Category: Camp Laurel South

The Importance of Camp Routines

Camp Laurel South: Camp is all about having fun, developing friendships and creating memories that last a lifetime. Campers love the activities, living with their closest friends and trying new things. They could go on and on about how much they love wakeboarding, playing ping-pong during free time or simply laughing through every day. What… Read more »

Living with Peers at Laurel South

Whether it’s in a few months or more than a decade away, eventually we will help our children pack up and move them into a dorm, apartment or house of their own. We hope that all we did to teach them how to be productive, respectful and kind human beings will stick. We cross our… Read more »

The Value of Tradition at Laurel South

The holidays are around the corner.  During this time of year, the word “tradition” gets thrown around a lot.  The word “tradition” is often confused with “routine.”  They’ve both become something that we do on a regular basis to establish or maintain a consistency or pattern in our behavior.  So, what really distinguishes “tradition” from… Read more »

The Difference Camp Makes

Laurel South Summer is over and it’s easy to spot the children who went to camp. They advocate for themselves. They’ve grown in their skills and interests. And they never stop talking about their summer. But campers share other similarities as well. Being outside Children who went to camp always want to play outside. They… Read more »

Activities to Get You Ready for Camp

Laurel South Activities to Get You Ready for Camp Summer is right around the corner and the countdown is officially on! Here are some activities to get you prepped for the season ahead. Backyard Camping Camping is super fun, but sometimes you’re too busy to go hiking into the wilderness to do it. Backyard camping… Read more »

Summer Camp Improves Self-Confidence

Laurel South Summer Camp Improves Self-Confidence Nothing’s better than walking into your first day of school with confidence and a positive attitude.  Knowing you look good, feel good and have everything to make this an awesome year is a great way to start school. Spending the summer at camp can really improve a camper’s self-confidence…. Read more »

Camp Friends are Forever Friends

Laurel South Camp Friends are Forever Friends Something camp friends will always appreciate about each other is the feeling that friendship is a two-way street. At camp, everything is about giving to the community; maximum enthusiasm, maximum caring, maximum friendliness. Everyone strives to give 100% at all times, because 95% isn’t enough to make the… Read more »

Camp Laurel South

Many camps claim to be the “full-package”, but not many camps compare to the experience offered at Camp Laurel South. At Camp Laurel South, we combine incredible staff with excellent programming and world-class facilities, all in a family atmosphere. The four-week experience includes instruction in Athletics, Tennis, InterArts, Watersports, Outdoor Adventure and Equestrian from our… Read more »

Experts Agree: Camp is Cool

Our guest blog this week was first posted to the Camp Laurel South blog on October 10, 2013. Summer is over – which means camp directors can catch up on our summer reading. In the past few months, the media has been filled with stories examining the camp experience. A variety of writers extol it,… Read more »