Interesting Facts from 2015

In case you were wondering…BVR_2360

  • 2015 was our 80th camp season!
  • Our 47 international campers came from Brazil, China, Turkey, Japan, Mexico, Korea, France, Italy, Israel, Thailand, and England
  • 85% of our new campers learned about us through a Beaver friend. (Please keep spreading the word!)
  • 76% of our 235 staff returned from previous summers with us
  • The top 5 favorite activities identified in camper surveys were: swimming, archery, sports, woodworking, and playground
  • 30% of campers enrolled within the first 48 hours of registration last year
  • 71% of our campers come from Newton and Brookline, 15% from Boston, and the rest from other towns, states, and countries
  • In post-camp surveys, 2/3 of parents reported “moderate or significant growth” in their camper’s Friendship Skills, Independence, Teamwork, Perceived Competence, Interest in Exploration, Responsibility, Problem-Solving Confidence, and Camp Connectedness