Yearly Archives:2013

New Family Orientation

May 14, 2013

We have officially moved up to camp and are busy getting ready for another amazing summer at Camp Iroquois Springs.    It’s hard to believe that camp is only six weeks away.  We can’t wait to welcome home our returning campers and counselors,...

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Fostering Independence ……It’s a camp thing!

May 6, 2013

It’s May and that means crunch time for getting those camp forms completed and sent in before camp begins.   Parents are busy filling out health papers, consent forms, questionnaires, and helping us get an overall picture of their camper’s...

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The Importance of “Free Play”

May 2, 2013

One of the most amazing parts of summer camp is the abundance of activities campers participate in.  Campers receive exceptional instruction from specialists and coaches in land and water sports, fine and performing arts, outdoor adventure,...

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Gearing up for Camp – 2013

April 19, 2013

Camp season is almost here and we are getting ready for another wonderful and memorable summer at Camp Iroquois Springs.  Our campers are starting to gather their camp clothes and supplies and are feeling just as excited as we are for the summer to...

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How Camp Builds Confidence

April 9, 2013

We have all had moments when we reacted before thinking. Times we let our frustration get the best of us, and lost touch with being understanding and patient with our children. As parents, with hectic schedules and constant multitasking, these...

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Why Camp Makes You Feel Connected To Each Other

April 2, 2013

Feeling connected to the people in our lives brings a feeling of personal well being and happiness.  Social connection is important not only for psychological well-being, but also improves physical health.  But with today’s technology,...

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March 22, 2013

Michael Thompson, Ph.D Author, “Homesick and Happy” GET UPDATES FROM MICHAEL THOMPSON, PH.D Like 67 ‘Should I Be Sending My Children to Camp?’ Posted: 06/25/2012 1:02 pm React...

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Your Camp Family Builds Long Term Happiness

March 20, 2013

The New York Times recently published an article by Bruce Feiler (author of The Secrets of Happy Families) titled The Stories that Bind Us. In it, he talks about what holds a family together and helps them work more efficiently.  Mr. Feiler stresses...

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Exercise = Brain Power

March 15, 2013

Exercise is good for the body.  It is the key to good cardiovascular health, building and toning muscles and improving mood, and it is also a great way to improve brain power.  Mounting scientific evidence suggests that what’s good for our hearts...

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Getting Ready for an Awesome Summer!

March 7, 2013

Spring is just around the corner and the time has come to start gearing up for camp, both physically and emotionally.  Preparing for the camp season brings great excitement, from shopping for camp clothes and supplies, to the anticipation of...

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