Yearly Archives:2012

The Incredible Power of the Camp Counselor

June 20, 2012

Campers get ready….you are about to meet some very important people this summer.  No, we are not talking about the friends you will meet at camp…we are talking about the people who will teach and inspire you for the next 3-6 weeks… we are...

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Swimming Season is Here!

June 12, 2012

A few weeks ago we celebrated Memorial Day and remembered those who have died to protect our freedom.  But Memorial Day has also come to signify the start of summer, celebrated with cookouts, family get-togethers and our entry back to the...

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The Value of the Summer Camp Experience

June 4, 2012

If you have ever wondered about the power of the summer camp experience and the lasting memories that it brings, than I urge you to read on.   I would like to tell you about my mother, Karen, who will be turning 70 years old in a few short weeks....

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Preparing Parents For Overnight Camp

May 24, 2012

If your child is going to overnight camp for the first time this summer, you may be beginning to feel some mixed emotions.  You are excited for them to begin this incredible adventure, but if you are being totally honest with yourself, you may also...

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8 Things You Can’t Teach Your Child, But Camp Can

May 18, 2012

Some key points from the book “Homesick and Happy” · Camp is one of the last places for play, reading, writing · Camp is a place of universally respected rituals and kids love rituals · Camp is the last place to...

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May 14, 2012

For those of us lucky enough to have gone to camp, when asked about the most cherished memories of our summer camp experience, Color Week is sure to make an appearance very early in the conversation. As the camp season draws near its conclusion, camp is...

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The Importance of Traditions

May 8, 2012

In less than a couple of months, campers from all over the United States (and beyond) will begin their summer “tradition” of attending summer camp. When I think of traditions and how much they bring to our lives, I am immediately brought back to The...

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At Iroquois Springs……..

May 2, 2012

At Iroquois Springs………..We do traditionsWe do blue and goldWe do fuzziesWe do canteenWe do campfiresWe do color weekWe do mock rockWe do rope burnWe do marble callWe do lake nightsWe do line upWe do teamworkWe do community serviceWe do...

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Have We Added Another Lost Generation?

April 30, 2012

Login with Facebook to see what your friends are reading Enable Social Reading i Marc Joseph Author; CEO/President and Founder, DollarDays International, Inc. GET UPDATES FROM MARC JOSEPH   Like 66 Have We Added Another Lost Generation?...

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Come Explore the World of Overnight Camp

April 25, 2012

If you have not already heard this from your child, you may be hearing it soon… I WANT TO GO TO OVERNIGHT CAMP!!!   As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, kids are starting to talk about their summer plans.  On the school bus,...

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