Campers tell it like it is in these teen testimonials. Hear why teenagers from all over the world join us each summer and what keeps them coming back.
“This camp is the closest thing to Hogwarts that I can find for my daughter.”
– Pamela K, Oakdale NY
“Odyssey Teen Camp is a rare find. It’s like a giant decompression chamber in nature.”
– Kim D, Hempstead NY
“Your shy, struggling, march-to-their-own-beat child will feel completely and totally accepted.”
– Betsy C, Meadowbrook PA
“OTC is out of this world for campers and parents. It is safe, welcoming, and caring”
– Stacey P, Brooklyn NY
“This is the first time where my son said he felt completely comfortable to let go and be his true self.”
– Michelle B, Danbury CT
Just as gender identity can feel complicated, housing at camp for transgender and gender diverse teens can feel that way as well. I remember ten years ago when the first openly transgender kids starting coming to camp everyone's big question was, “where are we going...
Every month I receive calls from concerned parents whose teenagers have spending too much time alone, having trouble making friends, seeming irritable, etc. It's easy to understand why parents get worried. They see their wonderful, kind, sensitive, vulnerable, and...
Twenty years ago I was a middle-aged guy with a corporate job that never felt like a good fit for me. Today, I run an unconventional summer camp where up to one in four teens identifies as transgender or gender non-conforming. The journey has been an...
Adam Simon, camp director
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