By Amber Greviskes

New Image Camps to Hold 5th Annual Essay Contest for Free Admission to Camp Pocono Trails

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Camp Pocono Trails in Reeders, PA; summer camp at the lakeNew Image Camps is currently accepting applications for their Imagine Me! I'm Up for the Challenge: 5th Annual New Image Camp Essay Contest. Children will have the opportunity to win a three-week campership at one of the only American Camp Association-accredited weight loss camps in the country: Camp Pocono Trails in Reeders, PA-a retail prize valued at $4,290.

Camp Pocono Trails, located on 350 private acres, with a lake (pictured) and two swimming pools, offers nutrition and cooking classes, boating, jet skiing, fitness training, drama, arts, field trips to Manhattan and other local places of interest, basketball, football, tennis, soccer, softball, golf, plus a staff of state-certified professional nutritionists, and more.

Open to children ages 10-17, applicants must submit an original essay of no more than 500 words, typed and double-spaced with the title "Imagine Me! I'm Up for the Challenge at New Image Camp" and a photograph. The contest will be judged by a panel of experts based on the compelling nature of the story, clarity, and creativity. Entries must be received by June 1. For more information, visit