Camp Arowhon

Getting Ready For Camp

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January 17, 2017

Why Camp?

Over the years we’ve shared dozens of articles with our community espousing the value of summer camp for kids, staff, and even sometimes parents. We’re thrilled that so much research is being done proving what we already knew, but we’re probably starting to sound like a broken record (and preaching to the choir) when we […]

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October 12, 2016

Why We Don’t Post Pictures of Kids During the Summer

We’ve been reading the post-camp feedback from parents and are so pleased that for the most part our hard work paid off to create a safe and positive experience for all of our campers and their families. One of the few complaints we are getting, however, is that many parents wish we would post pictures […]

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July 27, 2016

July 28 Bus Lists

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July 25, 2016

July 26 Bus LIsts

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June 29, 2016

June 30 Bus Lists

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June 21, 2016

Saying Goodbye your Campers….

A Summer Camp Lesson: Good-bye, and Go Away, Thank You Very Much Dropping a kid off for camp can test a parent’s resolve. But standing back to let a child develop autonomy is one of the most important things a parent can do. by JESSICA LAHEY in The Atlantic Three years ago, when he was […]

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June 17, 2016

Camp is my happy place

I was driving down the camp road on Sunday, en route to camp for the summer. For most of my 66 years I’ve driven down this same road, and every time I do it, the feelings are the same: Exultation! Big word, big feelings. I am a round peg in a round hole. When people […]

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May 18, 2016

Why Overnight Camp?

We hear more and more about the pressure on kids (and accordingly parents) to get a head start on university and career-building activities instead of good old fashioned outdoor play. Although there is actually a lot of compelling evidence coming out that camp in fact DOES provide kids with the skills they’ll need to survive […]

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May 5, 2016

Homesick AND Happy

Now is the moment of the great Canadian camp jitters. Kids who’ve signed up for camp for the first time are having their oh no, this is REAL moment. Their stomachs plummet like an elevator in free-fall, as the warm weather and the deluge of camp emails make the reality of camp sink in. Some […]

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April 28, 2016

2017 Camp Dates!

We know it seems premature, but many of our families have told us they need to start planning for next year, so here are the 2017 camp dates: First Session: June 29 – July 25 Junior Camp July: June 29 – July 12 Second Session: July 27 – August 21 Junior Camp August: July 27 […]

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