A Life Lesson for the Olympics and Teaching Our Kids The True Meaning of Courage - Hopetown Highlights - Session 6 - 5th-6th Grade Camp - The Olympic Spirit

The Olympic Creed is a phrase that might surprise you:

“The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle.  The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.”

Not the spirit we sometimes associate with the Olympics, in this day and time.  But it is the sort of Olympic spirit that framed our 5th and 6th grade camp this summer.  And we believe that camp, and that particular spirit, is a great one to discuss...

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