Today was an absolutely gorgeous August day at our summer camp in NH. As we left our cabins to head to breakfast we were treated to a family of Canada Geese frolicking on the lake, putting on quite a show. As they honked and flapped their wings they sent the water flying, and seemed to […]
As a summer camp community we have many beloved traditions and rituals. Few are more adored than our annual music festival called Hollowpallooza. For the last 5 weeks campers and counselors have been forming bands and practicing every free minute for this special event. Tonight all of their hard work paid off in a 4-hour rock […]
Today was a great day in our overnight camp for trips, outdoor adventures, tournaments and music. Just after reveille woke us up Kenwood’s 15 and Under Tri-State Softball team began its march through our campus. Stopping at each bunk area they did warm ups, sang their psych-up song, and put on a short demonstration for […]
What an incredible 6th week of the summer! It started with a drive-in movie, and then included Hollowpallooza, Carnival, the Inter/Junior Play, Plaque and Skit Night, a fire breathing dragon eating a car, and, of course, the start of Color War! Take a look at all of the fun we had this week!
Each week of the summer I create a video highlight reel of some of my favorite moments from the past 7 days. This coming Friday I was going to use the footage that I shot at our annual music festival called Hollowpallooza, but frankly there was just too much to include the rest of what we […]
This was just another typical day here at our overnight camp in New Hampshire, but that’s what I loved about it. A typical Camp day is filled with so many special moments and I thought I’d highlight just a few. At morning assembly we celebrated the birthday of a camper and also of Music James. […]
The friendships formed at our brother-sister summer camp really do seem to last a lifetime, and as our campers, counselors and alumni keep pointing out to me, camp friends really do seem to be wherever you go!
As a camp director I visit every child who will be going to our brother-sister summer camp (either in person or virtually over Skype). It’s a chance to build a more complete understanding of who this child is, and how we can help him or her be as successful as possible as they enter our summer camp community. […]
Our campers do so many amazing things each summer. They practice for weeks in teams and play in sports tournaments against camps from around New Hampshire. They climb mountains and camp under the stars.They learn how to waterski, rock climb, and how to successfully live away from home, and they begin friendships that will last a lifetime.
I’ve written more than once this summer that at its core our overnight camp in NH is about helping our campers be their best selves. That was evident in just about every moment of today. This was our 5th Saturday of the summer, which is when we host our annual music festival called Hollowpallooza. It’s one […]
There are so many reasons why we are a 7 week summer camp, and so many reasons why our campers love the final 3 weeks of each season. Here are our top 12 reasons why staying for 7 weeks at our summer camp in NH is the best thing ever! 12. Do you know what’s […]
Songs and Sounds From Our Amazing Music Festival On #tunetuesdays we like to share music, and today we’ve got a ton of amazing music to share! On the 5th saturday of each summer our community puts on its annual music festival called Hollowpallooza. We place a 30-ft stage in the center of Camp, have a massive […]
This Hollowpallooza was an amazing special event for everyone at our summer camp in NH What a day to remember at Camp! This afternoon and evening our community came together for our 13th annual music festival called Hollowpallooza. Over the course of 5 hours our campers demonstrated every skill that we work on during the […]
Amazing activities at our brother-sister summer camp in NH As is the case almost every day, our campers were involved in a lot of trips and tournaments today. The Kenwood juniors climbed Mt. Cardigan while Kenwood’s freshmen headed out on their Belle Island canoe trip. The Evergreen 9’s, 11’s, 13’s and 15’s headed to another […]
What a night to remember at Camp! Tonight our campers demonstrated every skill that we work on during the summer. In performing in front of their friends they took healthy risks, and received positive feedback and overwhelming support in response. They were in charge of selecting their songs and arrangements, and put together their own […]