Every camper attending Camp Christopher has the right to:
- Counselors who are committed to serving as appropriate role models and will put the camper’s needs ahead of their own
- A camp environment in which every camper is treated with dignity, care, respect and fairness
- A camp environment where contributions are valued and campers are encouraged to share in the decision making process
- A camp experience that values learning and provides opportunities to improve skills by establishing a supportive accepting environment
- A camp experience where he/she can explore his/her own creativity and accept new challenges without fear of failure or ridicule
- A camp experience which provides every camper with the opportunity to develop and improve interpersonal skills by meeting new people and creating friendship bonds
- An environment that recognizes the importance of and practices a program of proper safety management that includes the proper screening and training of counselors, a plan to address physical risks on the property and adoption of standards established by the American Camp Association.
In order for campers to experience the maximum, benefit from their time at Camp Christopher, we ask that they accept these responsibilities:
- Campers will obey the directions of the counselors and follow the rules that apply to each activity area in the camp. Campers will attend and participate in all organized activities to the best of their ability
- Campers may not engage in verbal or physical aggression or bullying behavior at any time for any reason. Campers will report incidents involving these types of behavior to their counselors as soon as possible so that the counselors can intervene and address the situation or conflicts
- Campers will follow the “buddy system” and will not leave the group alone at any time, for any reason
- Campers will respect the property of others. Campers will not use or consume the property of others without permission. Campers will not destroy or deface, including graffiti, any property on the campgrounds
- Campers will be responsible for their personal belongings and campers understand that Camp Christopher will not be responsible for their loss or damage
- Campers will respect nature and animals. Campers may take only pictures and leave only footprints.
Catholic Charities and Camp Christopher reserve the right to deny individuals participation in its programs when it is in the best interest of Catholic Charities and Camp Christopher.