Camp Twigs at Sanders Ferry

Welcome to Sanders Ferry! We are delighted to invite campers to our newest camp located at Sanders Ferry Park in Hendersonville, TN. Camp Twigs at Sanders Ferry will be filled with the same fun activities your children have loved at our other…

Leadership Academy Turns 10!

We are celebrating 10 years of learning, discovering, and fun with Leadership Academy! Read on for reflections on our beginnings as well as exciting developments for the future with founder Laura “Twigs” Johnson.  How did Leadership…

Imagination Rings True at Camp Twigs Bells Bend Beaman!

Leadership Academy’s Camp Twigs, located in Bells Bend Outdoor Center and Beaman Park, is a place for children to bond with the great outdoors. We believe that spending time outside is the ultimate enrichment for a child’s mind. Every day…

The Full Value Contract: Creating A Behavior Culture Of Accountability

At Leadership Academy, we believe in giving young people a voice by fostering a culture of accountability. We take time to ask campers how they want to be treated and how they think they should treat others. We believe in inviting campers to…

Camp Is Where We Explore!

When it comes to Skills for Life, curiosity, and exploration, help us begin some of our greatest adventures. They are the first steps our mind takes toward great discoveries. Learning something new, overcoming a challenge, or making a lifelong…