Camp Shane Opens New Weight Loss Camp in Georgia for Children & Teens

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Camp Shane, the longest running fitness and weight loss camp for kids, has opened a new camp in Georgia, three miles from the North Carolina border.

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"We're not a boot camp, says owner David Ettenberg, Our kids not only lose weight but gain self esteem and tools to stay fit for life."

Camp Shane, the longest running fitness and weight loss camp for kids, has opened a new camp in Georgia, three miles from the North Carolina border. Parents in the Southeast with overweight children wanting to experience the healthy lifestyle benefits of Camp Shane, now have the option of a location closer to home.

Camp Shane's newest summer camp, encompasses more than 1,200 acres of picturesque landscape and has an on-site lake, indoor pool, and professional grade sport and fitness facilities. The program offers weight loss camps in two, four or six week increments.
Through an overriding commitment to care, parents have entrusted Camp Shane to fight childhood obesity since 1968. By providing fun and educational activities about healthy living choices, Camp Shane empowers children with the knowledge they need to completely re-shape their lives.

Through an easy, yet effective nutrition program, focusing on every day foods and portion control, as well as exciting outdoor activities, the children at Camp Shane can expect to not only lose weight and learn how to keep it off, but also have fun, learn new skills and gain the confidence they deserve. In addition to children's weight loss camps, Camp Shane offers a weight loss programs for Young Adults 18 to 25 and a weight loss resort program for adults 18 and over. Please visit Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts at

"At Camp Shane, we're not a 'fat camp, diet or boot camp.' Instead of focusing solely on dieting, Camp Shane is an exciting and educational program that helps teach children realistic and achievable ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Every child at Camp Shane is treated as part of our family, and our dedication has helped us become the most recognized children’s weight loss camp in the country." says David Ettenberg, Owner/Director of Camp Shane.

Diverse activities available at Camp Shane include sports, fitness, arts and crafts and exciting pool recreational activities. Camp Shane also offers an array of cooking and nutritional classes to help children learn the importance of portion control, as well as how to make healthy selections when dining out.

Although it is a premier youth weight loss camp, Camp Shane maintains competitive mid-range pricing to ensure its services are available to all children who need to lose weight. Additional information about Camp Shane Georgia is available at Informational brochure packages may be requested at

"Camp Shane is a camp that everyone is proud to be a part of - staff, parents and kids. It gives us such joy to see the difference that Camp Shane can make in a child's life," says Ettenberg.

Camp Shane, since 1968, the premier youth fitness and weight loss camp facility, has been dedicated to fighting obesity in children and teens. Camp Shane offers camp locations in New York, California and now Georgia, featuring healthy menus, nutrition education, self-esteem building and traditional fun activities. By empowering children with the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy living choices, Camp Shane has helped countless children re-shape their lives and gain the self-confidence they deserve.

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts for adults offers a summer program from one to twelve weeks, and is scheduled to open a year-round program in spring of 2012.

Shane Cares, a non-profit weight loss camp for underprivileged children, is scheduled to open in summer of 2012.

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