ABC Care Deer Park Adventure Camp, located at Deer Park United Methodist Church, provides fun in the sun for active campers! Our program offers field trips including swimming, roller skating, ice skating, bowling, arcades and more! Each week, campers enjoy art activities, STEM projects, team building, group games, a range of sports and minute to win it challenges.
ABC Care Deer Park Adventure Camp is a fully outdoor program with activities held under a pavilion and on picnic tables. The air-conditioned Fellowship Hall is utilized during occurrences of Code Red and severe weather alerts.
Mondays are STEM Days! Campers enjoy a variety of STEM based activities including art projects, nature hikes and fort building.
Each Tuesday, campers take a field trip to the Pearlstone Conference & Retreat Center for swimming, swim lessons (weeks 1, 2 & 4-10) water fun and active games (weeks 1-10).
Wednesdays are Sports Days! Campers learn and practice basketball, soccer, tennis, kickball and more! Got Game? You will after this Summer! Campers also cool off on Wednesdays with a visit from the Kona Ice Truck each week!
Our field trip on Thursdays takes us to various local recreation sites and adventure trips including bowling, roller skating and ice skating and arcades.
Wrap up each week with a unique Fun Friday Event and optional Lunch Bunch! We have a Fierce Fabulous Friday Trip (FFFT) for incoming 4th thru 8th graders and C.I.T.’s and up on weeks 3-6.
Victoria Lemmon is the Site Director at ABC Care Manchester Elementary. This is her third school year with ABC Care. Victoria has also co-directed ABC Care’s Deer Park Adventure Summer Camp the last two years. Victoria earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Development and Family Studies with a minor in Psychology from Penn State. She was a research assistant, student coordinator and member of the Human Development and Family Studies Club. She also earned an Associate’s of Arts in Criminal Justice from Harrisburg Area Community College. Currently, she is pursuing a Master’s Degree in School Counseling at McDaniel College. Victoria has volunteered as a Bible school teacher and worship leader for 5 years at CABC. She is always looking for opportunities to get involved in the community and desires to be a lifelong learner. Victoria strives to continually learn and grow. When not working, she enjoys doing crafts, hiking, gardening and spending time with her dog, family, and friends.
Madison Carl is our Site Director at Ebb Valley. This is her third school year with ABC Care. Madison is also one of our co-directors at our Deer Park Adventure Summer Camp and has been for the last two years. She has worked with school-aged children for over 10 years and loves it! Before coming to ABC Care, she spent 5 years working in another before and after school program. She also earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Towson University and taught second grade for Carroll County Public Schools. Madison is constantly working to further her education and experience when working with children. In her free time, Madison loves spending time with her family, cats, and friends. She also enjoys road trips, shopping, Fall, Christmas, animals, and being outside.
ABC Care school-based and summer camp programs hire supervisors and staff members who demonstrate necessary experience and skills for working successfully with children, including enthusiasm, compassion, patience, and respect.