Yearly Archives:2020

Freedom For Kids Today

March 4, 2020

Since the beginning of time, parents have been reminding their children what life was like when they were growing up.  They point out how different the world was when they were kids, and how much easier today’s kids have it.  A few...

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Kids & Empathy

March 2, 2020

The word empathy seems to be everywhere.  It’s the ability to step into another person’s shoes and understand what they are experiencing.  Empathy allows us to have compassion for others and build social connections. It drives us to...

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The Tradition of Camp

February 19, 2020

We all have family traditions that hold a special place in our hearts.  They can be as simple as weekly gatherings for Sunday brunch and family game night, or as elaborate as annual family vacations and holiday celebrations.  Family...

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Valentine’s Day & Friendship

February 13, 2020

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and the perfect day to celebrate the friends in your life. Valentine’s Day is not just about romantic relationships anymore, it’s become a holiday of love and friendship.  Friends can change...

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Working Through Homesickness

February 5, 2020

Beginning the journey of sleepaway camp is exciting.  Campers can’t wait to meet new friends, try all of the amazing activities, and build lifelong memories. But along with all the excitement can come concerns of homesickness....

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Touring 2020

January 30, 2020

There may be snow on the ground in Rock Hill, but that doesn’t stop prospective camp families from thinking about the summer months ahead and planning a tour of Iroquois Springs.  Before we know it, the weather will get warmer, the sun will be...

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Camp is Our Happy Place

January 23, 2020

The best way to describe camp is quite simple… “Camp is our Happy Place.”  It’s our summer home in the great outdoors, where we are surrounded by amazing friends, join in exciting activities and traditions, and become the best version...

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Self Esteem & Peer Pressure

January 15, 2020

The topic of self-esteem is often touched on when we speak of the benefits of a summer camp experience.  Kids who have the opportunity to attend sleepaway camp, live and play in a setting where self-confidence is developed naturally through...

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