Nia’s Story

Prior to Attending SuperCamp Initially, Nia’s interest in SuperCamp was sparked because her older sister had attended years earlier. Although she was excited for the opportunity, she wasn’t expecting the experience to be as impactful as it was. Nia had always valued personal growth, lifelong learning, kindness, and authenticity. Her expectation was that she would […]

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 […]

Student studying

With Crisis Comes Opportunity— Quantum Live Virtual Learning

Learning online–shift from have to be there to want to be thereHaving joy in your online learning experience   With Crisis Comes Opportunity—Quantum Live Virtual Learning Captivate – Connect – Cultivate How schools open for the new school year is being debated across the nation and much is at stake . . . the wellbeing […]

There’s a difference in virtual learning!

SuperCamp’s learning skills are applicable to every subject and every level of learning, and to virtual learning as well as classroom learning. This has not been an easy school year for students. With no warning whatsoever—and therefore no preparation—virtual learning became the new normal for students and their parents. No one was ready for virtual […]

A Wadsworth Legacy: Samantha Hochmuth

“I felt like I got my life back.”  “When my parents told me about SuperCamp and how my Granduncle Bob was such a huge supporter of it, I wasn’t sure what to think,” said Samantha Hochmuth. “They said he sent his grandchildren and other people in his life because he believed it helped them so […]

A Wadsworth Legacy: Hunter Hochmuth

“It completely changed me for the better.” (and he went to SuperCamp three times)   Hunter Hochmuth was one of the many children the Wadsworth family sent to SuperCamp, including his sister Samantha. Hunter benefitted so much the first time he attended SuperCamp, Senior Forum at Stanford University in 2013, that he attended two more times—Loyola […]

A Wadsworth Legacy: Jake Castellanos

“I changed so much . . . I wanted to go every year” (and he went to SuperCamp four times) Jake Castellanos, Bob and Mary Wadsworth’s grandson, had the misfortune of losing his parents at a young age and was raised by his other (paternal) grandparents. He grew up without many other kids around and […]

Taught to turn on, now taught to turn off — who knew?

In 1982, when SuperCamp started, we were teaching students how to turn computers on. Now, nearly 38 years later, we are teaching students to turn their electronic devices off! If you’re a parent, educator, or just a keen observer of the world around you, you’ve probably made the following observation: “Kids are on their phones […]

A SuperCamp Champion Leaves a Legacy—In Memory of Bob Wadsworth

“It didn’t matter where he was standing. He was always the biggest person in the room, and I don’t mean by size.” “I never knew you could be ‘like a father’ to so many people.” “He was incredibly generous with his time, love, and finding ways to create interesting experiences. He was always there if you […]

Teen self-confidence and motivation

Be Yourself – Everyone Else is Already Taken (Part 3 of 3)

The following is adapted from The Seven Biggest Teen Problems and How to Turn Them Into Strengths by Bobbi DePorter. This book is the result of observations of teens during 24 years of SuperCamp. We hope that the ideas shared and the experiences of some of our students will be helpful to parents of teens […]