Author: Robin Wenczl

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

October 18, 2016

October is National Bullying Prevention month.  A month dedicated to raising awareness of the impact bullying has on children of all ages. A month to educate and encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying. ...

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First Time Campers

May 25, 2016

Going away to sleepaway camp for the first time is exciting.  There is so much for kids to anticipate as they venture out toward greater independence, developing new skills, and making new friends. And with that excitement may come some anxiety. ...

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Getting Ready for Camp

May 18, 2016

The camp season is almost here.  You can feel it in the air.  In just a couple of months Iroquois Springs campers and staff will reunite at their summer home for another amazing summer of adventure, friendship and memories.  The winter office will...

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New Campers

May 16, 2016

This past Sunday was a fantastic day at camp. It was “New Family Orientation” and we had the pleasure of welcoming our new campers to the Iroquois Springs family. We are thankful that so many families attended this really fun and informative day of...

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Social Media and Self Esteem

May 4, 2016

Social media…it’s fun, it’s entertaining, and it’s now a prominent form of communication.  Young people (along with some older generations) everywhere love and rely on it to feel connected.  New social media sites emerge all the time,...

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Camp and College

April 27, 2016

Spring is here, and high school seniors from all over are making final decisions about what college or university they will be attending in the Fall. It’s an exciting time for students and families as they prepare for this new journey. A time for...

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Camp Teaches Sportsmanship

April 20, 2016

If you are the parent of a child who plays team sports, you have most likely witnessed a variety of activity from the sidelines.  No matter the age or skill level of the players, the bleachers are filled with both positive and negative sounds.  There...

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Emotional Intelligence

April 6, 2016

We live in a fast paced, often emotionally stressful time, where it’s not always easy to manage our feelings or tune in to the feelings of others.  There are days we yell at the kids because we’ve had a tough time at work, or judge another person...

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Never Give Up!

March 30, 2016

Imagine you are trying something for the first time. Let’s say riding a bicycle. Your goal is to learn to ride a two wheeler. You listen to instruction, focus on pedaling and finding your balance, and push forward. You successfully make it a few...

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Happiness and Well Being

March 23, 2016

If you ask any parent what they want most for their kids, they would probably say they want them to be happy. To live a life surrounded by good friends, dreams to pursue, accomplishments to be proud of, and overall well being. Happiness is not something...

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