The Fear and Fun in Getting Ready to Go Back to Camp During a Pandemic 

The Fear and Fun in Getting Ready to Go Back to Camp During a Pandemic 

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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How We Can Help Our Anxious Teens Live Heroic Lives

How We Can Help Our Anxious Teens Live Heroic Lives

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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Top Ten Things I’ve Learned About 2e (Twice Exceptional) Teens

Top Ten Things I’ve Learned About 2e (Twice Exceptional) Teens

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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Social Anxiety and Shyness as an Invitation to The Great Unknown

Social Anxiety and Shyness as an Invitation to The Great Unknown

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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How Anxiety Can Help Teens Practice For Life Challenges

How Anxiety Can Help Teens Practice For Life Challenges

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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“Angst” — A Powerful Film About Social Anxiety That Every Parent Needs to See

“Angst” — A Powerful Film About Social Anxiety That Every Parent Needs to See

 Last week the Parents Association in the town where I live held a showing of a new documentary called “Angst.” The film explores anxiety in kids and teenagers, its causes, effects and what we can do about it. It’s a powerful, courageous and inspirational film that features teenagers, parents, and mental health professionals telling […]

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Will I Make Friends at Teen Camp?

Will I Make Friends at Teen Camp?

Adam SimonI’m Adam Simon. I started teen camp eighteen years ago with the vision of creating a space where teenagers would know they are safe from bullying or negative judgments and would feel free to show who they really are and to become their best selves. Let’s connect, discuss, engage… OTC is Rising Like a […]

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