Monthly Archives:May 2016

Happy Spring from Cabins 8 and 5!

Posted by on May 15, 2016

Cabin 8 and Little Bunny Foo-Foo Best Moments: Cabin 8 Most proud: Caden: winning the “weirdest” camper of the week Seth: winning cabin clean-up Iker: surviving 6th period soccer and playing against Red Arrow George: I am better at archery this year Alec: being part of barn crew and senior horse show Alex: improving in tennis and riflery Pedro: winning cabin clean-up Sebas: playing soccer with my best friends Best thing that happened to me at camp: Caden: being “king […]

Honoring John Jordan for A Lifetime of Achievement

Posted by on May 8, 2016

John Jordan, founder of Towering Pines Camp, recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Camping and was honored at a banquet sponsored by SCOPE Midwest (Summer Camp Opportunities Promote Education).  JoAnne Jordan Trimpe represented the Jordan family and read the following tribute to her father’s life at the ceremony. First, those people who receive lifetime achievement awards are the long distance runners of our species. They pass you in the streets, we see them at work, in our churches, and we […]