Yearly Archives:2016

Happiness and Well Being

March 23, 2016

If you ask any parent what they want most for their kids, they would probably say they want them to be happy. To live a life surrounded by good friends, dreams to pursue, accomplishments to be proud of, and overall well being. Happiness is not something...

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The Value of a Camp Job

March 16, 2016

There is a chill in the air, but the warm days of summer are just around the corner. It won’t be long before we are welcoming everyone back for another summer of fun, friends, and great memories. And at the heart of these amazing summers is our camp...

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Kids in the Kitchen

March 9, 2016

If you are a fan of the Food Network or Cooking Channel, you are well aware of the many cooking challenge shows being aired on television today.   The various challenges involve all levels of cooks, from professional chefs, to novice bakers, to even...

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The Captain’s Post

March 2, 2016

A “Secret” Tour of Iroquois Springs… This is the first in an occasional series of short blog entries looking at various places around camp that have an interesting history, or have stories behind them that are not well known, or have the...

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Our Understanding Camp Family

February 23, 2016

We hope that everyone enjoyed the break and some well deserved time off from school and work. The vacation week was the perfect opportunity to sleep late, catch up with friends and family, and just enjoy some down time. It’s hard to believe that 2016...

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Making the Effort

February 17, 2016

A summer camp experience holds so many powerful and important moments of great accomplishment. Camp teaches kids independence, self-confidence, team work, empathy, and the true meaning of friendship. Camp life is packed with activities and...

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Exercise and Winter

February 10, 2016

We recently experienced the first snow storm of the season, and snow lovers throughout the Northeast could not wait to get outside and enjoy every inch of it.  It was the perfect weekend to break out the snow gear and have some fun. Those who were snow...

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