“Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and or nations alike.” -Theodore Roosevelt
Brochure: Seven Keys To Transformed Kids
Character Camp is a nationally acclaimed premier non-profit youth organization of southeast Texas, impacting students through unforgettable youth retreats and fun recreational events throughout the year.
Our Character Training program focuses on twelve key elements to develop children into productive, well adjusted citizens. We use state certified academic instructors and hand picked mentors. Our summer enrichment program features certified coaches and fine arts professionals who are experts in their crafts. Generous sponsors and faithful volunteers have helped us to make an enormous difference in the lives of thousands of children.
Honesty: You do not lie, steal or cheat.
Hard Work: You give your best effort to get the job done.
Kindness: You are friendly and nice to others.
Forgiveness: You are willing to be nice to someone after they have mistreated you.
Teachableness: Learning from others is important to you.
Courage: You have the strength to do what you should, even when you feel fear.
Respect: You treat other people’s property, rules and beliefs as if they are important.
Responsibility: You do a good job and finish your job even when nobody is watching.
Teamwork: You work well with others to do a good job.
Self-Control: You make sure your attitude and conduct are good.
Gratitude: You give thanks for the good things that are done for you.
Self-Esteem: You like yourself and believe you will do well.
Honesty: Views deceit as a negative trait. Resists lying, stealing, cheating.
Hard Work: The willingness to exert one’s self in order to achieve worthy goals. A passion for achievement, desire for accomplishment.
Kindness: Consistently treating others with friendliness, thoughtful of others.
Forgiveness: The willingness to dismiss negative feelings for one’s offender.
Teachableness: Possessing a desire for knowledge, is open-minded and willing to learn from others.
Courage: The ability to stay on course when facing acceptable risk.
Respect: Has proper regard for individuals, property and authority figures.
Responsibility: Inward motivation to fulfill assignments, due to one feeling ownership (personally accountable) for the outcome.
Teamwork: Willingness to allow one’s strengths to be pooled into a larger community and synchronized with the strengths of others for the greater good of all.
Self-Control: Governs one’s own attitude and actions in order to comply with acceptable boundaries and expectations.
Gratitude: Shows appreciation for one’s endowments, gives positive feedback to one’s benefactors.
Self-Esteem: A respectful view of one’s self in order to instill a “can do” attitude and raise the expectations for one’s self.