summer Camp: Myona Tells it Like it Is

Summer Camp: Myona Tells it Like it Is

We all have stories to tell. Some, like ten-year-old Myona has been writing her stories for several years. That’s one of the reasons she enjoyed the journalism activities at Jameson Summer Camp so much. “I like journalism a lot,” Myona said. “You can write stories on...
Nature Comes Alive at Summer Camp

Nature Comes Alive at Summer Camp

The campers who attend Summer Camp all have stories they share that light up their smiles and put a twinkle in their eyes. For twelve-year-old Darius Jones*, his favorite part of attending Tataya Mato week at Jameson Summer Camp is that he gets to be outside and...
Summer Camp Rocks His World

Summer Camp Rocks His World

Each year, Jameson Camp helps hundreds of disadvantaged children through a variety of summer camps and programs. After more than several decades of operating summer camp, we know the difference a summer at camp can make in the life of a young person. Here is the story...