For us- camp is about creating meaningful and memorable moments that can impact the lives of our campers. Camp Concepts, Inc. is owned by Steve Haines. His professional experience includes serving as a middle school teacher for more than 25 years at local independent schools. He served at the George School Day Camp for 22 years (1992-2014) where he was the director of the day camp for 14 years. He began Camp Concepts back in the late 90’s by offering sports clinics. His passion for creative programming blossomed to now include several programs under the Camp Concepts business umbrella. With a goal to create stronger communities through camp, Camp Concepts blends several unique camp programs all together onto one campus that makes a happy and strong Big Oak camp community.
Steve also formed Advantage-USA which handles his international business ventures including: HORIZONS USA– a 2 or 3-week summer language experience for international students, BOLD USA-an academic summer institute for international students, as well as doing international educational consulting for those seeking admission to private schools in the United States. He also does leadership trainings, seminars, and lectures in China.
Steve is also part owner of the family fun facility THE SPORTS ZONE located in nearby Southampton PA, where they specialize in birthday parties, group events. The Sports Zone is open 7-days a week and open to the public.