Camp Shane -
A weight loss camp for kids of all ages and young women aged 17-25, with
a huge range of activities, from arts and crafts to adventures to sports
and high tech.
California Fitness - Turlock, CA
Camp California Fitness is an inclusive program designed to empower young
girls with the psychological, physiological, and intellectual tools necessary
for structuring a healthy lifestyle.
Camp Jump Start
- St. Louis, MI
A fun children's weight loss summer camp for both boys and girls ages
- Great Barrington, MA
Weight loss camp for children ages 7 to 18, focusing on building self
esteem while teaching proper diet and exercise.
- Leonia, NJ
Camp Pennbrook is more than just a weight loss camp. Camp is a unique
learning experience--it is our job to bring out the best. Every child
Elk Ridge Academy
- Shoals, IN
We are a Healthy Living Academy for overweight teens ages 13-18. We are
also the first raw and living foods residential school in the US. We offer
a setting where teens struggling with their weight and self-esteem can
acquire eating habits, fitness skills as well as lifestyle changes that
will last them a lifetime. We are not just another weight loss camp or
a fat camp - we provide a supportive and fun community where students
can learn and experience healthy living at the core level. Winter and
New Image Camps
- Reeders, PA; Ojai, CA; Lake Wales, FL
A coed weight loss camp for 7- to 19-year-olds. There are three locations:
Camp Ojai, CA, Camp Pocono Trails, PA, and Camp Vanguard, FL.
Adventure Camp California - Reedley, CA
At Wellspring Adventure Camp California, we believe adventure is the key
to committing to an active lifestyle for the rest of your life. And by
adventure, we mean activities like surfing at Morro Bay, mountain biking
up the California coast, snorkeling at Monterey and Big Sur, and whitewater
rafting in Kings River Canyon. Due to the remarkable level of activity
achieved at WACC, the weight loss (in terms of % weight lost) is the highest
among all Wellspring Camps.
Offers summer weight loss camps for overweight children and young adults
in North Carolina and New York.
About weight loss camps
A Salon journalist ponders the weight-loss camp phenomenon during a trip
to Western Wellspring Adventure Camp.
Camp? Not Any More! Weight Loss Camps Have Come A Long Way
Cynthia Vega talks about the differences between old-fashioned and new
weight loss camps.
Overweight Children, Are "Fat Camps" a Solution?
Abby Ellin discusses the daily life, successes, failures, and dangers
of weight loss camps, as well as tips for making a summer at weight loss