Why Choose Discover Camp?

why

  1. Camp Founders Anthony & Sabrina Rich and Assistant Director David O’Neil are active, well respected public school teachers with more than 60 years combined teaching experience.
  2. Our student to adult ratio is typically 5:1.
  3. The majority of Discover Camp’s teachers are NYS certified teachers. Our other instructors have degrees and experience in their chosen fields.
  4. Discover Camp actively seeks the most talented teachers and instructors in the area and believes that offering the highest salaries attracts the most talented individuals.
  5. We encourage differentiation of curriculum to meet a wide range of student abilities.
  6. We believe that all children excel when provided with enrichment activities and a supportive environment.
  7. All counselors are former campers of Discover Camp, former students of the directors or are personally recommended by an instructor. Discover Camp does not advertise for counselors. This further reinforces the family atmosphere at camp.
  8. Teachers design their own courses and love what they are teaching.
  9. Children select their courses and return year after year. Every summer we experience a 90% camper return ratio.
  10. 80% of all new campers are referred by existing Discover Camp families.
  11. Discover Camp is a safe, fun environment where children can test new classes and have an enjoyable experience while learning something new or discovering a new hobby.
  12. We utilize SMARTBoards in many of our classrooms which allow our lessons to be interactive.
  13. Five Computer Labs: 3 Dell labs with 25 laptops each, one Mac Lab with 25 Mac Book Pros, one robotics lab with 20 Dell laptops and 24 iPads for our teachers to use.
  14. The only camp in the US with Twenty 3D printers and a Laser etcher and cutter
  15. We own all of our equipment and re-invest every year in new technologies.
  16. Discover Camp owns the largest Mini-Z track in the world, yes, the world!
  17. On-site off road radio controlled truck and buggy track.
  18. The largest radio controlled program in the country.
  19. No expenses spared attitude towards investing in the best materials for camp.
  20. All classrooms and cafeteria are air conditioned.
  21. "Discover Camp is quite simply, "The Best Camp in Westchester!"-Discover Camp parent
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