Tag: camp activities

Teamwork

October 26, 2016

Teamwork…the coming together of individuals toward a common interest or goal…it’s everywhere.  Just think about a typical day in your life, and you will discover the many activities and events that involve teamwork.   It’s the...

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Camp Teaches Sportsmanship

April 20, 2016

If you are the parent of a child who plays team sports, you have most likely witnessed a variety of activity from the sidelines.  No matter the age or skill level of the players, the bleachers are filled with both positive and negative sounds.  There...

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Never Give Up!

March 30, 2016

Imagine you are trying something for the first time. Let’s say riding a bicycle. Your goal is to learn to ride a two wheeler. You listen to instruction, focus on pedaling and finding your balance, and push forward. You successfully make it a few...

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Exercise and Winter

February 10, 2016

We recently experienced the first snow storm of the season, and snow lovers throughout the Northeast could not wait to get outside and enjoy every inch of it.  It was the perfect weekend to break out the snow gear and have some fun. Those who were snow...

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Over Involvement

October 4, 2015

The school year is in full swing, and with that comes greater involvement in our children’s lives. After the summer months at camp, where children have the freedom to make decisions for themselves’ about the friends they choose, the activities...

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Lessons in Childhood Accountability

April 8, 2015

As parents, we often hear the same familiar responses from children – “it wasn’t me,” “it wasn’t my fault” or “I didn’t do it.” Those of us with more than one child can add “he/she did it” and “he/she started it” when it...

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Traditions

March 25, 2015

Every August, after we return from camp, my family takes a vacation. It’s our time to reconnect and enjoy the end of summer before the new school year begins. It’s a tradition we all look forward to. For the past four years, we have booked the same...

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Tyler left as an Explorer of Iroquois Springs

April 2, 2014

Every summer, the Iroquois Springs family welcomes future campers to our “Explorers” program.  This 2 day overnight camp experience, for children entering 1st through 4th grades, is a perfect introduction to the world of camp.  Explorers...

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Encouraging Children to Become Independent

March 26, 2014

There is no doubt that the world has changed since the parents of kids today were growing up. Because of technological advances and increasing paranoia, we all know where are children are at virtually every moment of the day.  This generation...

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The Value of Good Sportsmanship

March 19, 2014

Even though the feeling of winter is still very much in the air in the northeast, the exhibition baseball games on television make it feel as though spring has arrived.  Baseball season always brings back nostalgic feelings of days gone by for...

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