Tag: camp traditions

Camp Tradition Inspires Innovation

Laurel South: Tradition. It’s one of those camp words. It brings forth images of making bracelets, playing games and campfires. All things that go hand-in-hand with every sleepaway camp. But what’s sometimes lost in the talk of tradition is how inspiring it can be. Tradition helps campers feel a part of something bigger than themselves…. Lue lisää »

One of the Most Memorable Summer Camp Activities

One of the biggest parts of the summer at most traditional summer camps and nearly as big of a tradition as the concept of summer camp is the color war. For several days, campers and staff members parade around camp in their team colors. Body paint, capes, mismatched socks, colored hair spray, pom-poms, and tutus… Lue lisää »

Once Upon a Time at Camp

Camp Laurel   “It’s a camp thing, you wouldn’t understand.” For anyone that’s ever been to a sleepaway camp, this is a phrase that we are all too accustomed to saying. Sleepaway camp is more than a place where you play different sports and swim in the lake. Camp is a life-changing experience. It’s a… Lue lisää »

Polar Bear Challenge Motivates Campers

Jumping into a teeth-chattering cold lake every morning isn’t the most pleasant sounding idea at camp, but you would be surprised by how many people willingly do it and there’s actually a great reason why they do. At camp there is a special club you can be a part of if you jump into the… Lue lisää »

Set Green and Gray Aside This Month and Wear Pink

Brant Lake Sports Academy October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it’s time to show your support! In recent years, many sports teams and organizations have embraced the movement; promoting breast cancer awareness games, uniforms, and merchandise in order to raise money for breast cancer research. For at least one game or one small portion of… Lue lisää »

Working at the Waterfront

It is often stated that if you love your job then you’re never really working. A smile is usually accompanied with this statement if you realize that you are one of these lucky people fortunate to earn a living by doing what they are passionate about. At, every single staff member feels this way, they… Lue lisää »

Campers Teach Counselors Valuable Lessons

Throughout a normal day at Camp, campers will be often asked what they learned that day. Did they master a new serving technique in tennis? Did they learn how to overcome stage fright for the play on Saturday night? There are many lessons a camper can learn from their counselors, but there are also many… Lue lisää »

Spending a Summer at Camp Weequahic

For a first time summer camp experience to remember, there’s no better place to spend your summer than Camp Weequahic. Specializing in first time campers, this exiting sleep away camp gives campers a unique camp experience based on a flexible program where their parents can choose from a wide range of options and choices to… Lue lisää »

The Beauty of Camp

Chelsea takes the subway to school every morning. Justin spends his weekends hanging out downtown with his buddies. Evan can walk to movie theaters, restaurants, and museums from the apartment where he lives. These city kids spend most of their year surrounded by concrete, honking horns and tall buildings. And that is why they, like… Lue lisää »

El campamento cambió a mi hijo

Me sentía nerviosa y emocionada de enviar a mi hijo Connor a America´s Finest Summer Camps este año. Su mejor amigo había asistido a un campamento de verano antes y no podía parar de hablar sobre él. Así que después de mucha investigación y discusiones, hemos decidido permitir a Connor pasar el verano afuera. No… Lue lisää »