Category: Camp News

Reunion Rap #2 2017

What is your favorite thing about school this year? Mitchell: Math and recess Gabe: Hanging out with friends Alex: Spending time with my friends Ray: More freedom as an 8th grader and more things to do Ben: Being at New Trier Jake: English class What activities do you participate in or what do you like to do when you are not in school? Mitchell: Soccer and will soon join baseball Gabe: Swimming, soccer with friends Alex: I enjoy hanging out […]

Reunion Rap #1 2017

We had a FABULOUS turn out for the annual Chicago reunion the weekend before Thanksgiving! Here is an update about the TP boys who joined us for the afternoon to watch the 2017 camp video, flip through the new scrapbook, relive camp memories, and of course, to eat yummy treats.  If we were not able to connect with you at this event, please feel free to share your news with us for a future post. What is your favorite thing about school this […]

Camp on Your Resume – Part 1

We have started a new format for connecting with staff this year and are holding monthly meetings via Zoom as a way to see each other (think mini-reunion!) and discuss pertinent topics of interest relating to camp.  Recently we asked 4 alums to join us and share their insight on how working as a counselor at Woodland or Towering Pines has benefited their career (and life!) success.  Let me just say that we were BLOWN AWAY by what our panelists […]

Cabin 7 Reminds Us That It Is Reunion Time!

As families start to make plans to gather for the holidays, our camp “family” comes together as well for the annual Camp Reunion in the Chicago area.  Cabin 7 is decked out in “everything TP” and hopes to see you at Jeff & Jenny’s house on Saturday, November 18th, around 3:30 pm! Here is a little more about the campers from Iroquois: What was the highlight of your summer? Jack: I caught a tree frog during Olympics. Gabe: Water-skiing on […]

Happy Halloween from Cabin 6!

A little more about Cheyenne (Cabin 6): What was the highlight of your summer? Mitchell: when I passed my Red Yoeman in archery; it took me a whole summer to pass it! Tanner: getting bucked off a horse; it was a new experience Matt: Olympics because I like the competition and I got a lot better at tennis Henry: when I got my first qualifier in archery Domenic: shooting a 50 in riflery Pablo: when I passed to sitting in […]