Tag: overnight camp

Sparking Interest, Developing Skills

Camp means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For first time campers, it’s about trying new things and making new friends. Counselors revel in the idea of sharing their passion every day in a new place. Parents know that Laurel South instills confidence, allows campers to take safe risks, and… Lue lisää »

New Year, New You

Camp Laurel Parents often head into the New Year with renewed goals and resolutions: eat healthier, work out, read more, be on the phone less, etc. Turning over the calendar to a new year is a logical time to prioritize our lives. As a parent, it’s interesting to notice things we want for ourselves we… Lue lisää »

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Brant Lake Sports Academy October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. What are you doing to spread the word? WHAT IS IT? National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign organized by major charities every October to increase awareness and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also… Lue lisää »

Sharing at Camp

Sharing is a value heavily instilled in campers from the moment they arrive at camp. When you step off the bus you join a community of people who look out for one another as family. Not only is this important during the summer, sharing is a skill that campers carry with them beyond the conclusion… Lue lisää »

Friendships Growing Between New Campers As The Days Go By

  Many things inevitably grow over the course of the summer: the grass, your height, and of course, everyone’s love for camp skyrockets to new levels. As the days roll by, the most noticeable growth and developments are the prospering friendships between new campers. First introductions are made by playing games where campers can discover… 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 »

We’ve Got a Lot to be Thankful For!

Camp Laurel   We’ve Got a Lot to be Thankful For!   And just like that, November is gone. In a flash, the days full of colorful leaves, pumpkin spice and turkey are over; soon to be replaced by days of snow, colorful lights and holiday shopping. But before we can officially turn our attention… Lue lisää »

The American Camp Experience

There are very few things our children can so enjoy and that teaches them as much as the American camp experience. So Much Fun At America’s Finest Summer Camps, we strive to introduce our campers to fun activities they’ve never tried. Not many of our campers get to enjoy waterskiing or fishing or hiking or… Lue lisää »

 Why Kids Need Camp Now More Than Ever

Camp Laurel It doesn’t seem like too long ago when the first iPhone came out, or when wifi started to become mainstream; those were 10 and 20 years ago respectively. As the world evolves and technology progresses, the importance of camp increases exponentially. Kids today are growing up in a significantly more technological world than… Lue lisää »

My First Summer at Camp

Molly M., Camper I was very excited and nervous for my first day of summer camp. I did not now what to expect w   hen coming to camp and was nervous about what would   happen. When I came to camp and came off the bus I exploded with happiness, camp seemed so cool… Lue lisää »