best thing about camp was that both boys came home feeling
great about themselves. It was obviously a wonderfully
nurturing environment, as well as being a place where
new experiences were encouraged and thoroughly enjoyed.
classroom taught lessons of life which will never be forgotten,
and which will always be treasured. We chose Mondamin because
we thought it would be a truly unique experience - you didn’t
let us down, and in fact you surpassed our expectations!”
- First year campers, ages 11 and 9, Nashville, TN.
children (and I) particularly liked their participation
in planning their schedules."
-Charleston, South Carolina
12-year-old had very high expectations, which were met.
He was very glad for all the help and encouragement the
staff gave him as a new camper. In my experience as a counselor
and teacher, this is the best thought-out philosophy for
living I was exposed to, and I wanted our son to have this
- Hartford, Connecticut
Carter, camp has been an important investment personally.
We are pleased with how hard he worked personally to reach
his goals. An additional plus has been watching the relationship
between Carter and his dad grow stronger. They now share
much more and respect each other for their accomplishments...
a real pleasure to see the two laugh about rivers, hiking
- Second year camper, age 13, main session; father a Mondamin
alumnus. Raleigh, NC.
was clear from the first that he had a wonderful time.
What has become clear over time is just what a profound
experience it was for him. His confidence and self-esteem
are higher now than they have ever been. We’re not
sure exactly what you did, but you gave this child his
year camper, age 13, San Francisco, CA.
he gets older, camp keeps getting better. He especially
loved getting involved in canoeing and with the canoeing
staff - who must all be terrific guys!"
- Newnan, Georgia
was even better than last year for Richard. He cried when
I put him on the plane, but the second he got to camp he
felt right at home, as if he'd never left, and he loved
every minute. He can't wait 'til next year."
- Second year camper, age 9. Baton Rouge, LA.
learned many life-long skills. He matured and takes much
more responsibility for himself than before camp. He shows
much more initiative in his schoolwork. (He still can’t
make his bed or keep his room neat — maybe next summer!)”
- First time camper, age 13, Main Session. Kansas City, MO.
was wonderful. Not only did Bradford grow both socially
and physically, but he developed a love and appreciation
for climbing, hiking, camping and living out of doors...
My husband and I were impressed with the organization during
the father-son hike. It showed that someone was really
year camper, age 12, June Camp. Winnetka, IL.
has truly thrived at Mondamin . Each summer he has set
goals, worked hard, and reached them. The encouragement
he's received has made him believe he could accomplish
anything he set his mind to. His sense of accomplishment,
self-confidence and pride have grown tremendously."
- Third year camper, age 16, Norfolk, VA.
son, the youngest of four campers, had looked forward to
camp for years. It was a dream come true for him."
- New Orleans, Louisiana
have never seen such a delightful maturing and such a joyful
son. He adored camp. Mondamin gave him a chance to discover
his own strengths and self-worth. He made many friends
of various ages. He has told us so much about the challenges
he met and the growth that came with each challenge successfully
- St. Louis, Missouri
the years, many Mondamin parents have offered to be representatives
and references in their area of the country. If you would
like to speak with a fellow parent, give us a call and
we'll put you in touch.