Author: Robin Wenczl

A Tech-Free Summer

April 19, 2017

Raising children in today’s technology saturated world can be challenging. Kids today spend an enormous amount of time on digital devices, playing games, watching videos, texting, or chatting on social media sites.  Research shows that the...

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Fitness at Camp

April 12, 2017

Physical activity is an important part of living a healthy life. Exercise keeps you at a healthy weight, helps you live longer, and may lower your risk for illness.  It also relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better and boosts overall...

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Packing for Summer 2017

April 5, 2017

The start of Spring is a welcoming time.  We look forward to longer days, warmer weather, and of course the countdown to summer camp! Camp may be a few months away, but Spring is the time when packing lists start to surface, camp appointments are...

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Working at Camp

March 29, 2017

It’s been said that working as a camp counselor is the hardest job you will ever love.   Truer words could not be spoken. Camp counselors and activity specialists work tirelessly to create a summer experience that campers will remember for a...

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Trying New Things

March 22, 2017

When it comes to trying new things, where do you see yourself?  Do you get excited about the opportunity to experience something new, or does the mere thought of stepping outside your comfort zone make you feel uneasy and keep you on the sidelines? ...

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Making Decisions at Camp

March 8, 2017

Summer camp is filled with so many exceptional opportunities for kids.  They get to experience the great outdoors, participate in amazing activities, learn new skills, develop lifelong friendships and gain much independence.  This last one,...

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Unplugging

February 15, 2017

Summer camp is filled with so many wonderful experiences.  It’s a place to make lifelong friends, take on new challenges, build self-confidence, gain independence, and have a whole lot of fun.  Fun and experiences that all take place while...

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Taking Chances

February 8, 2017

When was the last time you took a chance?  When you went for something you really wanted, even though you felt vulnerable and scared, and weren’t sure you could succeed?  For many of us, taking chances is difficult.  It brings up feelings of...

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Practicing Mindfulness

February 1, 2017

The New Year is a time of renewed energy and excitement for taking on personal challenges and accomplishing new goals. Some of us have written down detailed lists of resolutions, while others let the year unfold and take on new ventures as they...

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Role Models That Inspire

January 25, 2017

Kids emulate the words and actions of the important people in their lives. The words of parents, teachers, coaches, counselors, and even celebrities, have tremendous impact on how kids interact in the world. Kids repeat it all… from acts of great...

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