Cameron Boy's Camp School
Cameron Boy's Camp School Photo #3 - Problems are to be solved. This feels like a place I can deal with issues and find answers for my life.
Cameron Boy's Camp School Photo #4 - Trips provide opportunity for hands on learning. Whether it is the Suwanee River in Georgia, or hiking the Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania boys get to see, touch and experience.
- Cameron Boys Camp, a ministry of Baptist Children's Homes of NC, may offer your family the hope that you need.
- The purpose of Cameron Boys Camp is to provide troubled boys in North Carolina, between the ages of 10-15 years old an opportunity to work out big problems and find a new direction for their lives.
- Life goals are set using an outdoor setting, the fun and adventure of camping, and a team consisting of the boy, his family, camp staff, and peer groups.
- Cameron Boys Camp helps boys grow emotionally, socially, mentally, physically, and spiritually.
- The family also grows as they participate in goal setting, counseling, family conferences, and home visits.
- All working together, a boy reunites with his family better able to succeed in his community.
Cameron Boy's Camp School places among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:
- Category Attribute
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
|School Type||Alternative School|
|Grades Offered||Grades 5-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||30 students|
|Student Body Type||All-boys|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 16%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||9 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||3:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||tuition is based on a sliding fee scale.|
- We serve:
- Boys between the ages of 10-15
- Boys unable to control their anger
- Parents who feel like their son is going down the wrong path and the whole family needs support.
- Boys who are struggling with authority figures.
- Boys who need to improve peer relationships.
- Boys who need intense adult male role models and relationships.
- Boys who seem to be emotionally depressed.
- Activities: Campers and their chiefs plan daily activities. They build their own living shelters, cut wood, cook meals two days a week, sort laundry, care for equipment, maintain trails, plan trips, and have fun. Group games, fishing, swimming, crafts and personal time fill their weeks, providing a well-balanced program.
- The program is COA Accredited.
- The average boy gains two years academically in one year at camp.
- Chiefs: As authentic, adult role models, chiefs wear many hats – from counselor to friend to teacher. Solid values and strong standards are the backdrop of a chief’s life. Chiefs become deeply involved, daring to change and grow themselves, to help the boys succeed.
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Asheville Grades: 6-8 | 144 students
1990 Riverside Drive
Asheville, NC 28804
(828)348-4320 188.5 6-8
- Spring Lake Grades: PK-2 | 50 students
408 Spring Avenue
Spring Lake, NC 28390
(910)497-8770 18.6 PK-2
- Boomer Grades: 7-12 | 56 students
4654 High Rock Rd
Boomer, NC 28606
(336)921-3300 126.5 7-12
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