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Top 10 Overnight Summer Camps

Posted by Jud Millar

Wed, Mar 6, 2024

Are you ready for an unforgettable summer filled with adventure, friendship, and lifelong memories? Look no further than these top ten overnight camps. From traditional outdoor experiences to specialized programs focusing on arts, sports, adventure and more, there's something for every camper to enjoy. Let's dive into the details of each camp to help you find the perfect summer getaway for your child.

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Topics: Teen Camp, Overnight Summer Camp, Top 10 Summer Camps

SMA Teen Camp 2024 Dates Announcement!

Posted by Jud Millar

Wed, Nov 1, 2023

As we close the book on the Stone Mountain Adventures Summer of 2023 we are fill with gratitude to all the humans who made this past summer such a success.  

  • To the families who put there faith in me and my out standing 2023 staff team and who were patient with us we say: "Thank You"!
  • The the All Star Stone Mountain Adventures Staff team of 2023 who persevered, who stayed up late and got up early with campers and went the extra mile to make everyday of this summer special.  To each of you and to you as a team I, Camp Director Jud Millar say "THANK YOU"!
  •  To you outstanding campers of the summer of 2023 you were literally the best.  We challenged you on activities and you pushed your comfort zone.  You raised the bar during "Jud Games" and "Pole Barn" during crew.  I am grateful to each of you for your enthusiasm and willingness to be silly.  You helped make the SMA Summer of 2023 very special! 

And now it's time to look ahead to the SMA Summer of 2024!

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Topics: Teen Camp, Dates and Prices

Did Superman meet Lois Lane for the first time at a teen summer camp?

Posted by Jud Millar

Wed, Mar 5, 2014

SMA Teen Summer Camp Fun Fact of the Day: YES, Superman did meet Lois Lane for the first time at a teen summer camp!

(Article originally published on the Summer Camp Culture Blog)

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Topics: Summer camp, Teen Camp, Teen summer camp, Superman, Comics

SMA Teen Summer Camp Featured in Centre Daily Times "Sunday Life"

Posted by Jud Millar

Mon, Feb 24, 2014

A Stone Mountain Adventures Teen Summer Camp photo was recently featured in the "Sunday Life" section of the Centre Daily Times on Sunday 2/23/14.

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Topics: Teen Camp, Teen summer camp, Centre Daily Times

The arrival of winter at SMA Teen Summer Camp...

Posted by Jud Millar

Wed, Dec 18, 2013

Winter and now the holiday season is already here... it seems like just a few weeks ago we were planning the Session 3 Crew Olympics and playing "Jud Games" on the front lawn. It’s hard to believe that the Stone Mountain Adventures Teen Summer of 2013  ended about four months ago. Since then the leaves on the trees have changed color and fallen off and, as I write this, the temperature outside is a chilly 16 degrees. More snow is expected this weekend!

The rhythm of the seasons brings familiar change and now that the first snow fall and inaugural sled riding on Pam and Biff’s hill have come and gone, in general, we spend more time inside stoking the wood stove than outside “playing.” With shorter days and longer nights it’s a little harder to get outside and easier to curl up with a book. But the winter world is beautiful and peaceful and gives new perspective on a familiar landscape.  Stone Mountain Adventures Teen Summer camp in now blanketed by snow.

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Topics: Teen Camp, Stone Mountain Adventures, SMA Summer Camp, Winter at SMA Teen Summer Camp, Family Update

Sara Finn A 4-Time SMA Camper details her experience at SMA Teen Camp

Posted by Jud Millar

Fri, Dec 13, 2013

Sara Finn (aka Sara Feldstein-Nixon) attended SMA Teen Summer Camp from 2008 to 2011 and wrote this as she was applying to transfer from Brookline High School in her sophmore year...

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Topics: Teen Camp, Teen summer camp, 2 Week Summer Camp, what I learned at SMA

Donation Rocks Featured in Liberty Mountain Catalog, SMA Teen Camp

Posted by Jud Millar

Tue, Oct 8, 2013

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Topics: Teen Camp, Donation Rocks, Rock Climbing Summer Camp, SMA Teen Camp, Liberty Mountain

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