Changing the world… One child at a time.

Our Successes

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Day after day, month after month and year after year, we witness the difference that Dream Camp makes.

Our students show improved math and reading skills and overall improved academic performance. They have fewer behavioral infractions as a result of their participation in Dream Camp. They make better choices by tapping into the critical thinking and decision making skills they learn at Dream Camp. At Dream Camp, we prepare our students to think about their futures, to demonstrate leadership skills and to develop plans to achieve their goals.

 

Our 2016-2017 Vital Stats:

 

Philadelphia Stats:

After School Academy Experience:

  • Total Number of Children Enrolled: 82 students in the After-School Academy
  • 100% of our high school graduates will enter into higher education in the fall.
  • 10 graduated will enter college, 2 community college and 1 the Air Force.

 

Summer Experience:

  • Total number of Children Enrolled: 241
  • Return rate from last year’s student (camper) enrollment: 88%
  • Daily camper attendance rate was 91%
  • One of our Dream Camp HS graduates is Villanova Presidentail Scholar and also a Gates Millennium Scholar!

 

Summer Mentors:

  • 17 Former Dream Camp Students on Staff (+ 6 students in the Young Leadership Program – YLP)

 

Trinity Stats:

Academy Experience:

  • Total Number of Children Enrolled: 102 students
  • 33% of After-School Program Staff are Dream Camp Alumni
  • 100% of Dream Camp’s High School Graduates are attending college
  • 2 Dream Camp Alumni graduated from Brown University
  • 3 Dream Camp Alumni graduated from Trinity College

 

Summer Experience:

  • Total Number of Children Enrolled: 241
  • Return rate from last year’s student (camper) enrollment: 90%

 

Summer Staff:

  • Total Number of Summer Staff: 76
  • 33% of staff are certified teachers
  • 21% of Summer Team Members are Dream Camp Alumni
  • 3 students in the Young Leadership Program (YLP)
  • There are now 262 of ESF experience on staff at Dream Camp Trinity

 

Parent Survey Data:

  • Dream Camp staff is friendly and professional: 84% Strongly Agree, 10% Agree, 6% Neutral
  • Campers built positive relationships with other campers: 100% Yes
  • Campers built positive relationships with their counselors: 90% Yes, 10% Unsure
  • Attended Senior Camp Show: 45% Yes
  • Attended Family Fling: 48% Yes
  • Feels campers are safe: 100% Yes
  • Dream Camp genuinely cares about you and your family: 100% Yes
  • Overall level of enjoyment: 55% Best Summer Ever, 39% Enjoyed the summer, 6% Neutral
  • Would recommend Dream Camp: 81% Extremely Likely, 16% Likely, 3% Neutral
  • Campers favorite thing about camp: Fine Arts and the show, meeting new friends, sports, chess
  • Activities they’d like to see added: Swimming, Trips, Basketball, Tennis

 

 

Read more in our annual report cards:

 
 
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