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Beyond Banana Boats: Benefits of Summer Camp

It was a great summer at YMCA Camp Cullen – full of memories, friendships, confidence, skills, first-time experiences, cheers and laughter! More than just a retreat, camp was a valuable resource to grow and educate campers. PURPOSE You’re probably familiar … Continue reading

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Go On A Family Adventure

Imagine a weekend where you can let your kids can go horseback riding, fly through the trees on a zip line, scale up a climbing tower and sing campfire songs. Now imagine doing this as an adventure with the whole … Continue reading

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Camp Cullen Welcomes Summer Campers

On Sunday, we welcomed dozens of summer campers to the newly renovated YMCA Camp Cullen on Lake Livingston for the first time since 2010. To say we are excited, would be an understatement! Hearing the sounds of summer campers playing … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Why You Should Send Your Child to Camp

Camp Makes Children More Resilient The following is an excerpt from an article by Michael Ungar, PhD, who says, “the best camps don’t provide cookie-cutter solutions to what kids need. Instead, great camps understand that the factors that make children … Continue reading

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A Happy Camper

I have never been a “camper.” Sure, I went to summer camp as a kid, but I don’t have deep, fond memories of my experience and never kept in touch with the friends I made and couldn’t tell you one … Continue reading

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