Summer Camps in USA
There are more than 12,000 day and resident camps in USA. Each year more than 11 million children attend camp. Nonprofit groups including youth agencies and religious organizations operate approximately 8,000 camps, and 4,000 are privately owned independent for-profit operators. Of the estimated 12,000 camps in the U.S., approximately 7,000 are resident camps and 5,000 are day camps. The number of day camps in USA has grown by nearly 90% in the past 20 years.