Sports camp for adults
This allows the Cadets (who are aged 12–18 years and therefore the majority attend school) to attend the camps whilst still completing normal schooling. About 70% of Canadian camps tend to be affiliated with organizations, while the rest are private. Summer camp fairs are held throughout Canada, usually during the winter months.Parents and children can meet camp directors and collect information about summer camps.The primary purpose of many camps is educational, athletic, or cultural development.A summer camp environment may allow children to learn new skills in a safe and nurturing environment.Summer school is usually a required academic curriculum for a student to make up work not accomplished during the academic year, whereas summer camps can include academic work, but is not a requirement for graduation.The traditional view of a summer camp as a woody place with hiking, canoeing, and campfires is changing, with greater acceptance of newer types summer camps that offer a wide variety of specialized activities.Australian Defence Force Cadets often and almost exclusively run their extended camps and courses over school holiday periods, the vast majority of which provide all food and lodging for Cadets over the course of the camp.However, these camps often last only one or two weeks and thus do not fill up the majority of the summer holiday break.
In many camps, counselors are assigned to small groups of campers, called "bunks", "huts", "cabins", or "units", who participate in activities as a group, such as campfires, hiking, canoeing, swimming, nature lore, arts and crafts.
Admission to these fairs is typically free, and the camps on display vary in their cost from completely subsidized fees to quite expensive.
The Chilean Inglés Abre Puertas (English Opens Doors) program from the Ministry of Education runs each January and July English-language Summer and Winter camps, respectively.
At some camps, also known as day camps, the campers go home each night.
Some other camps allow both day and overnight campers.
International staff are often hired alongside their American counterparts through agencies who vet the staff beforehand.