K&E Blog

Special events, Free Time, and some things you might bring to Camp!

The start of camp is just about 2 weeks away, and I know that both parents and campers are getting really excited. SO IS THE ENTIRE CAMP LEADERSHIP TEAM! In recent days we’ve had a number of new families reach out with 2 important questions: 1) “what do kids like to do during their free time” […]

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Helping new campers be independent at overnight camp this summer

Sometimes I forget how important it is to explain every facet of a situation to children. Recently, my kids made the switch from baths with baby liquid soap to showering with bar soap. When I asked him how he felt about this he remarked “I don’t know…it’s so dry and sticky. I’m just not sure […]

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New Camper Questions About Meals, Food Allergies and Bed Wetting

Here it is: the latest installment of our blog series “Answering New Camper Questions”. In recent weeks I’ve written about the bus ride to camp, what you might want to bring for special events, and how laundry works. This week it’s all about how meals work, how we help keep our campers with food allergies […]

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Answering New Camper Questions: So What Is Bedtime At Camp Like?

The most common questions we are getting from new parents and campers are about bedtime. Is there a set bedtime at Kenwood and Evergreen? Am I allowed to read after lights out? What if I need extra time or attention from a counselor? As part of our weekly blog series “Answering New Camper Questions” this week we’d like […]

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