Archive for July, 2018

Camp Journal 2018: Week Four

Muggy hot temperatures gave way to a smattering of rain showers this week, enlivening the forest and fields with lush shades of green. The annual flower garden bordering the pasture has exploded with color, berry bushes and garden vegetables ripe for the picking. After a month of living so closely with nature at Camp, children […]

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Camp Journal 2018: Week Three

The world slows down at Treetops. With no watches or clocks, time is measured in other ways—turning cartwheels across the Lake Hill or weaving an intricate design on a loom. Fostering creativity is at the heart of what we do at Camp, and while childhood may be fleeting, given time we can preserve its magic. […]

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Camp Journal 2018: Week Two

A sense of connectedness naturally emerges as children settle into the routines and rhythms of Camp. This week, senior campers worked together to weed the annual flower garden and mulch the rhubarb patch with our own fresh compost. To ensure that Treetops’ beloved horses can frolic safely, junior campers spent a morning picking rocks from […]

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Camp Journal 2018: Week One

The first days of summer at Camp Treetops arrived ripe with possibility and temperatures that beckoned for a long, lingering dip in Round Lake. Such heat is uncharacteristic of the Adirondacks. Nevertheless, campers have been delighting in the sun-drenched weather. At Treetops, the joys of staying cool are particularly inventive. Senior and junior camps celebrated […]

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