K&E Blog

Hobby Nights and Pajama Parties at our overnight camp in NH

The second week of the summer has begun and we had a lot going on today. There were many, many day and overnight trips, including an Evergreen 15-and-Under Lacrosse tournament (which we won!), a Kenwood 1st Year Seniors 3-day expedition up Mt Washington, all of Evergreen’s Junior Campers at a water park, and Hut 6’s […]

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Ultimate Capture the Flag and the return of Battle of the Wits!

After the game both camps had a quick swim, and then we had an amazing dinner cooked by Chef Charles. Then the entire camp came together in the theater for the return of another much-loved Camp event: Battle of the Wits. Started by our former Owner/Director Arthur Sharenow decades ago, this is an event designed […]

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Old and new traditions in our summer camp dining hall

Tonight we both created a new tradition and brought one back that had been gone for almost 2 decades. When our campers and counselors arrived at Assembly our Evergreen Head Counselor Courtney was holding up signs for each month of the year. Everyone was curious as she began handing them out to different campers and […]

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Do you do anything to celebrate the 4th of July at your Camp?

When I’m visiting a future camper in his or her home one of the questions they almost always ask is “do you guys do anything fun for the 4th of July?” After I finish describing what we do to celebrate the holiday most simply respond with one word: Wow. Today was absolutely a “wow” kind of […]

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Campfire traditions that create a deep sense of belonging and meaning

We know that entering a new community can be hard for even the most extroverted person. Campfires are one of our favorite ways to help welcome new campers and counselors join our extended camp family, and help make sure they know our community’s norms, values and traditions. This short video is a look into what […]

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We pack so much fun into a single Camp day!

We woke up this morning to the first reveille of the summer, and Scott’s announcement “everybody up…it’s going to be a BEAUTIFUL day today. Rise and shine!” And a beautiful day it most certainly was. 

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Announcing our newly renovated Camp Gymnasium!

For over 60 years one of the most beloved buildings on the Kenwood and Evergreen campus has been our gymnasium. We are thrilled to announce that after almost a year of hard work it has been fully renovated and is ready for the summer of 2018!

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Scott’s 12-year project of a Child Protection Improvements Act becomes law!

Twelve long years ago Scott Brody, Owner & Director of our overnight camp in NH, began working on a passion project. The goal was to help create and pass federal legislation that would allow summer camps access to FBI fingerprint background checks when vetting possible volunteers and employees. Criminal background checks are an essential part […]

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