The following comes from Gemma, one of our OTC family.
To me camp is the only place I can be my complete self without being questioned or analyzed. Odyssey teen camp is the most accepting environment I have ever had the privilege of experiencing. Not only does everyone accept me for who I am, but they really helped me find who exactly I am and who I want to be. The counselors and campers helped educate me on a wide variety of concepts and possibilities that I never even knew existed. Before I spent my first summer at OTC I was a completely different person.
That sounds very dramatic but it’s not a stretch at all. Before the people, and the classes, and the amazing food, I was a much more apathetic person. This camp helped dig me out of a hole of stress and sadness I didn’t even realize I was in.
I’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…