IROQUOIS SPRINGS BLOG

Sleepaway Camp in 2021

April 6, 2021

Camp in 2021 is More Important Than Ever Before Childhood is defined by interpersonal interactions beyond the scope of a digital screen. During the past year, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the forced mediated environment hindered the ability to...

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Keep Moving!

March 22, 2021

It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since the world as we know it changed in so many significant ways. The pandemic has challenged us to adapt to what school, work, socializing, and everyday life look like. We have learned how to social...

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The Sleepaway Camp Transition and New Beginnings

March 12, 2021

There is always a learning curve when you are introduced to a new and unfamiliar environment. Luckily, unfamiliar environments allow for creative and newfound opportunities. Take this from me, a recent college graduate with a multitude of years of...

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Meal Times Together

December 15, 2020

It’s hard to believe the holiday season is here and 2021 is just around the corner. The Thanksgiving turkey has been served and the holiday celebrations and festivities will soon be in full swing.  Preparing for the holidays can be hectic, as plans...

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Freedom For Kids Today

March 4, 2020

Since the beginning of time, parents have been reminding their children what life was like when they were growing up.  They point out how different the world was when they were kids, and how much easier today’s kids have it.  A few...

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Kids & Empathy

March 2, 2020

The word empathy seems to be everywhere.  It’s the ability to step into another person’s shoes and understand what they are experiencing.  Empathy allows us to have compassion for others and build social connections. It drives us to...

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The Tradition of Camp

February 19, 2020

We all have family traditions that hold a special place in our hearts.  They can be as simple as weekly gatherings for Sunday brunch and family game night, or as elaborate as annual family vacations and holiday celebrations.  Family...

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Valentine’s Day & Friendship

February 13, 2020

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and the perfect day to celebrate the friends in your life. Valentine’s Day is not just about romantic relationships anymore, it’s become a holiday of love and friendship.  Friends can change...

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Working Through Homesickness

February 5, 2020

Beginning the journey of sleepaway camp is exciting.  Campers can’t wait to meet new friends, try all of the amazing activities, and build lifelong memories. But along with all the excitement can come concerns of homesickness....

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Touring 2020

January 30, 2020

There may be snow on the ground in Rock Hill, but that doesn’t stop prospective camp families from thinking about the summer months ahead and planning a tour of Iroquois Springs.  Before we know it, the weather will get warmer, the sun will be...

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