Today was one of those days where I kept saying to myself “our kids and staff really seem to love this place”. No matter where I went — activities, in the bunks, the kitchen, a soccer tournament — I saw the people in our community cheering, supporting one another, and simply having the best time […]
For many years our summer camp community has supported a charity called “Mickey’s Kids”. Named after former K&E counselor & camp parent Mickey Dank, it raises money to make the overnight camp experience available for children from economically disadvantaged families.
What is the Mickeys Kids SwimAThon?
We spend a lot of time at our brother-sister summer camp in New Hampshire talking about how to make the world a better place. We teach our campers not only how to be more empathetic, but also the art of conflict resolution and compromise. It results in charitable efforts like the bake sale that our 8 and […]
Growing up in the Kenwood and Evergreen camp community was extremely powerful for me. Over each 7 week period I learned life skills that are skill an important part of my life to this day. It’s one of the reasons that more than 30 years after starting as a camper it is still the most […]
If you are a current parent at our brother-sister summer camp you received an email yesterday about a charity we are associated with called Mickey’s Kids. For almost 15 years it has been dedicated to providing camp scholarships to children from economically disadvantaged families. For those new to our community you may be unfamiliar with […]
Today was a lovely day at our overnight camp, from start to finish. When I woke up the camp just after 7:30am the sun was shining and everything looked beautiful. As is the case on such nice days, everyone walked up to breakfast in a really good mood. From there until the sun set everywhere […]
Dear Camp Parents, This week we wanted to let you know about the Camp Store (what it is and how you can fund it for your camper) and our policies and guidelines for sending any spending money for your child. As always, please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions! Warmly, […]
Dear Camp Parents, We recently sent you some information about Mickey’s Kids, our amazing charitable partner organization (please click HERE to view it again). As mentioned then, we are emailing today to let you know about how you and your campers can help to support Mickey’s Kids and the work that they do for their […]
The first 2014 off-season event for our brother-sister summer camp community It’s time for our brother-sister summer camp’s first off-season event of the fall! Each September a charity golf tournament is held to raise the money necessary to fund the tuition of the Mickey’s Kids campers. The 13th annual tournament will take place on Monday, September […]