Category: Elite Camps

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… קרא עוד »

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… קרא עוד »

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… קרא עוד »

How Camp Horseshoe Helps New Campers Adjust, Fast!

Day One Engagement We understand that coming to a new place can be an overwhelming experience.  We have campers from all across the USA and around the world.  One thing that everyone has in common: the first day of camp is the first day for everyone!  Our staff are expertly equipped with tools to help… קרא עוד »

Echo Lake Sunsets

Camp Laurel  Everything at camp is moving. There are friends to see, activities to do and memories to be made all the time. One of the joys of being a camper is there’s always something happening, even if it’s just hanging with cabinmates and counselors. Often times it isn’t until we’re back home when we… קרא עוד »

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… קרא עוד »

Five True Things about Camp Laurel

At camp you learn more about yourself in one day than you do in one month in the real world. And that’s not an exaggeration. At camp, every day can be a transformative experience. So many campers accomplish new things they wouldn’t necessarily have the opportunity to try at home, all with the support of… קרא עוד »

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… קרא עוד »

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… קרא עוד »

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…. קרא עוד »