Yearly Archives:2016

Letters to Campers

June 8, 2016

The handwritten letter is a rarity these days. Except for the occasional thank you note, our correspondences are mainly taking place on our phones and computers. We no longer wait for the mail to arrive to hear from friends and family. And shopping for...

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First Time Campers

May 25, 2016

Going away to sleepaway camp for the first time is exciting.  There is so much for kids to anticipate as they venture out toward greater independence, developing new skills, and making new friends. And with that excitement may come some anxiety. ...

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Getting Ready for Camp

May 18, 2016

The camp season is almost here.  You can feel it in the air.  In just a couple of months Iroquois Springs campers and staff will reunite at their summer home for another amazing summer of adventure, friendship and memories.  The winter office will...

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New Campers

May 16, 2016

This past Sunday was a fantastic day at camp. It was “New Family Orientation” and we had the pleasure of welcoming our new campers to the Iroquois Springs family. We are thankful that so many families attended this really fun and informative day of...

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New Family Orientation

May 11, 2016

The move up to Rock Hill is quickly approaching and we are super excited for another amazing summer at Iroquois Springs.  It’s hard to believe that our 16th season at camp is only 7 weeks away.  We can’t wait to welcome home our returning campers...

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Social Media and Self Esteem

May 4, 2016

Social media…it’s fun, it’s entertaining, and it’s now a prominent form of communication.  Young people (along with some older generations) everywhere love and rely on it to feel connected.  New social media sites emerge all the time,...

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Camp and College

April 27, 2016

Spring is here, and high school seniors from all over are making final decisions about what college or university they will be attending in the Fall. It’s an exciting time for students and families as they prepare for this new journey. A time for...

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Camp Teaches Sportsmanship

April 20, 2016

If you are the parent of a child who plays team sports, you have most likely witnessed a variety of activity from the sidelines.  No matter the age or skill level of the players, the bleachers are filled with both positive and negative sounds.  There...

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Emotional Intelligence

April 6, 2016

We live in a fast paced, often emotionally stressful time, where it’s not always easy to manage our feelings or tune in to the feelings of others.  There are days we yell at the kids because we’ve had a tough time at work, or judge another person...

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Never Give Up!

March 30, 2016

Imagine you are trying something for the first time. Let’s say riding a bicycle. Your goal is to learn to ride a two wheeler. You listen to instruction, focus on pedaling and finding your balance, and push forward. You successfully make it a few...

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