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...read more
Never Give Up!
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...read more
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. This campaign, founded in 2006 by the non-profit organization PACER (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights), was created to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention. What...read more
Our Comfort Zone
The concept of stepping outside of one’s comfort zone is something we truly believe in and practice at camp. It is not just a message we communicate on our video, web site, and in our literature, but something we apply to all aspects of camp life....read more
Should you send your child to camp?
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...read more
Happy New Year 2014
The New Year is quickly approaching, and for many of us it brings the excitement of a fresh start. A time to think about what we want in 2014, and the goals that will get us there. If you have yet to come up with a New Year’s resolution, here is a great...read more
Protecting our Children
I was watching my son’s baseball game this past weekend, and overheard the banter that was taking place in the dugout. While most kids were talking about the game, or getting ready for their turn at bat, there was one boy who was teasing another...read more
The Good Times of Summer 2013
It’s hard to believe that summer 2013 has ended and we had to say “so long” to our incredible campers and amazing staff that made this camp season so memorable. By now everyone is back to their home routines and hopefully enjoying the remainder...read more
What Can You Expect From The End Of Summer
Written by: Bob Ditter, L.C.S.W. a child, adolescent, and family therapist in Boston, Massachusetts For many parents the send off (to camp) requires enough emotional and logistical effort that there is no time to think about where all this work...read more