What Age Is Right for Summer Camp?Monday, 06 March 2023 13:56
Figuring out what your kids are going to do during the summer can be a frustrating experience for many parents. With so many options and considerations to weigh, it can be difficult to determine the best way for your children to spend their time. This frustration can be compounded by the fact that many summer programs or activities can fill up quickly, leaving parents feeling rushed or pressured to make a decision.
Why Work at an Overnight Camp?Tuesday, 14 February 2023 11:08
Working at an overnight camp can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. It can also benefit you long-term, helping you grow both personally and professionally.
Camps are unlike any other work environment, and each day is different and exciting. As a counselor or staff member, you will have the opportunity to spend most of your waking hours surrounded by nature, away from the distractions of modern technology, and immersed in the beauty of the great outdoors.
FAQ About Camp for KidsTuesday, 03 January 2023 12:32
Kids have such a fun experience during summer camp!
The kids who go to Camp Tekoa have a ball, become more independent, learn how to work in a team, make new friends, feel more confident, and gain a deeper understanding of God.
To gain a better understanding of Camp Tekoa, we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions in the following article. Our hope is to help you and your child be better prepared for an excellent experience and keep your mind as a parent at ease while your child is experiencing camp.
The Power of Campfire TimeMonday, 05 December 2022 12:07
When summer campers spend a week at Camp Tekoa, they will put away smartphones, tablets, and other technology and can focus on building relationships with their peers and counselors, trying new activities, growing in Christ, and spending time in God’s creation.
Children and teens are being inundated with technology at every turn. They use it for school, seek entertainment from television shows or games when they are bored, and scroll through their TikTok, or Instagram feeds whenever there is a moment of downtime.
As technology usage and screen time increase for most young people, so does the knowledge and research regarding the negative repercussions of these trends. Experts continue to see how vitally important it is to unplug from our devices in favor of being outdoors and connecting face-to-face with others.
Though campers will spend most of their waking hours spread out among various activities, the evening programs bring everyone together. Campers and counselors will gather around the campfire circle, participate in cabin group devotions, and enjoy all-camp activities, such as our weekly talent show.