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Summer Camp Programs for Elementary StudentsElementary school is a wild time for developing children. Kids begin learning who they truly are and begin to test the bounds of their creativity. Their sense of adventure is budding, and the world is a big place for them. 

Finding ways for elementary school students to tap into their inherent love for adventure and learning can be tough over the summer. It is easy to take for granted the reality that life can simply get in the way of adventure. 

Summer camp programs are a great way to get your child outside of their comfort zone and into the great outdoors in a safe and controlled way, and if you are looking for a summer camp program for your elementary student near Hickory, NC, look no further than Tekoa Foothills.

Why Summer Camp?

Summer camp is an enriching and exciting experience that offers numerous benefits to elementary school students. It provides a safe and supportive environment for children to explore new activities and interests, make new friends, and develop valuable social skills.

At summer camp, children learn important life skills such as teamwork, leadership, and independence, which can contribute to their personal growth and development. 

The structured activities and routines at summer camp can also help children develop self-discipline, responsibility, and resilience. Overall, summer camp is an excellent opportunity for elementary school students to learn, have fun, and build lifelong memories in a safe and nurturing environment.

Tekoa Foothills - The Destination for Summer Fun

Located in Casar, NC Tekoa Foothills is a United Methodist Summer Camp and Retreat center on 117 acres. During the summer months, we offer day camps and overnight camps for campers between the ages of 5 and 17. Your elementary students will feel right at home in our rustic cabins, giving them the opportunity to feel close to nature and part of a close-knit group.

Among our on-site experiences and activities are:

  • Ax Throwing
  • Lake Zipline
  • Low Elements Challenge Course
  • Lake Slide and Swimming
  • Paddle Boats, Kayaks, and Canoes
  • Swimming
  • Archery
  • And More!

Additionally, faith formation is central to our camp experience, as we encourage children to participate in various worship services and bible studies throughout the week.

Book Your Child's Next Adventure at Tekoa Foothills.

Tekoa Foothills’ entire aim to touch hearts, transform lives, and share the gospel is founded on Christian ideals. We set out to educate kids about life and outdoor skills because we feel that every child is valuable and deserves to be here.

Tekoa Foothills, located near Casar in the NC Foothills, is the ideal place to send your child for a memorable summer camp experience that is both safe and Christ-centered. Contact us right away to learn more about Tekoa Foothills or to enroll your child in a summer session!