We believe that during their summers at Waukeela, Girls become the best version of themselves. Beyond all of the amazing activities we offer, we believe that camp truly prepares our campers for life as independent, thoughtful and self-confident young women.
Gift giving is one of the most cherished traditions of the holiday season. But as children grow, gift giving becomes… a bit more difficult. How do you choose a gift they won’t grow out of, break, or forget as soon as they move onto the next one? Maybe this year, it’s time to ditch the […]
“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.” -Henry Ward Beecher It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Each year, we carve out time from our busy schedules for cooking, shopping, holiday parties, cleaning the house for family and friends. Yet in all of the running […]
It has been said that reading is dreaming with your eyes open, the one way to travel a thousand miles, live a million lives and travel through time without ever leaving home. Books are magical – they empower girls to have strength, confidence and leadership. At Camp Waukeela, girls love to read! If you are […]
What would a week look like without the constant “ding” of a smartphone alert? Or two weeks without the impulse to scroll your Instagram feed? Three weeks without seeing one Snapchat selfie? It would look like summer at Camp Waukeela – laughter and deepening friendships free of gossip and drama. Our role as educators is […]
Being a little girl is exciting. The world is wide open. She is brave and confident. So full of life and love, compelled and curious. As much as it may break your heart, though, she risks losing some of that seemingly unshakable confidence as she learns and grows. That is where you approach a parental […]