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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… 阅读更多»

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… 阅读更多»

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… 阅读更多»

Camp Tradition Inspires Innovation

Laurel South: Tradition. It’s one of those camp words. It brings forth images of making bracelets, playing games and campfires. All things that go hand-in-hand with every sleepaway camp. But what’s sometimes lost in the talk of tradition is how inspiring it can be. Tradition helps campers feel a part of something bigger than themselves…. 阅读更多»

Using Camp Spirit to Get in the Holiday Spirit

Laurel South   Using Camp Spirit to Get in the Holiday Spirit   With Thanksgiving behind us, the holiday season is fast approaching. With that, comes cold weather, festive decorations, and of course, presents. While camp may be 6+ months away, it’s never too early to start getting ready. Here are the top 5 Camp… 阅读更多»

Camp Laurel South

Many camps claim to be the “full-package”, but not many camps compare to the experience offered at Camp Laurel South. At Camp Laurel South, we combine incredible staff with excellent programming and world-class facilities, all in a family atmosphere. The four-week experience includes instruction in Athletics, Tennis, InterArts, Watersports, Outdoor Adventure and Equestrian from our… 阅读更多»

Awesome Opening Days for America’s Finest Summer Camps

The campers have arrived and summer is in full swing at all of America’s Finest Summer Camps. So, naturally, what other guest blog could we feature this week but a report about those magical moments that the campers arrived as reported by the camps themselves? An Amazing Arrival Day at Camp Laurel We had an… 阅读更多»

Spirit Days and Tribals: Spirited Traditions

The guest blog this week comes from not one but two AFSC camps–Camp Laurel South and Camp Weequahic.  Both camps describe two timeless traditions unique to them: Spirit Days at Camp Laurel and Tribals at Camp Weequahic. Spirit Days 2013 Tuesday started like any other day at camp. Morning activities were going great. All over… 阅读更多»

An International Staff Member Reflects on Working at Summer Camp

A couple of weeks ago, an American Camp staff member reflected on his camp experience.  This week, we’d like to share the sentiments of an international staff member: “An average camp is considered to be successful if the kids come home safe at the end of the summer and had fun. Camp is about so… 阅读更多»

A Camp Staff Member Reflects on His Weequahic Experience

A Camp Weequahic staff member reflects on why he loves Weequahic and working at camp in the guest blog this week: Hi everyone.  My name is Chad Razey and I’m 22 years old and attend the University of Georgia. Go Dawgs! I will graduate in May of 2012 and look to continue my education at… 阅读更多»