BookPeople’s Camp Half-Blood began in the summer of 2006 after a group of enthusiastic Percy Jackson fans asked, “Wouldn’t it be cool to go to Camp Half-Blood for real?”
13 years later we’ve gone from hosting one session of Camp Half-Blood to nine or more each summer since. In 2011 we added Camp Jupiter to the demigod family of camp programming. The mission of Camp Half-Blood is simple: we’ll do anything to keep kids interested in reading. If this means, and it does, building the world of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the Heroes of Olympus series, Kane Chronicles and now The Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series, we’ll do it. We love the books, we love kids, we love creativity, friendships and adventure. With this in mind we hope you’ll become a part of our demigod family.
Our goal with Camp Half-Blood & Camp Jupiter is to bring the books to life. Your demigod will get to have adventures and go on quests as their own story unfolds over the course of their camp session. They’ll learn and utilize critical lateral problem solving skills and use creative play and teamwork to win the day. We favor a whole learning approach to the camp experience. We try to make meaningful connections between history, mythology, literature, art, science, sports, current events, language and rampant creativity. Oh yeah, sword training, chariot racing, archery, lava wall climbing, and phalanx training are pretty fun too.
We hope to see your demigod this summer!