Category: Blog

Making Decisions at Camp

March 8, 2017

Summer camp is filled with so many exceptional opportunities for kids.  They get to experience the great outdoors, participate in amazing activities, learn new skills, develop lifelong friendships and gain much independence.  This last one,...

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Healthy Eating

February 11, 2015

Camp may be covered in snow, but that does not stop us from working on new projects for the upcoming summer. This year, one of the projects we are excited to announce is the new kitchen and expanded dining room we are creating. The new kitchen equipment...

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Good Sportsmanship and Maximum Effort

February 4, 2015

Virtually everyone who has ever played competitive sports has been involved in a one-sided game. Even though “mercy rules” have been adopted at the youth sports level to some degree, these rules do not eliminate the possibility of a game getting...

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Self Compassion

January 27, 2015

One of the many great messages we communicate, as well as demonstrate, at Iroquois Springs is “be nice”. We value treating one another with kindness, respect and compassion. We know the message is well received by how welcoming and supportive...

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Happy New Year!

January 7, 2015

Happy New Year! The holidays are over and 2015 has arrived. The start of the New Year is the perfect time to reflect on the past year and make plans for the year ahead.   January 1st is a traditional time to celebrate a new beginning and set goals and...

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How Kids Benefit From Unplugging

December 27, 2014

One of the biggest challenges that parents face nowadays is monitoring how much time their kids spend in front of screens. The ubiquity of technology (computers, tablets, phones and other handheld devices), along with increased television...

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Holiday Season 2014

December 17, 2014

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year for so many reasons. It’s a season filled with fun, family, friends, celebrations, vacations, and time off from work and school. It’s the perfect time to catch up with family and friends, celebrate...

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The Great Outdoors

December 3, 2014

The leaves have fallen, and winter is just around the corner. Though the change of season is welcome as we plan for the holidays, vacations, and celebrations with friends and family…here in the Northeast, the coming of winter also brings the cold....

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Giving Thanks

November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving is here and people all over the US are getting ready to gather with family and friends, watch a little football, and of course eat some turkey. The history of Thanksgiving originated with the pilgrims and the thanks given for their...

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Friendship

November 19, 2014

There is nothing better in the world than a true friend. Friends are the people who support, encourage and give us a sense of belonging. Friends stand by us, through thick and thin, they elevate and inspire us. Friends bring value to our lives. Research...

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