Tag: AFSC

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… Leggi altro »

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… Leggi altro »

NYC Dance Performances: Fall 2017 – Brant Lake Dance Camp

What an amazing summer 2017 was at Brant Lake Dance Camp. It was a summer full of laughter, friendship, and of course, dance! We’re excited for the year ahead and are looking forward to staying in touch in the coming months. In the meantime, here are some expert dance performances in the New York City… Leggi altro »

5 Things Campers Look Forward to the Most for the Summer

For almost the entirety of the year, campers sit at home waiting for the summer to start. Drumming their fingers and looking back at all the fun they’ve had so far, campers dream about all the things they can look forward to once camp finally arrives. When campers are at home with wandering minds, here… Leggi altro »

No Strikes for Campers at Baseball Game

Camp excels in providing campers with the most traditional summer camp experience of their lives, helping campers have all sorts of fun under the sun. While there are many activities and traditions campers can enjoy on campus, there are a few that require sending campers outside and into bigger fields. The Lower Camp was able… Leggi altro »

National Friendship Day

It’s National Friendship Day and campers at Camp know how special it is to celebrate the friendships they have formed at summer camp. Campers know that summer camp is a magical place like no other, there are an infinite amount of different things to do so there are just as many ways to make memories… Leggi altro »

Ceramics and Woodworking Brings Camp to Home

When campers come to Camp they always brings pieces of home with them, packing pictures, stuffed animals, blankets and all sorts of objects that remind them of home and make them feel safe. Campers bring pieces of home to camp because of how much they love home and want to remember it, so when campers… Leggi altro »

How Goals are Achieved at Camp

With the endless amount of opportunities provided to campers at Camp, campers are not only constantly encouraged to set goals for themselves, but they are encouraged to achieve those same goals as well. Whether a camper decides to set a long or short term goal, Camp guides the campers to achieve them in a way… Leggi altro »

Simple Kindness as a Standard

When I walk around campus I’m surrounded by inspiration and I’m always surprised when more often than not inspiration walks straight up to me. Taking a second to myself to appreciate the sweeping valley of trees, shades of light to dark green portray a gradient of texturized forests. It’s like looking at a landscape painting… Leggi altro »

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… Leggi altro »