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Welcome to the SMAC Talk Blog

Welcome to the SMAC Talk Blog Here we will share camp stories, post updates on SMAC, and ramble on about other stuff we find interesting. We hope you find it interesting too. We would also like to hear from you about your camp experiences, stories and ramblings. If you want to post something please send […]

OptOutside 2016

&nbsb #OptOutside 2016 Smoky Mountain Adventure Camp is excited to Join REI in opting outside this Black Friday:

So…. Sending my kids to camp is good for them?

So…. Sending my kids to camp is good for them?

” Studies over the past decade have shown outdoor programs stimulate the development of interpersonal competencies, enhance leadership skills and have positive effects on adolescents’ sense of empowerment, self-control, independence, self-understanding, assertiveness, decision-making skills, self-esteem, leadership, academics, personality and interpersonal relations.”

Common Questions from Potential Campers

Frequently Asked Questions

We wanted to answer some of the most frequently asked questions we receive from prospective campers and their parents. If you have any other questions, you can leave them in the comments, or email us at: and we will get back to you soon.

Why do kids go to Summer camp

Why Do Kids Need To Go To Summer CampToday’s teenagers and pre-teens have grown up in a world driven by technology, social media, and non-direct communication (texts, tweets, posts, emails, and the list goes on and on…). It’s scary to think that most kids spend more time on social media than in face-to-face conversations with their peers. Overnight camp is a great way for kids to unplug and see what’s really out there in the world!