Monthly Archives:June 2018

So Many Choices, so Little Summer…

Posted by on June 28, 2018

So Many Choices, so Little Summer… One of the great things about going to summer camp is the opportunity to try new activities and/or enjoy old hobbies that you can’t easily do at home. Recognizing the importance of personal growth via the process of learning new skills, Towering Pines offers 17 unique activities to your boys each session, along with several additional cabin activities, free swim, and evening workshops! And, to their credit, your boys are making the most of the […]

Having Fun is Hard Work!

Posted by on June 22, 2018

“Camp is sooooo much fun!!!” Yep.  You’re preaching to the choir my friend.  Many of us schedule our entire year around the opportunity to get back to Towering Pines each summer. But getting camp ready for fun is….well, …a bit less fun. By the time the campers arrive, Towering Pines will be a beautiful, inviting place for the summer. It’ll practically be screaming; “Come have fun! I’ve got lakes, forests, fields filled with tennis courts, canoes, sail boats, canoes, fishing, […]

Let’s Pack for Camp like Pros!

Posted by on June 8, 2018

Thank you Judy for your veteran tips for packing your son!  Judy’s brothers went to Towering Pines, while Judy attended Camp Woodland. Judy is a longtime supporter of the camp experience and has been a camp mom for over 5 year summers! Tools Pro Tip: I learned from a former boss that “any job is easier when you have the right tools” Stick on Labels (from Silver Sharpie Black Sharpie Black permanent ink clothing rubber stamp with LAST NAME […]

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

Posted by on June 5, 2018

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 camp […]