In the past 5 years, Wellspring has received more media attention than all the traditional diet camps and fat camps combined. Below is a sampling of television coverage and magazine and newspaper articles that describe the amazing weight loss success of Wellspring campers and students.

Results of Wellspring weight loss in media


Wellspring Videos

Wellspring Camps Executive Director, Eliza Kingsford, Featured On Dr. Phil Show
Eliza Kingsford Gives Presentation At Obesity Action Coalition National Convention
Wellspring Camps Appearance On CBS Atlanta
CBS Las Vegas Interview With Wellspring’s Eliza Kingsford
Fox News – Health Talk with Dr. Manny – Teaching Kids to Lose Weight

News Articles And Online Media

Dr. Oz – Binge Eating Disorder Defined
Dr. Oz – Fight For A Healthier Child: What You Can Do Today
Dr. Phil – What Is The Secret To Weight Loss?
CNN – 10 Simple Weight Loss Tips
Huffington Post – Don’t Let Cyberbullying Ruin Fitness
Los Angeles Times – Is Boy Scouts’ Ban On The Severely Obese Severely Misguided?
Americans Are On A Sugar High
Florida Today – Brevard Camp Aims To Reshape Young Lives
Times Union – Northeastern Teens Lose Weight At Wellspring Camps
St. Petersburg Times – Parents, help your kids shape up this summer
OC Mom Blog – Tips For Making School Lunches Balanced & Packed With Nutrients
Celebrate Women Today – The Link Between Mental Health And Obesity
Healthy Moms Magazine – Obesity In Advertising: Is It Helping In The Fight Against Obesity?
Today’s Dietician – Summer Camps With a Twist – Programs Help Kids Have Fun While Honing Healthful Habits – “Talking to Your Overweight Teen About Weight Loss.” – Parents of Children on TLC’s new Toddlers and Tiaras, Hurting their Children, Critics Say
Smarty Pants Mama – Smart Food: Great Recipes for Memorial Day Weekend!
Another Online Mom -Healthy alternatives for a nice dip for your Memorial Day barbecue
TheFashionableBambinocom – Healthy ‘Wellspring’ Eating Tips For Families
Imagination Café – Healthy ‘Wellspring’ Eating Tips for Families National Salad Month with Wellspring Camps
Hula Hooping Mom – National Salad Month Childhood Obesity
Simply Being Mommy – How to keep your children active and healthy over summer break
512 KIDZ Blog – Worried your kids are going to be inactive over Break?
Guardian Angel Family Blog – Worried Your Kids are going to be Inactive over Break?
I Am Modern – Healthy Snacks Even your Picky Eaters will Love
512 Kids – Healthy Game Night Snacks the Family Will Love!
An Island Life – Healthy Holiday Cookie Recipes – Make Your Holiday Cookies Healthier
FatFighter – Healthy Gingerbread Cookies
iFood.TV – Low-Fat Holiday Cookies
This Mama Cooks – Low-Fat Holiday Recipes
Circle of Food – Healthy Holiday Cookies – Healthy Recipes for National Pie Day
News of the World Magazine – My big, fat summer holiday
The State Journal-Register – Our Opinion: Scott Basso’s courageous shared struggle
Today’s Dietician – Summer Camps With a Twist – Programs Help Kids Have Fun While Honing Healthful Habits
San Antonio Express News-Getting Fit As A Family – April 26, 2010
Toronto Sun – Summer Gains
Associated Press – Fat Camp Offers Youngsters Chance to Feel Normal
St. Petersburg Times – Camp Aims to Help Live Healthy Lives
eMaxHealth – Is Summer Time for Weight Loss or Gain?
Washington Observer-Reporter – Campers Lose Weight on Summer Break (pdf)
Daily Mail – Britain’s First Camp for Overweight Teens (pdf)
Austin NBC news – Kids Spend Summer Melting Away Pounds (pdf)
Dallas Morning News – How to Lose Yourself at Camp – (jpg)
Obesity Management – Special Issue on Standard of Care for Obesity & Wellspring – (pdf)
Atlanta Parent – Atlanta Teen Sheds More Than Just Weight – (pdf)
Edinburgh Evening News – Well Worth the Weight – (pdf)
Associated Press – Weight Loss Camps Invite Families to Come Along (pdf)
Newsweek – A Summer Camp for Losers – (pdf)
Marie Claire – Inside the Teen Fat Camp – (pdf)
Associated Press – ‘Fat Camps’ Now About The Long Run – (pdf)