BBY Service Projects
The wonderful thing that sets Be the Best You Camp apart from other youth camps are the DAILY service activities we participate in!
Boys & Girls Club
We love throwing a party for hundreds of friends from Boys and Girls Clubs in the area! We have crafts, games, books, treats, and prizes for all invited. Our participants love facilitating the party and serving their new friends!
Primary Children's Blankets
Our participants enjoy tying blankets for the patients at Primary Children's Hospital. Every year we are able to donate at least 225 blankets!
Special Needs Princess Party
Every year we invite girls and women ages 3+ for a FREE, fun princess-themed party with our participants. There are several fun games, treats, crafts, dancing, and even a special visit from some beloved princesses!
Local Care Centers
We love learning from those who have lived life much longer than most of us. Our participants are shuttled to several elderly care centers in the area to serve by singing, visiting, and being with these wonderful people.
Daily Thank You Notes
BBY Director, Barbara Jones has brought to her camp a life-long, and life-changing habit of writing thank you notes. Our participants learn the value of expressing gratitude daily, as well as helping those around us feel important, appreciated, and loved.
Daily Heart Attacks
We love sharing appreciation for our speakers, guests, and staff at camp!
Primary Children's Hospital Buddies
In 2017, our participants had the opportunity to make and donate over 240 hospital buddy dolls to Primary Children's Hospital. These dolls are used by Child Life Specialists in helping patients learn about their diagnoses and procedures, while also calming fears and anxieties associated with life in the hospital.
In 2018, our participants had the opportunity to make sock puppets. These puppets were sent to several different parts of the world to assist with (.....)