Author: Robin Wenczl

Campers On The Run

November 13, 2019

There is a saying “all good things come to those who wait.”  And when you are a camper at sleepaway camp, there are times you have to wait for the coming of age in order to participate in certain activities.    From an early...

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Meals Together & Quality Time

November 6, 2019

The clocks have been turned back, the weather is starting to get colder, and our schedules are getting fuller by the day.  Like most families, we are all super busy with work, school, teams, clubs, and social and family obligations. ...

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Learning From Failure

October 23, 2019

Let’s face it. We all have to deal with disappointment and failure.  There will be moments when we make mistakes, have setbacks or simply fall short.  Though uncomfortable, we learn much more from failure than from...

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Difference Makers

October 15, 2019

Every summer, Camp Iroquois Springs is filled with “Difference Makers!” Staff members and campers who make a difference by being authentic, supportive, empathic, and who lead with kindness and integrity.  These “difference...

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National Bullying Prevention Month

October 8, 2019

There are so many wonderful moments to experience and new abilities to develop at sleepaway camp. Campers have the opportunity to gain greater independence, leadership, and confidence.  They can discover new interests, skills and...

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Helping Kids Manage Stress

September 28, 2019

Kids today live increasingly stressful and busy lives compared to previous generations.  There is pressure to do well in school, excel in extracurricular activities and community service, be elite athletes, have a strong network of...

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Life Skills

September 26, 2019

Ask any camper how their overnight summer camp experience was, and he or she will tell you all about the fun and exciting activities and events, the campfires and traditions, and their amazing friends and counselors.  You will hear all about the...

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Welcome Back!

September 12, 2019

Welcome back to another school year and the start of a very special countdown… the countdown to Iroquois Springs 20th summer.  We are on our way to twenty years of fun, adventure, challenges, spirit, friends, and memories. But before we get...

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Refueling at Camp

May 1, 2019

Camp is an active place where campers are constantly on the move learning new skills, challenging themselves physically, having a lot of fun and definitely working up an appetite.   Time on the lake, on the fields, and walking from activity to...

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Interpersonal Relationships & Communications

April 10, 2019

There is simply no place in the world like summer camp.  A typical day at camp involves endless moments of fun, activities, events, spirit, and most importantly face-to-face interaction and communication.  Campers sit together during...

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