Sports camps can have a profound effect on the development, life and wellbeing of your child. Not only do these camps get your child up and running, but they also inculcate good habits and skills that your child will cherish throughout their lives, even in adulthood.
Sports camps usually offer the perfect blend of teamwork, rule-based games, mixed age groups, and communal rituals that teach young minds to play in the spirit of the game, resolve disputes amicably, and learn to compromise to achieve goals besides learning several other skills that come to good stead in the real world.
As a leading provider of sports camps in Victoria, Christian Youth Camps (CYC) focus on teaching children of all ages to have a positive outlook to life while making physical activities a routine part of their lives. Through its well-equipped, safe and secure sports camps, CYC offers the following benefits for kids:
The modern world has given us many amenities. However, these amenities have also made us lazy. Today, childhood obesity is very high because children are spending most of their time sitting and studying or sitting in front of TV and computers. However, for proper growth and development, children also require exercise. It ensures optimal health and wellbeing.
CYC sports camps have customised activities for children based on their age and physical fitness. It gives them the freedom to run unhindered outside, in the midst of nature, and caters to their energy levels. You can be certain that children will have a lot of fun while they overcome obstacle courses, swim, hike and run.
Sports camps foster independence among children by teaching them to do simple things on their own. This helps their self-confidence and also teaches them to take decisions. By spending time away from their families, sports camps teach children that they have the ability to survive and thrive on their own.
By doing their own things, kids learn to take responsibility for their actions. It also teaches them the importance of integrity, relationships, teamwork, critical thinking, respect and compromising when the need arises.
- Mental Health
Sports camps can help your kids improve their mental health. Research shows that children who participate in sports can boost their numeracy scores by 8 per cent compared to average kids. Sports and physical activities undertaken at sports camps release endorphins and other brain chemicals that boost brain health and wellbeing.
You will find your child has improved cognition skills and is also more aware of their surroundings after participating in sports camps. Alert and more focussed children tend to perform better at school and extracurricular activities.
If you have never sent your child before to a sports camp, now is the best time to do so and let your child benefit from attending the camp. CYC has campsites across Victoria, with a huge urban camp in the heart of Melbourne. Take advantage of the sports camps that CYC organises for kids and watch your little one thrive and improve after each camp.