K&E Blog

The power of a weekend cell phone holiday for our teen campers

Our annual Senior Camper Winter Weekend just ended and it could not have been a better event. About 80 of our teen campers, counselors and leadership team spent the weekend hanging out together at our sleepaway camp in New Hampshire, and from start-to-finish it was all about fun times and good friends. We played in […]

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Day 2 of our incredible annual Senior Camper Winter Weekend!

So what did our campers do on this second day of our Senior Camper Winter Weekend? Woke up to a gorgeous NH winter morning! Had an delicious gourmet breakfast Went skating and walking around our beautiful lake Played a game called “Broomball”  Tried ice fishing for the first time Went sledding all over our campus […]

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Our 17th Annual Senior Camper Winter Weekend Has Begun!

It’s the start of our 17th annual, totally amazing Senior Camper Winter Weekend at our summer camp In NH! At 11am this morning the journey began, and it always feels to me like a trip on the Hogwarts express (minus the owls and chocolate frogs). About 50 Kenwood and Evergreen campers and counselors and I boarded a private Amtrak […]

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Our annual Super Bowl Bingo Cards for all of our camp friends!

Our annual Super Bowl Bingo Cards for our camp friends around the world are here and ready for you to download, print and play! This year we’ve made 18 unique cards to help you enjoy Sunday even more. As you watch the big game mark off each square when you see something happen that corresponds with your card. Get […]

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Announcing a new and exciting contest series: #CampInAParkingLot

“Our community is about the people and the times we spend together. We could have Camp in a parking lot if we needed to!” I think I first heard our camp’s Owner/Director Scott Brody proudly make that claim almost 20 years ago, and it feels as true today as it did then. Just this past weekend […]

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Hanging with our camp friends at our biggest reunion of the year!

This weekend we hosted our biggest camper reunion of the entire year! Almost 200 campers, and a whole lot of counselors and parents gathered at Chelsea Piers in Stamford, CT for an evening of hanging out with camp friends. It’s so incredible to watch how excited everyone is to see each other after months apart, […]

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A huge thank you to this summer’s Medical Team and Office Staff

As #CampCounselorAppreciationWeek draws to an end we want to say a huge thank you to unsung groups in the Kenwood and Evergreen staff family: our Office Staff and our Medical team. During the summer they interact with campers, parents and staff 100’s of times per day, and make a huge difference in the quality of […]

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Thanks to our Bunk Counselors during #CampCounselorAppreciationWeek!

It’s day #5 of our Camp Counselor Appreciation Week and we want to send out a huge thank you to all of our incredible counselors who lived in bunks and lodges with our campers this summer. The members of this group go by many titles — Bunk Counselor, General Counselor, Junior Counselor and Unit Leader — and […]

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Thank you to a friend in Mexico during #campcounselorappreciationweek

Last weekend Catherine & I travelled exactly 3618km from Sharon MA to Puebla Mexico on a quest to hire more amazing Kenwood & Evergreen summer employees.  During our time in Mexico we met dozens of potential new recruits, and were also joined by our camp friend Salvador Marin. Salvador, or “Chava” as he is known […]

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Thank you to our Specialists during Camp Counselor Appreciation Week!

We’re three days into Camp Counselor Appreciation Week and we want to send out a huge thank you to a group we call our Specialists. These are our many sports coaches, art teachers, lifeguards, ropes course instructors, performing arts counselors and anyone else who ran an activity area at our sleepaway camp this past summer. 

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Camp Counselor and Staff Appreciation Week Begins at Our Sleepaway Camp in NH!

Today begins our 1st annual Camp Counselor Appreciation Week! Our sleepaway camp community wouldn’t be as fun, exciting, safe, nurturing or life changing without the 200+ dedicated bunk counselors, sports coaches, arts teachers, lifeguards, kitchen staff, medical team, office associates or maintenance and housekeeping members who dedicate their lives each summer to making this such […]

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Do Siblings Need to Go to Overnight Camp Together? A magazine asked us

Finding the right sleepaway camp for your family is no easy feat, especially if you are unsure of whether or not all of the children in your home should attend the same camp! Different overnight camps create different outcomes. Some focus on specific sports, arts, outdoor or aquatic skills, while others offer more generalized programs […]

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Camp friends of all ages hanging out during the month of December

We get so much pleasure seeing how much our campers, counselors, parents and alumni enjoying being with each other throughout the entire year. During the month of the December we were especially pleased to see that Kenwood and Evergreen camp friends took time out of their busy lives to hang out with each other across […]

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