Camp Ambrosia Adventure Campbased on 0 reviews (review)
Camp Directors - Update this ListingCamp Location: Floyd, Virginia, United States
Ages: 9 to 15 years old
Gender: Male and Female
Camp type:Day and Overnight
Cost (range): $500 - $1,000 a week
In a peaceful setting in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest
Adventure Campers will hike the Cascade Trail, mountain bike the New River Trail, ride trails on horseback, and visit Explorer Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Theatre Campers will travel to the June Bug Center in the town of Floyd every morning to rehearse a production and will perform on Friday night in the black box theater. Improv and storytelling workshops are scheduled here in the afternoons.
Children are like precious pearls; given a safe, nurturing, dynamic environment in which to grow, and learn, they exceed even their own expectations! It is one of my greatest pleasures to observe this phenomena. Their sheer bliss in an activity, their enlightened moments, their unique problem -solving strategies, their natural desire to learn and participate, their total ease in gaining friendships. These are only a few of the many extraordinary characteristics that I am honored to observe and delight in. It is with this amazement and utter respect for children that these camps were born.
Another one of my greatest pleasures is developing new art programs for the children each summer. There are so many talented artists, artisans, and teachers who have made these mountains their home. Windsor chair makers, potters, luthiers (instrument makers), landscape painters, basket makers, candle makers, soap makers, blacksmiths, stone carvers... even African dancers and drummers, actors, and directors! The list goes on and on! I pride myself in putting together a stellar program every year!
Our adventure camp series was born out of my husband's love of the outdoors. The program consists of daily excursions to exquisite mountain trails for hiking as well as biking, tubing on the
Caroline Thomas, Director