Living Above the Line

Above the Line

Living above the line is related to the Key of Ownership, one of our 8 Keys of Excellence principles to live by. Life’s challenges come at us from all directions. At home, at school, and with friends, challenges are what keep life interesting. As these challenges arise, we have choices in how to approach them. No […]

Mastermind Groups Help Students Excel

Weekly group support meetings PLUS 1:1 Mentoring sessions Masterminds have been a long tradition in business and they continue because of the support members receive and the results they achieve. What is a mastermind? Masterminds are small groups of peers who meet regularly to help each other succeed. Members share their successes, their stories, and […]

What College Admissions Officers Look For in Students’ Community Service Work

SuperCamp helps high school students and middle school students gain the skills to prepare for success in their volunteer and community service work that college admissions officers look for in college applications.   First, let’s clear up one popular myth that exists regarding students’ community service commitment. There isn’t a direct correlation between the number […]

Summer leadership program provides teen leadership training

Are Great Leaders Born or Made?

There are definitely two sides to the on-going debate as to whether great leaders are born or made. Here’s where we, at SuperCamp, fall on this issue. Yes, certain people are born with, or intrinsically develop, various traits that help them become good leaders. However, for the most part, we share the opinion of legendary […]

SuperCamper – Best Delegate Model United Nations

Along with having the honor of being a Best Delegate for the Model United Nations, Ibrahim was a model SuperCamper—two years as a camper from 2009-2010, then later as a Team Leader. Ibrahim El-Kazaz at the United Nations (from Facebook) Although at first he was not thrilled about attending—he thought it was a camp about […]

Leadership Qualities for Teens

Leadership is an important skill for students in middle and high school to acquire. While they will continue to hone their leadership style through college and their careers, students can benefit from gaining an early understanding of what makes a great leader and what holds someone back from becoming a respected leader. At our SuperCamp […]

Is your teen prepared?

There are many demands on our teens and we have high expectations for them. If you’re like me, you often wake up in the morning and ask yourself Have I done enough? Where did the time go? There are only a few short years before they’re going off to college, starting a career and beginning […]

Start off a learner and end up a leader.

Have you ever experienced that aha moment? An epiphany, if you will. Enter Kaela Palmer. She was so moved, so impacted, and so transformed at SuperCamp, that the experience drove her to the head of the class. The following summer she would become a team leader. An arrow against your throat is obviously something one […]

Making the leap from camper to counselor.

Heard of SuperCamp? In a nutshell, it’s a summer educational experience that teaches teens valuable life skills. Participants are transformed with a noticeable shift in their strength of character and a hunger for academic excellence. Some are so inspired that they leap from camp learner to team leader. One such student was Jake Smith. This […]

When what you learn motivates you to teach.

SuperCamp, the superior summer educational experience that builds social skills, inspires some students to take it further—and teach. Many who have attended have been transformed, noticing a sudden shift in confidence. The influence is so great, that some leave camp wanting to become team leaders. This exact scenario happened to Matthew Postlewaite. After experiencing difficulty […]

Lucy learned firsthand and leaped forward.

SuperCamp can be life changing—just ask Lucy Dugan. At the time she attended she was a graduate of middle school and her parents had given her a present—a trip to SuperCamp. They heard it could boost her confidence, increase her grades, and inspire her motivation. But what Lucy really gained would change her forever.   […]