IROQUOIS SPRINGS BLOG

Self Esteem & Peer Pressure

January 15, 2020

The topic of self-esteem is often touched on when we speak of the benefits of a summer camp experience.  Kids who have the opportunity to attend sleepaway camp, live and play in a setting where self-confidence is developed naturally through...

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The Countdown to 2020 is On

December 26, 2019

The countdown to 2020 is on.  In less than a week we will be ringing in the New Year and eagerly looking forward to the 20th summer at camp Iroquois Springs. It’s a celebration of 20 in 20!  Twenty summers of watching campers grow to become...

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The Power of Kindness

December 19, 2019

The Joy of Kindness It’s the holiday season once again, and the perfect time to focus on friends, family and kindness.  During what can be a stressful time of year, kindness matters.  From the simple act of holding a door open for someone,...

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Camp Reunion & The Camp Community

December 6, 2019

The Iroquois Springs camp community is getting ready… we are just days away from the 19th Annual NY Winter Camp Reunion.  On Sunday, December 8th our camp family will gather at FunFuzion in New Roc City, for fun, friends, food, games and rides....

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Thanksgiving & Gratitude

November 27, 2019

The holiday season is just around the corner.  You can feel it in the air! Decorations are being hung, holiday music is being played, vacations are being planned, and wish lists are getting longer by the day.  But before the holidays are in...

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Social Media & Our Kids

November 19, 2019

I remember the days of bringing my three young children to the park for some playground time.  They always took off toward the swings, slides, and anything they could climb up and jump off.  They loved every minute of it, and like a true...

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Campers On The Run

November 13, 2019

There is a saying “all good things come to those who wait.”  And when you are a camper at sleepaway camp, there are times you have to wait for the coming of age in order to participate in certain activities.    From an early...

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Meals Together & Quality Time

November 6, 2019

The clocks have been turned back, the weather is starting to get colder, and our schedules are getting fuller by the day.  Like most families, we are all super busy with work, school, teams, clubs, and social and family obligations. ...

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Learning From Failure

October 23, 2019

Let’s face it. We all have to deal with disappointment and failure.  There will be moments when we make mistakes, have setbacks or simply fall short.  Though uncomfortable, we learn much more from failure than from...

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Difference Makers

October 15, 2019

Every summer, Camp Iroquois Springs is filled with “Difference Makers!” Staff members and campers who make a difference by being authentic, supportive, empathic, and who lead with kindness and integrity.  These “difference...

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