Author: Robin Wenczl

Camp Reunion & The Camp Community

December 6, 2019

The Iroquois Springs camp community is getting ready… we are just days away from the 19th Annual NY Winter Camp Reunion.  On Sunday, December 8th our camp family will gather at FunFuzion in New Roc City, for fun, friends, food, games and rides....

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Thanksgiving & Gratitude

November 27, 2019

The holiday season is just around the corner.  You can feel it in the air! Decorations are being hung, holiday music is being played, vacations are being planned, and wish lists are getting longer by the day.  But before the holidays are in...

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Social Media & Our Kids

November 19, 2019

I remember the days of bringing my three young children to the park for some playground time.  They always took off toward the swings, slides, and anything they could climb up and jump off.  They loved every minute of it, and like a true...

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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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