The American Camp Association® (ACA) is proud to announce the release of a public service announcement titled Because of Camp…â„¢. This PSA highlights celebrities including Emma Roberts, Hill Harper, Lisa Loeb, Kerri Strug, Michael DeLorenzo, Justin Chambers, Paul Adelstein, James Pickens, Blair Underwood, Sharon Lawrence, Frank Sesno, Glynn Turman, Ashlan Gorse, and Lisa Raye sharing how their lives have changed Because of Camp…â„¢.
“Because of Camp…â„¢ illustrates what the camp community has known for almost 150 years – simply put, camp changes lives,” said Peg L. Smith, ACA’s chief executive officer. “The benefits of camp extend further than just childhood development. Camp, and the experiences of camp, define us, even as adults. Camp has changed many lives, introduced people to new passions, and broadened horizons.”
Visit http://www.acacamps.org/becauseofcamp/ to view Because of Camp…â„¢. To obtain a high-resolution, broadcast version of the PSA, contact Dawn Swindle at 765 349-3317 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each year, camp provides ten million children with the opportunity to connect with nature, to participate in human powered activities, and to benefit from personal and primary relationships.
Because of Camp…â„¢ communicates the essentials gained from the camp experience, including developing lasting friendships, gaining self-esteem, learning to work as part of a team, and developing critical life skills such as empathy and compassion.