Lake Delaware Boys Camp offers your sun an amazing summer filled with sports, adventure, personal growth, and friendship. Jim and Sue Adams have provided a well run and safe program, known in the American Camping More »

Kelly Chacchia, Parent of camper

Changing lives since 1909! This boy’s camp in the Catskill Mountains in NYS is a magical place. A place where boys as early as 8 or 9 years of age can escape to for 5 More »

Muscular Christianity at Camp

Waking up on a summer day at Lake Delaware Boys Camp in the Catskill Mountains wilderness is like dreaming time has stood still. The morning regimen is virtually unchanged from 105 years ago, when the camp was founded. Yet it never fails to capture boys’ attention.

Dan DeNose, Grad 2004

My attitude changed for the better because of LDBC. It unlocked the potential that I had inside me.

A Century of Character-Building and Games

The mist hangs damp and heavy in the Catskills most mornings, obscuring the rising sun. It muffles the incessant birdsong and puts a dewy sheen on eight old-fashioned tarpaulin tents where 100 boys ages 9 to 16 are nestled in sleeping bags.

Eric Schubert, Grad 2004

Camp is a very special place. It allows you to get to know yourself and gain the confidence required to do anything your heart chooses.

About Camp

For more than a century LDBC has been filled with amazing spirit and traditions. Generations of men consider their time at LDBC a cherished part of their lives. LDBC is fun: sports, swimming, adventure activities, More »

Jelani Price, Grad 2010

I never knew a place that could have such an affect on a person. To make one love life more. To create friendships that had never existed. I’ve never felt more welcome.


LDBC: Enduring Traditions for Today’s Campers Every Sunday afternoon at LDBC, the campers march in the parade field in their dress uniforms to show off the results of that week’s practice; the results of the More »

Director / Staff

Meet Our Directors Jim and Sue Adams have been Camp Directors since 1988. Jim attended LDBC for nine years as a camper and served as a counselor for six years. Our directors are committed to More »