IROQUOIS SPRINGS BLOG

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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THANKFUL for Camp

November 23, 2021

Many observe their surroundings during this time of year and recognize what the year has brought and why they are thankful. This past summer was appreciated and recognized by many as one of the most pivotal moments in our staff and camp families’...

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The Transition Home After 2021

August 12, 2021

After a whirlwind of a year and a half, camp this summer was undoubtedly one of the most life-altering experiences for all of our campers and staff. This summer, being part of the Iroquois Springs community was more than just a camp experience; it was a...

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Camp is in the air!

May 14, 2021

With time ticking, children, parents, staff members, and anyone associated with the camp world are all preparing for a season of fun, new experiences, and friendships. For the first time in a while, optimism is ubiquitous, and there is an exuberant...

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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 Correlation Between Earth Day and Camp

April 22, 2021

Throughout the year, camp communities work together to take care of, preserve, and protect their property which is home to hundreds and sometimes thousands of people during the summer season. Earth day is a day to celebrate the environment,...

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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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Sleepaway Camp in 2021

April 6, 2021

Camp in 2021 is More Important Than Ever Before Childhood is defined by interpersonal interactions beyond the scope of a digital screen. During the past year, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the forced mediated environment hindered the ability to...

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