ABC Care Deer Park Adventure Camp, located at Deer Park United Methodist Church, provides fun in the sun for active campers! Each week, campers enjoy art activities, science, team building, group games, immersive sports activities, and sign language, as well as time for reading and journaling as we encourage literacy activities all summer! Our program offers field trips for swimming and water fun, nature experiences and more!
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.
NEW FOR 2021
– Counselor in Training (CIT) Registration Option for campers in grades 9-11 (under 16 years old) – lower weekly fee!
– Four exclusive trips for 4th-8th graders only! NEW- Bring a friend along! (optional)
Campers are immersed in hands-on science activities on Mondays with STEM Day! Campers cool off on Mondays with a visit from the Kona Ice Truck each week.
Each Tuesday, campers take a field trip to the Cascade Pool for swimming, swim lessons, water fun and active games (weeks 1-10) or Piney Run Park to experience all the fishing, basketball, tennis, playgrounds and hiking trails the park has to offer (weeks 11 & 12).
Wednesdays are Sports Days! Campers learn and practice basketball, soccer, tennis, kickball and more! Got Game? You will after this Summer!
Our field trip on Thursdays takes us to various local recreation sites and adventure trips including bowling, roller skating and ice skating.
Wrap up each week with a unique Fun Friday Event and optional Lunch Bunch!
June 21 – Sept. 1, 2021
• Camp start depends on school system snow day makeups.
• Closed July 5 for Independence Day (observed), and September 2 and 3 for staff training
Victoria Lemmon is the Site Director at ABC Care Manchester Elementary. 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. When not working, she enjoys doing crafts, hiking, and spending time with her dog.
Madison Carl is our Site Director at Ebb Valley. This is her second school year with ABC Care. She has worked with school-aged children for over 8 years. Before coming to ABC Care, she spent 5 years working in another before and after school program. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Towson University and taught second grade for Carroll County Public Schools. She is constantly working to further her education and experience when working with children. In her free time, Ms. Madison loves spending time with her family, cats, and friends. She also enjoys road trips, shopping, Fall, Christmas, animals, and watching tv and movies.
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.