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2020 Impact Report

2020 Impact Report

This year's report focuses on the impacts made during the 2020 fiscal year, including the success of our virtual camp, how our organization helped a former camper transform into an influential camp counselor, a spotlight on our donors, a message from the executive...

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Color Celebration Time

Color Celebration Time

Massive water fight + colors! We had a really meaningful and fun time during our Camp Phoenix Color Celebration, where campers and staff discuss the ways that our community is unique but also similar. Campers thought about the causes of discrimination and bullying,...

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Visit to the Farm

Visit to the Farm

Every summer we visit a local farm and this year we went to Vida Verde! Vida Verde showed us how to milk goats, make cheese, and eat healthy, organic fresh foods. We picked ripe, sweet strawberries and helped harvest cabbage and pick weeds! We even held baby goats....

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More Learning Pictures

More Learning Pictures

Today campers presented their work on how to help the enviornment, performed their original poems during "Brain Feeding," used math to make strawberry pineapple juice, and read novels in trees. Hoy los campistas presentaron su trabajo sobre cómo ayudar al medio...

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Hanging Around Camp

Hanging Around Camp

The past few days have been jam packed with activities like “minute to win it challenge,” swimming and banana slug class! Campers learned how to calculate the rate that a banana slug crawls, as well as the approximate age of a banana slug (by measuring its length)....

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Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium

It’s our Camp Phoenix tradition to drive down highway 1 and visit the world renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium. Campers explore the local Northern California coastal sea life while learning about their role in caring for our environment. We loved learning about the life...

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First Day of Camp! Woot Woot!

First Day of Camp! Woot Woot!

We had a busy first day, full of learning and community building. Campers got to meet the other kids in their cabins, as well as their Brainfeeders, counselors and high school counselors in training. We made lots of new friends, and learned lots—all on Day 1! Stay...

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