Tour Camp Olympia Texas Overnight Summer Camp at Open House Carnival

Parents and kids ages 7 to 16 discover fun camp activities March 26, 2011

Mar 11, 2011, 07:30 ET from Camp Olympia

HOUSTON, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Camp Olympia, a premier Texas summer camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 16 located on Lake Livingston in Trinity, Texas, today announced a free Open House Carnival that will be held on March 26, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Parents and kids can tour the camp, try out some of the 40+ activities, meet the camp directors and camp counselors, check out the camp cabins and sample the food.  The Camp Olympia Open House Carnival is free to all; including new and returning campers, friends and families.

New for Summer 2011, Camp Olympia is unveiling "The Camp O Giant Swing." This super-sized swing is perched over 50 feet in the air, at the entrance to the Challenge Course.  Up to three campers at once can swing through the tall pines of East Texas.

Camp Olympia's Open House Carnival will include a tour of the camp facilities, an opportunity to meet the camp leaders and camp counselors, a great camp lunch, and a chance to enjoy several of the 40+ fun summer camp activities, including: boat rides, rock wall climbing, horseback riding, archery and kayaking.

"Our Annual Open House Carnival is a great way for parents and kids looking for a fun and exciting camp to check us out," said Kathy Ferguson, co-director of Camp Olympia. "We have open registration during the Open House Carnival, and campers can earn extra Camp Olympia merits.  Many of the visiting families have never experienced an overnight camp before and want to see what camp is all about.  Our counselors will spend time with parents and kids to answer questions and introduce them to all the fun that awaits them at Camp Olympia this summer."

About Camp Olympia

Established in 1968, Camp Olympia is an overnight Texas summer camp for boys and girls located on Lake Livingston in Trinity, Texas; just 100 miles north of Houston.  Camp Olympia campers choose from over 40 camp activities, ranging from waterskiing to golf to horseback riding, so they participate in activities that interest them. Camp Olympia focuses on building character and values by teaching responsibility and cooperation, and it is accredited by the American Camping Association. The veteran full-time camp leaders, with over 30 years of experience, and a dynamic group of college counselors serve as positive role models for campers.  Counselor to camper ratio is set at 1:4 per cabin. For more camp registration information, schedule a camp tour, or learn more about Camp Olympia's 2011 Summer Program and Open House Carnival, visit the website at


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