Author: Robin Wenczl

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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The Countdown is on!

April 15, 2021

The countdown to Summer 2021 is on…. in less than 75 days the Iroquois Springs family will be together once again.  Words cannot express how happy and excited we all are to welcome the IS family back to their summer home!!! Being able to...

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Keep Moving!

March 22, 2021

It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since the world as we know it changed in so many significant ways. The pandemic has challenged us to adapt to what school, work, socializing, and everyday life look like. We have learned how to social...

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Meal Times Together

December 15, 2020

It’s hard to believe the holiday season is here and 2021 is just around the corner. The Thanksgiving turkey has been served and the holiday celebrations and festivities will soon be in full swing.  Preparing for the holidays can be hectic, as plans...

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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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