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The Blessing of the Least Favorite Activity

Wendy Mogel’s best selling book, The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, resonated with me. I can relate much of her message to camp and to my own family.   I heard Dr. Mogel speak at a camp conference several years ago, and she continues to be active in the camp community.  Many of our camp parents…


10 Reasons I Heart Camp

In honor of “I Heart Camp” Day (February 1), here are 10 reasons why, as a parent, I love camp for my own kids 1.  Gets them Outside! Camp gets my kids OUTSIDE, breathing fresh air, watching spectacular sunsets, and getting their sweatshirts full of campfire smoke smell. 2.  Makes them Happy! My kids smile…