As you may or may not know, on the first day of camp, every overnight camper receives their own Nalgene water bottle to keep everyone hydrated and happy during the long, fun-filled days of summer. Well, it’s that time of year to send us your sketches of what you think the summer camp 2018 water bottle should be! Here’s the water bottle every camper received last year: We love how last year’s winning design not only incorporated our beloved Big Tree, but also the eight core values in the roots of the tree! If you think you can create that special, one-of-a-kind Frost Valley feeling in a drawing – send […]

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You may have heard that #FrostValleyFriday is taking place this Friday – April 6. And you may have heard that it is THE day to wear your Frost Valley gear – your favorite FV hoodies, hats, sweatpants, socks, etc etc etc. And you may already be ready to snap a photo of yourself in that gear and share it on social media using the hashtag – #FrostValleyFriday Well, if you heard those things – you’re right on track! But… There’s a little more to it! This special day is a day to let the whole world know how meaningful and life changing a Frost Valley experience can be. We not […]

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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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