Monthly Archives:March 2017

Why I Choose Towering Pines!

Posted by on March 24, 2017

JoAnne and Kim Co-Ed Show 1991 Because I moved on from Woodland/Towering Pines after a 12-year stint as counselor, program director, waterfront director, and eventually assistant director, and then returned after a 14 year hiatus, I am often asked by fellow alumni why I chose to come back.  In the time I was away, I as the associate director at a much larger all-girls camp in the mountains of Western North Carolina full-time for 8 years. There are 60+ camps in three neighboring counties […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Apache!

Posted by on March 17, 2017

Best Moments from Cabin 12 (Apache): What is one moment at camp you will never forget? Jakob: When I got my Gold Archer. Ryan: Joining Barn Crew. Eli: Winning cabin clean-up. James: Skindiving. ———————————————————————————– What is something adventurous you did this summer? Jakob: When I went to the Ropes Course. Ryan: Going to the Ropes Course. Eli: Going to Cathy’s (after winning cabin clean-up). James: Skindiving. Describe an achievement for which you are most proud: Jakob: When I got my Gold Archer. Ryan: Being a part of Barn Crew. […]

The Power of Play

Posted by on March 8, 2017

The Power of Play The winter months are exciting as we prepare for the upcoming summer. Often we are asked, “so, what do you do in the off-season?” Believe it or not, this time of year can be just as busy as the summer months! We are meeting new and returning campers at camp fairs and open houses, putting together our staff team, checking out new program ideas and resources, and connecting with our camp family via various social media […]