Where is Camp Noah?
Noah events happen in your community. Camps are held in kid-friendly
spaces identified by trusted local partners.
Camp Schedule and Structure
The Camp Noah curriculum consists of ten 3-hour sessions. Each
session builds on the previous ones. Sessions include a variety of activities,
including small groups, large group time (including music, skits and puppet
shows), crafts, and recreation. Camp Noah is often held as a five-day summer
day camp, but can also happen after school, over a series of weeks, or during
school breaks. Regardless of WHEN a camp happens and its particular schedule,
every child receives the same 30 hours of Camp Noah resiliency building
Each session of Camp Noah includes a variety of fun, creative activities, including:
- Large Group Gatherings
- Small Group time
- Puppet shows
- Arts and Crafts
- Stories and Storytelling (books)
- All-Camp projects and celebrations
- Meals and snacks
What Campers Learn at Camp Noah
Each session of Camp Noah is focused around a particular theme,
and activities are designed to build and reinforce specific resiliency skills.
For example, the curriculum for Day 1 is designed to equip
campers with several key resiliency skills: develop a sense of self-worth,
understand oneself as unique and special, understand we are each an important
part of a diverse community, and laughter, play and creativity.
Who can come to Camp Noah
Camp Noah is open to all elementary-age children in the
community being served who would benefit from learning resiliency and disaster
What children receive
Every child receives 30 hours of therapeutic play-focused
creative activities with a ratio of 3-4 children for every Certified Camp Staff
member. Meals and snacks are provided. In addition, all campers receive a Camp
Noah t-shirt, a fully-equipped Camp Noah Preparedness Backpack, all the
supplies necessary to complete the creative activities during camp, a handmade
fleece blanket, a paintable ark, and multiple craft items.
A team of Certified Camp Staff members facilitate all Camp Noah
curriculum activities. This group of trained, background checked staff may be
recruited locally, regionally, or nationally. Each Camp has a local Site Coordinator.
Additional local volunteers serve meals and snacks, provide transportation, and
support the camp in a variety of ways.
Cost to Campers
Typically, there is no cost for children to register and
participate in Camp Noah. Camps are made possible through the generosity of
local, regional and national donors and supporters.
Camp Noah Theme Song