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Where in the World are America’s Finest Summer Camps? Part I

Have you ever wondered where, exactly, are American summer camps?  What are the towns like?  Is there anything worth a look besides the camp?  The answer is YES!  America’s Finest Summer Camps are located in some of the most beautiful and historical areas of the U.S. and the surrounding regions are often overflowing with plenty… קרא עוד »

A Peek at What’s Happening at AFSC Right Now!

The start of summer 2011 is at hand and the always amazing staffs of America’s Finest Summer Camps assembled this week at their respective camps, excited to be with old friends as well as new and anxious to begin preparing for the campers.   We thought we’d take a moment to share the success of each… קרא עוד »

America’s Finest Summer Camps: More than 200 Combined Successful Summers

As part of iconic America, many American summer camps are steeped in rich histories.  America’s Finest Summer Camps are no exception.  We thought we would take a minute to share a brief history of each camp with you. Camp Laurel Camp Laurel was founded in 1949 and has been in continuous operation ever since. Its… קרא עוד »

Une Expérience Internationale du Camping

Dans un précédent blog, nous avons évoqué la façon d’évaluer si votre enfant est prêt à faire du camping. Nous avons indiqué que tout dépend de l’enfant et de sa maturité. Une maman, Christine, l’explique de cette façon : « chaque enfant est différent… chaque maman est différente… Je ne peux donc pas vraiment donner de conseil… קרא עוד »

Una esperienza di campeggio internazionale

In un blog recente abbiamo discusso sul come ritenere se i vostri figli siano pronti o meno all’esperienza del campeggio, sottolineando come ciò, in effetti, dipenda dal loro carattere individuale e livello di maturità. Una mamma, Christine, la vede in questo modo: “Ogni bambino è diverso, come pure lo è ogni madre… non penso quindi… קרא עוד »

A Summer Full of Adventure

Few people think of finding a summer job while bundled in scarves, coats, and gloves as they attempt to maneuver roadways and college campuses after the latest snowfall.  However, whether 2011 is the first time you’re considering a summer camp position or you’re a seasoned veteran, February is exactly the time to start the process… קרא עוד »

Camp: The Most Fun and Biggest Extended Family You’ll Find!

Before setting off for camp, some campers and their parents wonder about how they will fit in, since it’s natural to try and imagine new experiences ahead of time. However, like most adventures, camp often turns out to be wonderful in ways that can’t be completely anticipated! If you’re still wondering about going to camp,… קרא עוד »

A Whale of a Lesson

Have you ever heard of Humphrey the Humpback Whale? Before our campers (and many of our staff) were born, Humphrey’s odyssey held our nation’s attention for many, many days. Humphrey, as his name suggests, is a humpback whale. Getting turned around one day chasing plankton or following a misguided hunch, Humphrey found himself in San… קרא עוד »

What’s happening at camp right now?

How would you describe the essential elements of a summer camp? Do the adventures of spending days with peers, learning new skills, trying new activities, bonfires and skits, great counselors—all the fun of the whole experience—first come to mind? These are definitely important elements of summer camp from a camper’s perspective, but there are a… קרא עוד »

Gratitude – A Weequahic Core Value

It certainly is a good time to thinking about gratitude. Just following Thanksgiving, we just returned from our trip to the grandparent’s house, finished making our list of yearly ‘thankfuls’, and enjoyed spending some extra time with those most important to us. Thankfully, even the media gets into the action as well. I just finished… קרא עוד »