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2: THE CAMP TALL TIMBERS FAMILY Camp Tall Timbers is truly a family affair. Founded in 1970 by Executive Director JERRY Smith, today, his son - GLENN is the camp owner and serves as Camp Director managing all aspects of the operation year round. Jerry has a long camp history and years of experience in working with children as a teacher for more than 20 years. Glenn has been associated with camp since it's beginning - first as a camper, then a counselor and now the director. Both are Graduates of the University of Maryland, and have business backgrounds, this coupled with their desire to do whatever it takes to make their clients safe and happy - make for a dynamic duo. Together, they bring over 50 years of Camp experience to CAMP TALL TIMBERS.
3: A NOTE FROM THE DIRECTOR | Hi, It is exciting to have an opportunity to give you an idea of the great relationships & fun activities that happen at Camp Tall Timbers each Summer. While what we have been doing is right for over 40 years, we are always looking for ways to improve. By consistently upgrading our facilities, activities, in addition to always pursuing the very best staff - we remain a great way for Campers to spend time in the Summer and for our Parents to feel confident that their most prized possession is in good hands & getting individualized attention. I look forward to meeting you & telling you more about the Camp Tall Timbers experience. Welcome to the family! Glenn
4: OUR MISSION AND GOALS | Here at Camp Tall Timbers we aim to: **Improve and develop social and interpersonal skills Promote Campers' self-esteem Help Campers appreciate nature's wonders Allow Campers to experience working and living as a team Give Campers an environment to expand their independence Provide the opportunity for Campers to set goals, learn new skills & challenge themselves with progression
5: ACA Accredited Our accreditation means we care enough to undergo a thorough (over 300 standards) review of our operation from Staff qualifications & training to emergency management. Camp Tall Timbers and ACA form a partnership that promotes growth and fun in an environment committed to safety. ACA has 50 years of Parent trust behind it. Accreditation Identifies those programs which offer a solid foundation of health, safety & program quality. | A Trusted Sign | High Standards | Assurance | Accountability, Credibility & Commitment
6: What makes us different? | Make Your OWN Schedule | Safe, Friendly Atmosphere | 4 - 1 RATIO Campers to Counselor | Huge Range of Activities Offered | Great Customer Service | Campers & Staff from all over the Country & World | ACA Accredited | Doctor & Nurse On Site | 40+ Years Track Record | Updated Facilities | Family Owned | Director & Owner On Site
7: The entire team at Camp Tall Timbers is a wonderful mix of Teachers, Coaches & College Students. Each Staff member is carefully selected for their teaching expertise in a particular activity area, their personality, as well as their interest in working with Children. These young Men & Women come to us from Colleges & Universities all over the Country & the World. Our Staff report to camp several days ahead of our Campers so that they may go through our counselor institute. In addition to these talented people, we employ Administrators or Unit Leaders who oversee cabin & activity areas in camp & provide added supervision in the camp setting. | Our Super Staff | Role Models | Inspirational | Dedicated To Fun!
8: AN IDEAL DAY AT CTT - What Will You Choose? - | 8:00 am - First Bell, Rise & Shine 8:20 am - Breakfast 8:50 am - Cabin Clean Up 9:20 am - Activity Period One 10:30 am - Activity Period Two 11:25 am - Morning Free Swim 12:25 pm - Lunch...Complete with Bug Juice 1:15 pm - Rest Period 2:15 pm - Activity Period Three 3:00 pm - Snack Break 3:05 pm - Activity Period Four 3:50 pm - Activity Period Five 4:45 pm - Afternoon Free Swim 5:45 pm - Dinner 7:15 pm - Evening Program (E.g Cheesy Skit Night) 8:30 pm - Evening Canteen | Test Your Limits | Away From The Everyday
9: - PICK YOUR FUN - A SAMPLE SCHEDULE | Challenge Yourself | Learn & Grow | HORSES | ARCHERY | TENNIS | TUBING | DRAMA | GOLF | BASEBALL | SWIMMING | MOUNTAIN BOARDING | CANOEING | CHALLENGE | PHOTO | CLIMBING | SOCCER | FISHING | So Many Choices
10: TEAM SPORTS | Baseball, Softball, Hockey, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Basketball & many more... | Sportsmanship
11: INDIVIDUAL SPORTS | Tennis, Archery, Golf, Mountain Boarding, Mountain Biking, Riflery, Self-defense, Gymnastics to name a few... | Fair play... | Compete
12: PERFORMANCE & CREATIVE ARTS | Painting, Jewelry, Pottery, Rocketry, Guitar, Photography, Gimp, Tie-dye, Paper Mache, Beading, Hemp and more... | create, create, create | Self Confidence
13: PERFORMANCE & CREATIVE ARTS | Camp Musical, Improvisation, Singing, Pantomime, Aerobics, Dance, Skits, Radio, Newspaper, Creative Writing, to name a few... | TALENT...
