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A "Campy" Halloween

by Stacie Hoppman on October 16,2018 in Camp Talk with No Comments

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The weather is turning colder, the leaves are falling, and the spooky decorations are coming out as everyone is preparing for Halloween. For anyone looking to add a little “camp flair” to their Halloween costume ideas, here are our top 5 suggestions: Who does everyone admire and secretly wish they could be best friends with... read more

After Summer Camp Ends

by Stacie Hoppman on August 14,2018 in Camp Staff Camp Talk with No Comments

After Summer Camp Ends

“What do you do when camp is over?” As year-round camp staff, we get this question a lot. The hustle and bustle of summer camp is an amazing and wonderful (and tiring) time of year. There’s a lot of that happens even before that first camper drives down the road for summer camp, and in... read more

50 Things I Learned at Summer Camp

by Stacie Hoppman on April 7,2018 in Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

50 Things I Learned at Summer Camp

I’m pretty good at making new friends. Blow bubbles out through your nose when you flip underwater in the pool. Mosquito bites don’t itch as much if you don’t scratch them. It would be absolutely impossible to count all of the stars in the night sky. The first night is the hardest but your counselor... read more

5 Quality Traits of a Great Camp Counselor

by Stacie Hoppman on March 20,2018 in Camp Staff Camp Talk Parents Summer Camp with No Comments

5 Quality Traits of a Great Camp Counselor

Whether you’re a parent who is thinking about sending your child to camp or a college student who is thinking about applying for a job, you might wonder what qualifications we look for in a camp counselor. After all, the counselor is one of the most important parts of the summer camp experience. It is... read more

There's No Place Like Summer Camp

by Stacie Hoppman on January 30,2018 in Camp Talk Summer Camp with No Comments

There's No Place Like Summer Camp

Now is the time when you start receiving your summer camp brochures in the mail and seeing ads show up in your social media feeds and on Google. As winter seems to drag on, we start dreaming of warmer days to come. However, it begs the question, why do we even send our kids to... read more