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Residential Boys Camp is as relevant today as it was 100 years ago

Stephanie Kassels //
by Seth and Stephanie Kassels, March 2015 The onset of the 20th century may be mostly identified with the close out of the American Frontier, rapid industrialization and urban growth. But did you know summer camping for boys also developed at this time? The growth of the boys camping movement can be closely linked to the late 19th-century view that suggested adolescent boys needed outlets to engage in invigorating physical activity. The camping movement was primarily created to offset...

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