Author: Robin Wenczl

Living in the Moment at Camp

September 28, 2022

“Living in the moment.” It’s a popular expression that comes to mind when we feel overwhelmed and distracted by our fast-paced lives. It’s the idea of being present without dwelling on the past or worrying about the future and giving our full...

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CIT Summer Experience

September 7, 2022

The new school year is underway, and we hope that everyone is off to a great start. From elementary school-age campers all the way to high school, we know that everything you learned at camp will carry you through a fantastic year.  You learned to...

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Summer 2022 Wrap-up

August 16, 2022

It’s been about two weeks since the buses rolled out of Rock Hill, and it’s hard to believe that another camp season is over. Summer 2022 at Iroquois Springs was in a word… AMAZING! It was a summer filled with exciting activities and events, loved...

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Summer 2022… Here We Come!

June 1, 2022

June has finally arrived, and that means camp is just around the corner!  After what felt like a winter that never ended here in the Northeast, we can, at last, see warmer days ahead as we prepare for summer 2022 at Iroquois Springs. As the IS crew gets...

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Autonomy at Camp!

April 29, 2022

There are so many wonderful and valuable experiences that take place at overnight camp. Camp allows children to grow and develop by providing them with healthy and meaningful opportunities that help build their sense of identity. The camp...

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Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

March 29, 2022

A sleepaway summer camp experience brings so many positive and memorable moments to a young person’s life. Kids who attend summer camp are not only making lifelong friends and having fun in the great outdoors, they are developing important life...

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First-Time Camp Families

February 22, 2022

The weather is slowly starting to warm up here in the Northeast, and we couldn’t be more excited. The change in seasons is a sure sign that camp is just around the corner. We can’t wait to welcome everyone back for Summer 2022. The IS Crew has been...

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Praising The Process

January 27, 2022

The effects of praise on children can be very powerful. Words of encouragement and support can create self-confidence and resiliency, even when kids are faced with difficult challenges. Praise that recognizes a child’s choices and efforts can...

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The Importance of Camp During the Pandemic

January 6, 2022

Here we are, welcoming a new year with well wishes and the hope that 2022 will bring an end to what has been a long two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new year is typically a time for celebration and new beginnings, but for many children and teens, the...

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Packing New Camper

May 12, 2021

Packing your camper for their first overnight camp experience can bring mixed emotions. There is great excitement in this first step toward your child’s summer of fun, friendship and independence, but it can also feel a bit overwhelming. There is...

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