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Getting Ready For Camp

June 27, 2018

June 28 Bus Lists

Here are the June 28 Bus Lists!

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June 26, 2018

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 eleven, my son Ben set down a very specific parental code of […]

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May 7, 2018

Anxiety, the new epidemic

My camp team has been going to the biggest camp directors conference in the world, the American Camp Association Tri-State Conference, for years. 4000 camp directors, four days, about 20 workshops on offer in every time slot, all day every day. Many learning options for us. But not as many these days. Why? Because they’re […]

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July 27, 2017

JULY 27 – BUS LISTS

Here are the bus lists!  July 27 – Bus Lists

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July 24, 2017

July 25 – BUS LISTS

Here are the bus lists!  July 25 – Bus Lists

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June 29, 2017

June 29 – Bus lists

Here are the bus lists!  June 29 – Bus lists So sorry they were late, we have had lots of rain in the last 24 hours and our internet has been spotty!

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A Letter from your Kid’s Counsellor

Dear Parents, In less than 24 hours many of you will be doing the scariest thing you have ever done: sending your most precious possessions into the middle of the woods to be cared for by a bunch of  people you’ve never even met. There are a couple of things we want you to know. […]

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June 15, 2017

The Mission of Camp

Our management team arrived at camp this week and hit the ground running to get camp ready for another amazing summer. We spent all day yesterday with a professional facilitator doing team building and goal setting exercises. Here’s what our amazing Head Counsellors came up with as their summer mission: “We want to provide all the […]

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June 5, 2017

Getting Parents Ready for Camp

Parenting news these days is about how to get your kids ready for camp, how to know if they’re ready, and what to pack. You know that already. But how about getting parents ready for camp? We all understand that sending a child to camp is a huge developmental challenge for them. Leaving home for […]

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June 1, 2017

A camper parent in New York who worries about the excesses of some summer camps sent us this

Click HERE to read about how crazy camps can become on Visiting Day

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