Friendships develop quickly at SCATS

This camp is a unique place, one in which gifted middle school students are around not only their normal peers, but also their intellectual peers. Because of this and the amount of time they spend with each other, friendships grow much faster than they would in a normal school environment. The campers in my group […]

Counselors surprise campers with mysterious optionals

Now that campers have learned their schedules and the routine of camp is settling into place, the counselors have been preparing some surprises for their campers. When signing up for “optionals,” campers were only told the name of the activity, the counselors in charge of the activity, and whether or not the activity is athletic – nothing else. […]