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Teen Summer Camp Benefits: Why Choose a Teen Summer Camp

Posted by Jud Millar

Tue, Apr 1, 2014

Every year children go to overnight summer camps for the experiences of a lifetime. As your child gets older he or she may outgrow or age out of their camp. When that happens, it might be time to consider a teen summer camp. Attending a teen summer camp can have profoundpositive effects on your teen now and later in life.Here are just some of the many benefits of choosing a teen summer camp:


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Topics: teenage summer camp, camp, Why Choose a Teen Summer Camp, Teen Focused Activities

SMA 2 Week Teen Summer Camp to Attend Arlington, VA Camp Fair

Posted by Jud Millar

Fri, Feb 21, 2014

Stone Mountain Adventures (SMA) 2 Week Teen Summer Camp will have a booth at a camp fair in Arlington, VA Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, from 6-8 p.m at the Jefferson Community Center, 3501 2nd Street S.

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Topics: Teen summer camp, teenage summer camp, 2 Week Summer Camp, camp, camp fair, Arlington Camp Fair

Seth Rogen to play Teen Summer Camp Crush on "The Mindy Project"

Posted by Jud Millar

Fri, Mar 1, 2013

An upcoming episode of The Mindy Project will feature Seth Rogen as the latest in a long line of famous guest stars to play the love interest of Dr. Mindy Lahiri. Other famous guest stars who have appeared on the show include Ed Helms, B.J. Novak, and Seth Meyers. Rogen will be playing Mindy Kaling’s summer camp crush on an upcoming episode of her Fox comedy The Mindy Project, according to media reports.

Rogen, who attended summer camp as a kid at Camp Miriam in British Columbia (he’s featured in the camp’s 2009 promo video), will be playing Sam, the kid Mindy Lahiri shared her first kiss with at Jewish teen summer camp, in an episode titled “The One That Got Away.”  

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Topics: Summer camp, camp, summer camp in the media, Fox, Seth Rogen, camp crush, the Mindy Project, Summer camp on TV

SMA camp counselor Sarah Bademan dances at THON!

Posted by Jud Millar

Thu, Feb 28, 2013

SMA camp counselor Sarah Bademan '12 has been involvedSarah Bademan at Campwith THON for the past three years while a student at Penn State University. The PSU Dance Marathon, commonly referred to as THON is:
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Topics: Summer camp, Teen summer camp, camp, THON, camp counselor

2012 SMA Teen Camp Slide Show are live!

Posted by Jud Millar

Wed, Oct 31, 2012

Session Slideshows -On the last night of each session we gather in the barn and watch the session slideshow. All Session we take pictures of campers and staff on activities (rock climbing, wakeboarding, art studio, etc.), doing community service, evening activities (Jud Games, yea!) and hanging around camp with friends. We gather the best of these photos, add a summer soundtrack and put together a slideshow that really captures the crazy, silly, amazing, magical moments of each session.

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Topics: Summer camp, Teen summer camp, teenage summer camp, Reflection packets, camp, slideshow

2012 SMA Teen Summer Camp Camper & Staff Reflection Packets are done!

Posted by Jud Millar

Fri, Oct 12, 2012

As many of you know, at the end of each session at Stone Mountain Adventures Teen Summer Camp we ask campers & staff to take some time to “reflect” in writing on their experiences, accomplishments, challenges, friendships & memories. We then collect all these writings and type them up into one giant document and include cabin photos. We call these the “Reflection Packets”.

This years Camper & Staff Reflection packets for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Session are done!  They were sent in the mail last week and many of you should have received them already.  International campers, yours should be arriving soon.

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Topics: Summer camp, Reflection packets, camp

Rock Bottom Construction Project...

Posted by Jud Millar

Wed, Oct 3, 2012

This fall we have been busy at Stone Mountain Adventures working on a new construction project.  We are in the process of converting the Rock Bottom Bunk House/Camper Cabin (AKA "Lower Boys" for those of you who were at SMA before 2005) into the new SMA Game Room and Music Studio as well as a permanent home for the camp radio station - WSMA! 

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Topics: Summer camp, music jam, camp, Rock Bottom, game room

Come see us at a Camp Fair in your area!

Posted by Jud Millar

Mon, Oct 1, 2012

Come see us on the road this winter as Jud travels the East coast spreading the word about Stone Mountain Adventures at Camp Fairs.
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Topics: Summer camp, Teen summer camp, camp, camp fair, travel

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