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Camp Big Brothers and Big Sisters Become Friends and Mentors

Years ago I heard famed child psychologist Michael Thompson give a speech to an audience of parents considering sending their children to summer camp. That night he said something that has stuck with me for years. Camp, he said, is an incredibly powerful social experience for children for many reasons, and one of the best […]

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Very Happy Campers | Teaching Resilience, Creativity and Adaptability

Teaching our very happy campers important lessons about resilience and adaptability It was already hot when we woke up this morning. By 11am it was well into the 90’s and muggy. As always, our campers were total troopers, and more than once I heard someone say “hey, at least it’s not snowing!” After the winter […]

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