14: EQUESTRIAN PROGRAM | Our well-schooled horses give campers a chance to pursue both an English & Western seat. We take the time to evaluate campers interested in riding, matching their abilities with the right skill level class. Our sand filled ring allows campers to gain or improve their horsemanship skills. We have endless trails that let us get outside the stables and enjoy all the scenery our site has to offer. As our campers' skills improve, we look to challenge them with safe, advanced activities to conquer.
15: We are proud of the excellent safety record of our program
16: OUTDOOR CHALLENGES | Rock Climbing Wall, Challenge Course, Hiking, Fishing, Nature Study, Over-Night Trips, Wilderness Survival, Zip Wire...
17: Leadership | Team Building... | Environmental Education
18: AQUATICS PROGRAM | Safety | Canoeing, Water Skiing, Tubing, Paddle-boating, Lake Kayaking, Fishing, to name a few ... | Red Cross Instruction | Enhancement of water skills... | Make a Splash...
19: Red Cross Swim Program, Free Swim, Water Polo and many more... | Lifeguards | Confidence... | Stroke Knowledge...
20: OUR FACILITIES | Tennis Courts Basketball Courts Beach Volleyball Court Roller & Field Hockey facilities | Baseball DIamond, Pavilion, Dining Hall Gymnasium with Weight Room, Recreational Hall - Dance Studio, Radio Room, Art Shack | Beautiful Private Lake & Pool
21: 6 Hole Putting Green & Driving Range | Horse Corral & Riding Ring | Riflery & Archery Range | AND MANY MORE... | 3 Full Size Football/Soccer Fields, Mountain Boarding Course, Mountain Biking/Hiking Trails
22: ACCOMMODATION | Our campers reside in comfortable, modern cabins with full electricity, showers and toilet facilities. Campers have ample room to store their belongings in shelves located within the cabin & free from the clutter of trunks or luggage. In each cabin we have approximately 8 campers & a minimum of 2 counselors. Cabin counselors eat, sleep & interact with their campers. This fosters a strong sense of camaraderie and creates friendly inter-group rivalries. Older campers (having completed 8th grade) have the option of sleeping on our 14x16 tent platforms, equipped with electricity, cubbies, beds & central shower houses. A real taste of independence & responsibility.
23: New, Modern Cabins | Outdoor Adventure | Fully Ventilated | Sleep Beneath The Stars | Your Home Away From Home
24: Our ACA accreditation ensures we maintain a safe, quality environment for our Campers & Staff. We make sure to have an overall Supervisor for all specialized activities, who is a certified adult with experience & documented training. We control access to all specialized activity areas & always uphold strict operating procedures. Here at Camp Tall Timbers, we have up to date safety equipment for every camper in any activity that may require it. We have an appropriately certified Lifeguard for all water activities. | SAFETY & CARE IS OUR PRIORITY
25: MEDICAL | With a medical department that includes a General Practitioner Physician & registered Nurse, our well-equipped infirmary is ready to handle any situation around the clock. Children's medication is stored under lock & key as required by the American Camp Association & is brought to our Campers at the time called for by Doctor's instruction. Since our Doctor & Nurse are on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - medical situations can be handled with great speed & efficiency. This gives our Campers & Staff excellent care and their families peace of mind. | All of our Staff are licensed by the State of West Virginia | Specialists & hospital facilities are available in the nearby town of Winchester
26: FOOD... GLORIOUS FOOD | Our spacious Dining Hall serves well-balanced, buffet-style meals prepared by our professional kitchen staff | The Kitchen is Inspected & Approved by the West Virginia Health Department & run in accordance to ACA Guidelines | Hot breakfast, Cereal, Yogurt & Fruit are available every morning | Wednesday Nights features all camp cookout | We can easily accommodate any special dietary needs | Variety of vegetarian & low - fat options available | Lunch & Dinner serves food Campers love to eat | Salad Bar & Dessert
27: WHAT DO WE NEED FROM YOU? | Enrollment Form Health Form Camper Profile Travel Form | OPTIONAL FORMS Camp Express -Luggage Service Camper Cabin Request Teen Trips ( current 7th Grade & above are eligible) Private Instruction (for specially offered activities) | MANDATORY FORMS
28: What is included in your Camp Tall Timbers Experience? | Laundry Service & Linens | Amusement Park Trip | ROLLER SKATING | CANTEEN, EVERY EVENING | S'MORES | WATER BALLOON WARS | FUN FUN FUN | Milk & Cookies | Great Friendships | Camp Fires | Independence | Keep in Touch Year round | Special Days | Be Challenged | Explore | Camp Traditions | Trip To The Beach | CHARTERED BUS SERVICE TO & FROM CAMP | Camp Songs | Beautiful Surroundings | Role Models to Inspire | Color War | Lifelong Memories | Website Photos | The Blue Ridge Mountains | Learning New Skills
29: CAMP LOCATION CAMP TALL TIMBERS is located in HIGHVIEW, West Virginia - just outside Winchester, Virginia. We are only 2 hours from the Washington and Baltimore metro areas. The camp is situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains of West Virginia - giving Campers plenty of opportunities to learn about nature, sports, the arts and most importantly themselves in a well-supervised, highly positive, natural environment. | Looking forward to seeing you here soon