Our Mission

Camp Quest provides an educational adventure shaped by fun, friends and freethought, featuring science, natural wonder and humanist values.

Our Vision

Camp Quest envisions a world in which children grow up exploring, thinking for themselves, connecting with their communities, and acting to make the most of life for themselves and others.

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Our Goals

Through our programs, we seek to:

  • Develop inclusive communities that celebrate diversity
  • Foster inquisitive thinking and exploration of the natural world
  • Cultivate empathy and relationship building as foundations of an ethical, productive, and fulfilling life
  • Provide a safe and fun environment for personal and social growth

National Support Center

The Camp Quest Support Center offers essential services to camps to help them provide high-quality camp experiences. We support the development of new and established camps by providing program and training resources, offering fundraising support, and working with camps to ensure network-wide program standards.


Camp Quest, Inc. provides the following services to its affiliates:

  • Use of the Camp Quest name and logo
  • Brand recognition – legitimacy as a member of a widely recognized, freethought camp community
  • Eligibility for inclusion in Camp Quest, Inc.’s group tax exemption, conferring 501(c)(3) status (available to U.S. licensees only)
  • Eligibility for camp-starting grants and campership funds promotion and marketing support, which may take the form of materials, electronic media, etc.
  • Increased visibility to potential camp families
  • Opportunities for networking and information sharing with other Camp Quest affiliates
  • Operational and program guidance, which may include some IT resources, standardized forms and templates, etc.
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