Pyles to Receive National Award!

In February 2019 Pyles will receive the Eleanor P. Eells Award for Program Excellence at the American Camp Association’s National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. We'd like to thank ACA and the Awards Committee for the recognition and thank the amazing campers, staff, volunteers, and supporters that make it all happen!

From the American Camp Association:

“Eleanor P. Eells Awards for Program Excellence are designed to honor camp programs that:

  1. Develop effective, creative responses to the needs of people and/or societal problems using the camp environment,  

  2. Encourage continued development of such ideas,

  3. Stimulate the exchange of creative ideas, and/or

  4. Present to the public examples of positive contributions camp has made on the well being of individuals and society.”

Read more about this award.

Congratulations to all of the 2019 award winners!

This award marks the second Program Excellence Award for Pyles in as many years. Read about our 2018 Southern California/Hawaii award here

R.M. Pyles Boys Camp is also Accredited by the American Camp Association. What does this mean?