Learn. Laugh. Lose. Camp Shane Cares!
Camp Shane — What weight loss summer camps should be
|• Proven weight loss results
||• Featured on MTV, 20/20
||• TLC and the Dr. Phil Show
|• Fabulously Fun Activities
||• Medically supervised
||• Family, not corporate run
|• Boys 7-19
||• Girls 7-17
||• Young Women 18-25
You're going to look great after a summer at Camp Shane!
We're a summer camp to lose weight, but here weight loss is only one of our awesome programs. We don't make being overweight a bigger problem than it is. We're a lot of fun and very friendly. We really care about each other. Camp Shane is a
weight loss camp
for girls and boys, teens and young adult women where you feel comfortable, welcome and good about yourself! We know exactly what you're going through. We are not a diet camp, a fat camp
or a boot camp. We're here to help you succeed and have the best time of your life.
A summer weight loss camp that kids and parents love.
Where fun, nice people, great activities, fabulous camp grounds and nutritional guidance combine. Fun is key at Camp Shane!! Running the best
weight loss camps
in the country means proven results, overcoming obstacles and having the time of your life while making lifelong friendships. We are not a diet camp nor are we a boot camp. We run our weight loss camp no different than a traditional camp but with all the benefits of health, weight loss and lifestyle. Read more…
The Biggest Loser TV Show Trainer, Cara Castronuova will be at Camp Shane this summer!
Cara will spend two days meeting, motivating and training our campers. Then she (along with our MD and RD) will present at our Parents Workshop at Honorís Haven Resort & Spa, focusing on how parents can help campers when they return home.
Dr. Michelle Maidenberg, Ph.D.
Camp Shane's Cognitive
Behavioral Therapy Expert
- Camp Shane's Supervising Clinician
- Certified Group Psychotherapist
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Adjunct Professor of CBT at NYU Graduate School
- Author of articles in The NY Times, Fitness and Shape
|CBT is provided at all Shane camps. We teach techniques and strategies for permanent weight loss. Campers discover why they are over eating and develop their problem-solving, self-esteem and socialization skills. Read more »
To learn more about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy click here
Meet Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.
Appearing on the "Biggest Loser" show
Read about the show
- Board Certified Pediatrician
- Childhood Weight Loss Expert
- Official Spokesperson for the
American Academy of Pediatrics
- Appearances on The Today Show,
The Early Show, Nightline & CNN
|Each camper at Shane NY will meet with Dr. Dolgoff on an individual basis for an Obesity Medical Evaluation. This will include a physical exam, metabolism and pulmonary breath testing, and a personalized nutrition plan to use after camp.
Read about med services in NY
Meet Diane Henderiks, R.D.
Camp Shane's Registered Dietitian & Culinary Expert
- Registered Dietitian, fitness expert
and culinary educator
- Chef & R.D. for Prevention Magazine
- Regular on-air contributor for
Good Morning America
- Chef and host of live cooking shows
and children's workshops
|She designs and certifies three balanced meals and two snacks every day. Diane knows what you like to eat
while youíre watching your weight. Youíll learn what you need to know to keep the weight off at home. Read more »
Surprise: Actress Nikki Blonsky Visits Camp Shane!
Nikki Blonsky surprised campers with a visit to Camp Shane. View the video!
On-Line Nutrition Consulting
Lose the weight at your pace and on your own time. Communicating through e-mail makes it easy to stay informed and supported anywhere, and at any time. Click here for more information!
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Weight loss camps feature weight loss programs & teens weight loss tips for overweight children
For overweight children, weight loss camps & weight loss programs offer great benefit. Camp Shane summer weight loss camp features nutrition education, weight loss tips, dieting information, fitness programs, exercise, weight loss, self-esteem building, exciting activities, great fun and friendships. Camp Shane is the oldest of the weight loss camps. It's a summer weight loss camp where overweight children and teens are happy to be.
Located in the magnificent Catskill Mountains in New York State. Camp Shane being one of the best-known weight loss camps, is owned and directed by the Ettenberg family & Simon Greenwood. Run exactly as a traditional camp, without unduly focusing on teenage weight loss as a problem. Camp Shane is warm, friendly and family run since 1968 for overweight children and teens of all ages. Our homelike atmosphere is devoted entirely to children and teen weight loss.
Although our ultimate goal is for all our campers to lose weight and body fat, Camp Shane is not a fat camp, Boot Camp or a teen diet camp. Our focus is the long term, safe, sustainable weight loss for teens, kids and young adults. We are here to change the negative stereo types associated with fat camps, Boot Camps and diet camps.
Read more about why Camp Shane is not a fat camp...
Our meals are portioned controlled, nutritious and great tasting. We teach classes in nutrition, dieting and cooking. The diet is easy to maintain after camp. We talk about what it's like to be an overweight child or overweight teen. We discuss how, after camp, to continue weight loss, maintain physical fitness, evaluate various diets, dieting options, weight loss programs, monthly news letters with exercise, weight loss tips and low calorie menu options. We give campers a list of Nutritionists and Registered Dieticians, certified by the American Dietetic Association, who we work with to assist campers after camp.
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