IROQUOIS SPRINGS BLOG

A Tech-Free Summer

April 19, 2017

Raising children in today’s technology saturated world can be challenging. Kids today spend an enormous amount of time on digital devices, playing games, watching videos, texting, or chatting on social media sites.  Research shows that the...

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Fitness at Camp

April 12, 2017

Physical activity is an important part of living a healthy life. Exercise keeps you at a healthy weight, helps you live longer, and may lower your risk for illness.  It also relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better and boosts overall...

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Packing for Summer 2017

April 5, 2017

The start of Spring is a welcoming time.  We look forward to longer days, warmer weather, and of course the countdown to summer camp! Camp may be a few months away, but Spring is the time when packing lists start to surface, camp appointments are...

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Working at Camp

March 29, 2017

It’s been said that working as a camp counselor is the hardest job you will ever love.   Truer words could not be spoken. Camp counselors and activity specialists work tirelessly to create a summer experience that campers will remember for a...

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Trying New Things

March 22, 2017

When it comes to trying new things, where do you see yourself?  Do you get excited about the opportunity to experience something new, or does the mere thought of stepping outside your comfort zone make you feel uneasy and keep you on the sidelines? ...

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Separation Anxiety

March 15, 2017

Many of today’s campers are the children of parents who loved sleepaway camp when they were growing up.  Because of their passion and everlasting memories, they want to give their children the same opportunity to experience the magic of camp. ...

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Making Decisions at Camp

March 8, 2017

Summer camp is filled with so many exceptional opportunities for kids.  They get to experience the great outdoors, participate in amazing activities, learn new skills, develop lifelong friendships and gain much independence.  This last one,...

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Touring Camp

March 1, 2017

The snow may be coming down, but we are already gearing up for Summer 2017.  The countdown has begun for new and returning Iroquois Springs campers and staff to get excited about arriving at their summer home.  It won’t be long before camp trunks...

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Unplugging

February 15, 2017

Summer camp is filled with so many wonderful experiences.  It’s a place to make lifelong friends, take on new challenges, build self-confidence, gain independence, and have a whole lot of fun.  Fun and experiences that all take place while...

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Taking Chances

February 8, 2017

When was the last time you took a chance?  When you went for something you really wanted, even though you felt vulnerable and scared, and weren’t sure you could succeed?  For many of us, taking chances is difficult.  It brings up feelings of...

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