Month: August 2014

The First Few Days Home From Camp

Another summer is drawing to a close, and the children have returned home from camp. You’ve made a significant dent in the laundry and are beginning to think about school supply shopping. The only problem is that your campers haven’t come out of their rooms since they returned. For parents who are wondering just what… Read more »

Bringing Away Life Skills

For most campers, when the summer of 2014 draws to a close, there is always next summer to which they can look forward. For the oldest campers, however, farewell this summer means farewell forever to their years as campers. Even though a significant number of former campers choose to return to summer camp as staff… Read more »

Special Events at Camp

Along with the regular daily schedule, camp special events are unique days that make camp–well–special. The guest blog this week is from Camp Weequahic and explores the amazing special events that take place at one of America’s Finest Summer Camps. Once a week we take a break from our scheduled activities for a special event… Read more »

5 Minutes at Camp

We focus a lot on how much happens at camp over the course of the summer, but the amount of activity that takes place in just 5 minutes on any given day is mind blowing to anyone who is not familiar with camp. Five minutes at summer camp is like a symphony: many individual components… Read more »

Post Trip Revitalization

More than a big event to which campers look forward each summer, trips are way for campers to refresh and come back to camp feeling revitalized. As fun as camp trips all, the period after trips is always a special time when spirit is high and everything seems even more fun than it did before… Read more »

The Close of Another Best Summer Ever

It seems that just yesterday the blog subject at hand was the anticipation of the campers’ arrival at camp. As usual, though, we blinked and now it’s August. Another summer is coming to a close over the next couple of weeks. This is the time of year when campers and staff alike begin reflecting over… Read more »