CAMP FOWLER

CATALYST ADVENTURE LEARNING

Valley Youth House is excited to announce our new outdoor education and experiential learning program at Camp Fowler, Catalyst Adventure LearningThis program is designed to promote connection, reflection, and growth through adventure-based activities.

This program aims to serve colleges & universities, elementary, middle and high schools, sports teams, student organizations, teachers, administrators and educational staff, youth serving organizations, and VYH clients and staff. Catalyst Adventure Learning programs can be delivered at Camp Fowler or your site!

RESEARCH HAS SHOWN THAT OUTDOOR EDUCATION & EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING PROGRAMS ARE EFFECTIVE IN IMPROVING:

 

  • Behavioral Health
  • Mental Health
  • Body Image Issues
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Self-Esteem
  • Depression
  • Substance Abuse
  • Healthy Relationships
  • And more!

CONTACT OUR COORDINATOR TO REGISTER TODAY!

Camp Fowler
5851 Horseshoe Road
Orefield, PA 18069

Mike Brady, Experiential Programs Coordinator
484-866-2691
mbrady@ValleyYouthHouse.org

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THERAPEUTIC RECREATION & ADVENTURE

Nature offers restorative, stress-reducing benefits, and the outdoor experiences at Camp Fowler do just that. Here, a team led by a Master’s level clinician use therapeutic, challenge-based programming to promote positive development in a way that is not likely to occur in a conventional setting.  Campers experience breakthroughs and healing, resulting in behavioral changes that lead to their future growth.

WHY CAMP FOWLER?

Our camp environment helps youth achieve five developmental outcomes:

  • Heal from past trauma
  • Build confidence and self-esteem
  • Establish trust toward peers and caring adults
  • Develop positive and effective communication skills
  • Forge leadership skills

CONTACT OUR CAMP COORDINATOR TO REGISTER TODAY!

Camp Fowler
5851 Horseshoe Road
Orefield, PA 18069

Lori Hooper, Program Supervisor
610-349-2835
lhooper@ValleyYouthHouse.org

SPONSOR A YOUTH TO ATTEND CAMP FOWLER

Valley Youth House offers these experiences at no charge to youth who are from low-income families, are within the foster care system, or are among the homeless.  A week at one of our camps will include all transportation, meals, clothing and supplies needed to participate.

Visit our Donate page and designate your funds to Camp Fowler.

We are in need of camp supplies for our summer programming.  See the full list of items HERE.

CAMP FOWLER IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIEVE EITC FUNDING 

EITC Process:  Entities authorized to do business in Pennsylvania who are subject to state tax can receive tax credits equal to 75% of their contribution up to a maximum of $750,000 per taxable year for donations made to approved Educational Improvement Organizations (such as Valley Youth House). Tax credits increase to 90% of the contribution, if the business agrees to provide the same amount for two consecutive tax years. Tax credits may be applied against the tax liability of a business for the tax year in which the contribution is made.

For more information on how to apply for Educational Improvement Tax Credits (EITC) or how to direct your EITC dollars to VYH’s Camp Fowler, please contact:

Christina J. Schoemaker, SVP of Development, Grants & Marketing
cschoemaker@valleyyouthhouse.org, 610-820-0166 x 1320

FACILITIES

  • 43 acres of open and wooded spaces
  • Retreat into nature along our hiking trails and streams
  • Seven new sleeping cabins with heating, air-conditioning and indoor plumbing
  • Trexler Hall Conference Center offers space for 120 people, a fully equipped industrial kitchen, and sleeping quarters for 20 campers in 2 separate bunk rooms
  • Climbing tower, zip line, and extensive ropes course along with two low-element courses for leadership and team building
  • Enjoy the heated swimming pool, modern bathhouse, large pavilion with gas grills, athletic fields, amphitheater, playground, fire pit, and archery range

EXPLORE

Nature awaits you with hiking trails, streams, and miles of outdoor fun! Camp Fowler features a Conference Center, amphitheater, and pavilions to accommodate large groups. Focus on leadership challenges with our ropes course, climbing tower, zip line, and archery range. Jump into our heated pool with family memberships, swim lessons, aqua aerobics, and dive-in movies. Build your team playing soccer, softball, and basketball!

YOUR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE!

Camp Fowler is great for school trips, picnics, reunions, church groups, and more!

Complete the form below or call 484-223-0725 for additional rental information!

Camp Fowler Inquiry