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Why Camp Starlight is Worth the Travel Time

Why Camp Starlight is Worth the Travel Time

For many counselors at Camp Starlight a significant amount of distance is required to travel to get to camp. Driving literally across the country or flying seventeen hours straight from across the world, counselors are dedicated to make it to Camp Starlight. What makes those […]

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Helping New Campers Make Their First Summer Special

Helping New Campers Make Their First Summer Special

I am the best at tying shoes, a master of voices for bedtime stories and I can most certainly hand out tissues for a runny nose. I am a familiar face for the same bunk all summer because I am a bunk specialist and I […]

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Proud to Wear Camp Starlight Gear

Proud to Wear Camp Starlight Gear

When you walk through camp on any given day, you can spot a seemingly endless amount of blue stars and Camp Starlight insignia adorned on campers, counselors and staff. Throughout camp, the Camp Starlight name and logo is a prominent presence on campus because so […]

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Campers Appreciate Parents Every Day in the Summer

Campers Appreciate Parents Every Day in the Summer

Parents of Camp Starlight campers have to work very hard all year long so their kids can enjoy a summer of fun and make memories with their friends. Even though campers are not able to see their parents when they are at summer camp, they […]

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Being a Camp Counselor: Learning Skills that Will Help You in Any Profession

Being a Camp Counselor: Learning Skills that Will Help You in Any Profession

As summer approaches, individuals are faced with the question of where to work for the summer. While acquiring an internship can give you extensive experience in your respective field of work, the benefits of working as a camp counselor are too large to ignore. For […]

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Why Kids Need Camps Now More Than Ever

Why Kids Need Camps Now More Than Ever

Take a moment and look around you. Whether it be at a restaurant, at the movies, at a park, or in your own home, there is one constant that is found at all times with individuals; mobile devices. Phones, iPads, and other forms of technology […]

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The Unique Camp Perspective

The Unique Camp Perspective

One thing parents love so much about camp is that it takes campers out of their comfort zones in many ways. Not only are campers eating and sleeping in a new place, but they’re also trying games and activities that are new to them, and […]

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The Camp Community

The Camp Community

Going to a sleepaway camp not only transforms who you are as an individual but also has a profound impact on your life. Summer camp has the power to turn a few weeks of summer into an experience you will never forget. From the friendships […]

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Taking Your Skills to the Next Level

Taking Your Skills to the Next Level

During the school year, dedicated athletes devote hours a day to their skill. Most spend time before and after school working on their strength, speed, agility, focus, and concentration. From the first day of practice to their final game, athletes see a significant improvement thanks […]

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Inclusivity at Camp

Inclusivity at Camp

At Camp Starlight, we strive to create a culture of kids and teens that respect themselves and others. Everything we do is based on giving young people every opportunity to interact with other people in a healthy and positive way. Every day, campers learn to […]

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