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!
R.M. Pyles Boys Camp provided me with more than just a camp for the summer, it provided me a home for life.
Pyles relies on the generosity of so many to make our program successful. From time to time we compile a wish list of items that will enhance our program, and ask that you might share this with folks who are in a position to help! Read more to learn about our wish list.
For generations, professionals in the camp world have believed that the 21st century skills of creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and problem solving have been vital to a young person entering the "real world." New research now validates this belief, and comes from an interesting source - Google.