Yearly Archives:2015

Getting to Know Andrea Spector

May 5, 2015

POSITION: HEAD NURSE As the head nurse at Iroquois Springs, Andrea has a very important role in keeping campers and staff members healthy and safe. Although no one wants to end up in the health center, Andrea prides herself on trying to make the best of...

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Countdown to Camp

April 29, 2015

Spring is finally in the air! This was the winter that never ended. Every time we dared to put away the shovels and snow boots, another layer of snow would coat the ground. But we made it through and with winter behind us, we can now focus on warmer weather...

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Arts at Camp

April 22, 2015

A summer at Iroquois Springs offers campers’ endless opportunities to step outside of their comfort zone, take on personal challenges, and discover great achievement and confidence. Every day, campers take healthy risks at outdoor adventure,...

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Lessons in Childhood Accountability

April 8, 2015

As parents, we often hear the same familiar responses from children – “it wasn’t me,” “it wasn’t my fault” or “I didn’t do it.” Those of us with more than one child can add “he/she did it” and “he/she started it” when it...

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Letting Go

March 31, 2015

In about six weeks, the Iroquois Springs office is moving up to Rock Hill and getting ready for summer 2015. We will be putting the finishes touches on our facilities, programming and staffing, and we can’t wait for our campers to arrive for the best...

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March 25, 2015

Every August, after we return from camp, my family takes a vacation. It’s our time to reconnect and enjoy the end of summer before the new school year begins. It’s a tradition we all look forward to. For the past four years, we have booked the same...

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Choose Optimism

March 18, 2015

Optimism is one of the most valuable skills we can teach our children. Research shows that optimistic people enjoy better health, increased longevity, less stress, and greater achievement. We all know optimistic people (maybe you are one of them)....

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Preparing for Summer 2015

March 11, 2015

It’s hard to believe that in only four short months the buses will be pulling onto Bowers Road and bringing our camp family back home to begin another summer of friendship, fun and fabulous memories. It’s a moment we look forward to with all our...

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Unplugged for a Day

March 4, 2015

My family had an amazing experience this past vacation. Something I never thought we could pull off. It was an adventure that took teamwork, perseverance, and a lot of courage.   It did not require travel, reservations or any expense. It was...

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Practicing Patience

February 25, 2015

Society has changed in many ways since we were kids. The astounding progress that we’ve made over the course of a generation has made our lives infinitely more convenient, but that convenience has come with a significant cost…our patience. The...

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