Tag: camp memories

The Value of Good Sportsmanship

March 19, 2014

Even though the feeling of winter is still very much in the air in the northeast, the exhibition baseball games on television make it feel as though spring has arrived.  Baseball season always brings back nostalgic feelings of days gone by for...

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Congratulations Bubba!

March 12, 2014

The Tri-State Camp Conference is only a week away, and we are getting ready to gather, learn and share with other professionals in the camp industry. It’s an amazing conference filled with educational sessions, informal networking, and...

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Should you send your child to camp?

March 4, 2014

Sending your child to overnight camp is a big decision.  You may be a lifelong camper or someone who never had an overnight camp experience…either way, taking that leap with your own child can be challenging.  We live in a time with access to our...

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Color War vs. Snowball Fight

February 27, 2014

Summer camp has an undeniable impact on those who are fortunate enough to experience it.  There is always great anticipation leading up to the first day of camp; a palpable excitement for an experience that goes by much faster than any camper or staff...

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I am a Difference Maker!

February 19, 2014

Spending the summers at overnight camp is the opportunity of a lifetime.  Camp is where amazing friendships develop, personal challenges are met and wonderful memories are made.  The fun and adventure of being a camper is...

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Camp Raises Strong Girls

February 12, 2014

The positive changes that take place in a girl’s life at summer camp are remarkable.  The days spent at camp, away from home and family, create an independence and confidence that builds a strong foundation of “Girl Power”. A summer camp...

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Unplugging & Downtime

February 5, 2014

Long holiday weekends, early dismissals and snow days…kids love them.  It’s time off to enjoy with friends and family, take a break from school and maybe even get outside to play in the snow.  And if you are a typical family, more time for kids to...

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5 Life Lessons Learned From Sleep-Away Camp

January 22, 2014

For sleep-away campers, the end of June brought endless smiles. School closed for two whole months and our second family greeted us with open arms. Mornings were spent with sleepy-eyed bunk mates and nights came alive with laughter. Days were filled...

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It’s Wonderful Having a Sibling at Camp

January 15, 2014

The winter months bring colder weather, shorter days, more indoor activities, and a lot more time together.  Staying indoors can be comforting when the temperature drops, that is until the bickering between siblings starts.  For those of us in a...

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Traditions and Rituals

December 4, 2013

The holidays are upon us, and so is the time to follow family customs and traditions as we celebrate and enjoy this time of year.  It may be making latkes for Chanukah, decorating the tree for Christmas, going ice skating in Central Park, or watching...

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