Camp Olympia Opens Gates for Annual Open House Carnival

HOUSTON, Texas (March 27, 2012) – Camp Olympia, a premier Texas summer camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 16 located on Lake Livingston in Trinity, Texas, today announced that it is celebrating its 45thsummer by opening its gates for a free camp tour and Open House Carnival that will be held on March 31, 2012 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 campgrounds, cabins, facilities and latest improvements. The Camp Olympia Open House Carnival is free to all; including new and returning campers, friends and families.

Camp Olympia’s Open House Carnival will include an opportunity to tour the camp facilities, to meet the camp leadership and camp counselors to answer questions, and to introduce families to all the fun that awaits them at Camp Olympia. The Camp Open House also offers a great lakeside camp lunch and a chance to enjoy several of the 40+ fun summer camp activities, weather permitting, including: rock wall climbing, horseback riding, archery and jumping pillow.

“New and returning campers can earn extra Camp Olympia merits, for registering during the Open House Carnival. Camp Olympia merits can be used to purchase items, during camp sessions, from the Camp Country Store,” said Kathy Ferguson, co-director of Camp Olympia. “The 2012 Camp Olympia Open House Carnival marks our 45th summer. It is always so much fun to see grandparents and parents, that attended Camp Olympia when they were younger, share the excitement of Camp Olympia with their grandkids and kids.”

Camp Olympia offers four camp sessions a year. For 2012, the following camp terms are offered:

  • Term 1 (two weeks) – June 3 to June 16, 2012
  • Term 2 (three weeks) – June 17 to July 7, 2012
  • Term 3 (three weeks) – July 8 to July 28, 2012
  • Term 4 (two weeks) – July 29 to August 11, 2012

Due to a high return rate of campers, Camp Olympia’s summer sessions book quickly. To register, schedule a camp tour, or learn more about Camp Olympia’s 2012 Summer Program, visit the Camp Olympia website at

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. Accredited by the American Camping Association, Camp Olympia focuses on building character and values by teaching responsibility and cooperation. 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. Camp Olympia is dedicated to having fun together, helping people grow in body, mind and spirit.

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