Month: July 2016

Treasure it Forever: the Importance of Camp Mail 

Mail time at summer camp is a meaningful time for campers and counselors alike. The experience of receiving a postcard or letter from home hearkens back to a time before iPhones, iPads, and the Internet. This is camping, after all!   What’s more, it teaches us that all good things come eventually, and those who… Read more »

A Letter From A Camp Mom

When I opened up my mailbox 11 days (9 hours and 26 minutes) after dropping my child at the bus for camp, I squealed with delight when I recognized her handwriting on an envelope. I couldn’t even wait to get into the house to open it, and ripped it open right in the driveway. I… Read more »

The Art of Friendly Competition at Camp

  Since before the training wheels were even taken off of my bike, I’ve been playing sports. My older brothers were all exceptional athletes which put a lot of pressure on me; I was constantly being compared to them and thus was always being pushed to run faster, train harder, and jump higher. There was… Read more »

Camp is Like Disney World, But Better

They say Disney is the most magical place on Earth, but ask any kid who has spent the summer at one of America’s Finest Summer Camps, and they’ll beg to differ. They’ll tell you of a place that feels magical, that sparks their imagination, a place they can’t wait to get to and a place… Read more »