Tag: summer camp activities

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

The Inspiration On and Off Stage

One of the most exciting elements of Camp are the weekly stage productions among the different divisions, with the giant spotlights, intricate stage designs and lively singing and dancing, the theater produces a lot of entertainment. As the Theatre Specialist, I know my job is the best on campus because I get to go behind… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Helping Campers Reach New Heights

Down at Outdoor Adventure, survival skills and the rush of adrenaline fill my day. With the ropes courses, zip line, rockwall and woods, everyday I help campers achieve new goals and help them face their fears which is why I believe I have the best job on campus. Every day I interact with campers who… Read more »

Running Off the Energy of Camp

There is a buzz, an excitement, and an energy that you can feel in their air every morning when you wake up at camp. It’s a feeling that puts an extra pep in your step before your feet even hit the floor. Even camp staff and counselors who regularly need coffee to function admit to… Read more »

家庭营 Family Camp

Looking for S’MORE Family Time? Sign up for one of our Family Camps this summer! Giving your child the gift of a sleep-away summer camp experience is one they will cherish for the rest of their lives. But what about kicking it up a notch? Why not treat your entire FAMILY to the summer camp… Read more »

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… Read more »