Category: Blog

Getting to Know George Paitich – Upper Sophomore Boys Group Leader

June 11, 2014

George hails from St. Paul, MN.  Like many boys from the Twin Cities, George grew up playing hockey, but also had a strong passion for football. This coming summer will be George’s second year at Iroquois Springs.  Prior to becoming the Upper...

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Getting to Know Larry Wilensky – Camp Historian, Storyteller, Traditional Event Specialist

June 3, 2014

Larry is truly one-of-a-kind when it comes to Iroquois Springs, or any other camp for that matter.  His history with the camp pre-dates the name change which coincided with the ownership change.  In a sense, Larry is the thread that connects the...

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Summer Camp Opportunities Promote Education

May 28, 2014

The Iroquois Springs team recently had the pleasure of attending the SCOPE (Summer Camp Opportunities Promote Education) benefit dinner.  SCOPE is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide children in need the edge to succeed in life...

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Getting To Know Emma Goodman – Junior Girls Group Leader

May 27, 2014

Emma is returning for her third summer at Iroquois Springs. She is excited to be back with the girls that she has been with since the beginning as they become Juniors this summer. Emma’s journey to Junior Girls Group Leader began when she attended...

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Getting To Know Sarah Bush – Upper Senior Girls Group Leader

May 21, 2014

This summer, Sarah will be the Group Leader for the Upper Senior Girls  (going into 9th grade).  As a group leader, Sarah is responsible for ensuring the emotional and physical well-being of her campers, while providing support and guidance to the...

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Getting To Know Tammy Zornberg – Tour Director

May 15, 2014

Getting To Know Tammy Zornberg – Tour Director As Tour Director, Tammy welcomes prospective campers and their families to Iroquois Springs, and helps to familiarize them with the facilities, the culture and the wide array of activities...

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Teaching Kids to Make Lemonade Out of Life’s Lemons

May 7, 2014

Disappointments are an unavoidable part of life.  Though wallowing may seem perfectly justified in the moment, we are all capable of choosing to look at the bright side when disappointing situations arise.  It is  hard enough for adults to deal...

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Getting to Know Taylor Bennett – Junior Boys Group Leader

May 1, 2014

Getting to Know Taylor Bennett – Junior Boys Group Leader Taylor, the Junior Boys Group Leader, works with the campers and staff in his division to create the most fun and exciting summer possible.  If anyone knows what it takes to do so, it is...

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Helping Socially Aware Kids to Process Information

April 30, 2014

Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, cable television and the 24/7 news cycle have raised the social awareness of kids today to unprecedented levels.  A generation ago, it was easy for kids to avoid dealing with social issues...

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Preparing For Summer 2014

April 23, 2014

We just passed the 70 day mark to the start of camp at Iroquois Springs, and Spring it is!  The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer and we are getting ready for another amazing summer with our camp family.  We hope you are getting...

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