Overweight children and adolescents are at risk for health issues during their youth and as adults -- high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and Type 2 diabetes are just a few major concerns.
NORWOOD, N.J. (PRWEB) February 23, 2007
To enter the contest, children between the ages of 10 - 17 must write an essay of no more than 500 words on the topic "New Me, New Image: How New Image Weight Loss Camp Can Change My Life." The application and contest rules can be downloaded from http://www.newimagecamp.com/contest/. The essay will be judged based on such elements as sincerity, creativity and overall impression. The contest deadline is May 5, 2007. Winners will be announced by May 31, 2007. Ten winners will be awarded camperships --- five males and five females.
According to Tony Sparber, Owner, New Image Camps, "Overweight children and adolescents are at risk for health issues during their youth and as adults -- high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and Type 2 diabetes are just a few major concerns."
New Image Camps:
-- Provide an environment where weight loss is an integral part of the experience
-- Promote health, wellness, exercise, integrity, learning
-- Certified nutritionists & social workers on staff
-- Picturesque setting nestled on 350 private acres
-- Campers develop long lasting friendships and build self-esteem
-- Sports focus is on camper participation, not winning or losing
-- Golf, kayaking, horseback riding, yoga, theatre, socials & more!
Entries for the "New Me. New Image. How New Image Weight Loss Camp Can Change My Life" essay contest must be sent via regular mail to: New Image Weight Loss Camp Contest, c/o Maximum Exposure PR, 50 Tice Blvd, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677.
New Image Camps, headquartered in Norwood, NJ, offer three locations: Camp Pocono Trails in Pennsylvania; Camp Vanguard in Lake Wales, Florida; and Camp Ojai in California.