Monthly Archives:January 2023

CITs Learning to Lead!!

Let the countdown begin to the sunny adventurous days of summer that await the campers of Towering Pines!  Each year  I’m in awe at the changes in these boys — not only physically, but also the development in their social and emotional maturity.  It’s evident in all of them, but especially in those fellas who are embarking upon their new role as CITs (Counselors in Training). As a camp mom I have a unique opportunity to observe and interact with […]

We HEART our campers – GRAB Your PHOTO!

We are busting with excitement for one of our favorite camp holidays. This Wednesday, February 1, 2023, is National I Heart Camp Day! Help us spread the word on the importance of summer camp. Remember all those funny pictures we took of you with the “I Heart Camp” poster last summer? Well, this Tuesday, Towering Pines campers, parents, alumni and staff are encouraged to post their ” I Heart Camp” photo as their Facebook Profile.  Also, keep a look out […]

From Boys to Men . . .

There is something unbelievably spectacular that happens at Towering Pines Camp for Boys. It goes beyond what one would normally expect in a summer camp experience, and it’s been going on since the beginning of the camp’s inception. It’s not something you can find just anywhere (which is another reason that Camp TP is so unique!). I know you are waiting on the edge of your seats to find out what this very “important” thing is, and so I’m going […]

Campers Continue Their Unique Stories at Camp

I had something in my “inbox” today that made me go . . . hmmmm. “Here’s to a new chapter.  Here’s to remembering you do not have to approach this new beginning with an all new plotline.  You are allowed to work your way through this story, one page at a time. ” — MHN  (Morgan Harper Nichols) Sometimes I get overwhelmed with the idea of “ending” a year and “beginning” a new one.  What exactly does that mean for […]