Archive for July, 2019

Camp Journal 2019: Week Four

It was wonderful to see so many faces at Visitors’ Weekend. Children were delighted to share the routines and rhythms of Camp life with their families. The warm temperatures beckoned everyone to the waterfront, where campers and their visitors enjoyed swimming, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, and stand-up paddleboarding.  Of course, saying goodbye once again to loved […]

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Camp Journal 2019: Week Three

Now fully immersed in Treetops, campers have discovered how seamlessly creativity and forms of expression are woven into each and every day. Whimsical play, artistry, and craft are all encouraged. With ample inspiration from nature, children inspire each other, allowing ideas to come to life, transforming materials all around them into works of art.  After […]

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Camp Journal 2019: Week Two

By week two, Treetops is enlivened with the sights and sounds of children in tune with their natural surroundings. After slowing down and settling in, campers are much more comfortable with the rhythms of Camp life. Being at ease enables them to forge meaningful relationships with animals and nature, other children and counselors, as well […]

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Camp Journal 2019: Week One

Campers arrived on Saturday to a smattering of sun and overnight thundershowers, as well as sweeping vistas of the Adirondack High Peaks. Just days after the summer solstice, orange hawkweed, forget-me-nots, and daisies dot our fields, while the showy white blossoms of bunchberry decorate the woodlands. For the next several weeks, this spectacular setting will […]

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