Monthly Archives:June 2017

Welcome New Campers!

Posted by on June 24, 2017

  Alex Harlow (right) – TP Camper from Texas Dear New Camper, Camp Towering Pines is truly a life changing experience. For over 15 summers I made the journey from Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas to Eagle River, Wisconsin. I traveled by car, airplane and sometimes even a bus. I have been a camper, a C.I.T. and a counselor. My first experience at Towering Pines was in 2001. I was only seven years old and no idea what I had gotten myself into. […]

Please Don’t Pack My Phone When I Head to Camp!

Posted by on June 8, 2017

  Dear Mom, I know you have mixed feelings about me not bringing my cell phone to camp.  You are used to communicating with me multiple times a day and getting messages that I forgot my lunch, soccer practice is running late, or that I have a math test tomorrow.  I’m sure it will feel strange not texting or calling while I am away. Here are a few reasons why it is good for me to “unplug” while I am […]

Last, But Not Least!

Posted by on June 2, 2017

This wraps up the “Best Moments” from summer 2016…we are already looking forward to see what “Create Your Own Scene in 2017” brings!   Best Moments from Cabin 8: What is one moment you will never forget? Neil: Pirate Day because my team won! Matthew: Passing out of instructional swim. Alex: When the Turkey Hams won TP Olympics. Gianni: Sailing with all of my friends in an X-boat and going on the Big Hobie on a really windy day. Rodrigo: Sailing with […]