Camp Arowhon

Skills Building

July 1, 2013

Being Silly is SO Camp

Today at lunch we had an example of how the smallest things can turn into the biggest fun moments at camp, at the drop of a hat. A couple of days ago the riding staff had brought a small grey pony to dinner lineup and announced a “Name the Pony” contest. So kids submitted names. […]

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June 29, 2013

Game on!!!

It’s the first day of full camp program and everyone is out doing activities! With enthusiasm!! Instructors are teaching and campers are starting to learn new skills… the mood is super positive. The LITs left on canoe trip this morning, there was a skit with a small grey pony at morning lineup (to announce the […]

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June 14, 2013

Failure: The New Success

 by Paul Tough, author of How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character Kids need a combination of autonomy and support, and it’s often difficult for them to get this at home or at school. It’s a hard balance to strike for any parent or any teacher. Parents are sometimes so wrapped […]

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