Camp Thorpe's focus is on meeting the needs of each individual camper; showing each that he/she has ability and potential. Participation is intended to further develop this potential. It is hoped that each camper will leave Camp Thorpe with feelings of self-respect, new leisure skills, respect for others and for nature.
In turn, it is hoped that the counseling staff will gain a better understanding of children and adults with challenging needs, a positive sense of responsibility and care, and skills that can generalize to other employment opportunities.
Camp Thorpe has a large facility which includes
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