It’s no secret that children who attend summer camp or spend time away from home on a school field trip often excel during the rest of the year for many reasons, but there’s one reason that is often overlooked. Children develop perseverance – a.k.a. grit! – while away from home. Camp experiences are not only a safe option for children to live more independently, but they also provide myriad opportunities for trying new things, overcoming challenges, and achieving goals. At Frost Valley, children in all of our programs are guided by eight core values – caring, community, diversity, honesty, inclusiveness, respect, responsibility, and stewardship. Every activity, from learning archery to cleaning […]

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Last December, we hosted a Wilderness First Responder Training for a group of outdoor professionals and enthusiasts. Due to the popularity of the program as well as its vital importance in the Catskill Mountain area, Frost Valley is adding another course to our calendar for March 10-16, 2018, which is in addition to the regularly scheduled course on June 4-10, 2018. The Wilderness First Responder program is the ideal emergency medical training for leaders in remote areas. Outdoor educators, wilderness guides, members of the military, professional search and rescue teams, field researchers, and individuals involved in disaster relief will gain valuable skills from this comprehensive and practical curriculum. The course includes […]

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Can’t make it to this weekend’s Overnight Camp Open House at Frost Valley? Don’t worry – we’re also coming to you! Visit us at the following Camp Fairs this weekend and bring a friend so they can learn what camp is all about: Where to Find Us on Saturday, February 10: PS 84 (250 Berry Street, Brooklyn) 11:00am to 3:00pm – LEARN MORE Tribecca (Borough of Manhattan Community College), 12:00 to 3:00pm – LEARN MORE Where to Find Us on Sunday, February 11:  Greenwich Village (NYU Kimmel Center), 12:00 to 3:00pm – LEARN MORE See you there! Contact Us for More Information

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