RES has campers with great character!
September – Responsibility
Do what you are supposed to do. Always do your best and take pride in what you do. Make good choices. Take accountability for your actions.
October – Emotions and self-control
Emotions are important and valid. They must NOT be hidden or suppressed, but we must find socially acceptable ways to express and deal with emotions in ways that do not hurt others.
November – Gratitude
Learn what it means to be thankful. Slow down and become aware of and appreciate the little things around us that are wonderful.
December – Service, helpfulness, and generosity
Learn what you can do to serve others. Lend a helping hand, donate your time, take notice of a need that someone has and act on it.
January – Self-Esteem
Be proud of yourself. You are wonderful and unique for a purpose. Learn what it means to have confidence and how to deal with feeling like you are not “enough”. Embrace what makes you special!
February – Respect
Honor other people. Treat others with care and courtesy even though they may be different from you or have different ideas and opinions.
March – determination and Optimism
Learn to work hard and have a positive outlook on things. Be hopeful about the future and confident in your ability to be successful.
April – friendliness
How do you treat others? Your actions and your words are both very important parts of making others feel special and important.
May – Honesty
Be truthful, fair, and genuine. Do not deceive others, cheat, or take what does not belong to you.