Up on Lake Champlain, on the New York side, resides a camp that has been running for over 125 years. It’s name is Camp Dudley. It is an all boys camp that only does sports but has a great theater program as well. With 250 acres of land and waterside property, Camp Dudley offers boys opportunities that they would never have at home. When you arrive at dudley all you get is smiles, nobody judges you if you can’t do something and everybody is encouraging. All these things show why Camp Dudley is the best camp ever.
With 250 acres of land and over 125 years of experience the Camp Dudley counselors have got the right idea on how to run a camp. With kids starting when they are nine, it is sometimes their first time being away from home. The counselors know exactly how these kids feel, most of them having gone to Dudley as a camper before becoming a counselor. With all those acres of land Dudley also gives kids opportunities to do things they never would have a chance to do, and a safe environment to do them in. Learning new things is a everyday activity, there are specialists for every activity waiting to help you. Being right on Lake Champlain you do things like sailing, fishing, swimming and kayaking. To catch a 5 pound bass was always one of my dreams, at dudley I was able to catch it along with other fish. You can also participate in rifle and archery. I had always wanted to fire a real gun and was able to when I went to Dudley. Being assigned to a sports team in which you spend a lot of time with teaches kids teamwork and how to be competitive but still have fun. Continue reading