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Countdown to Camp

Posted by on March 12, 2013

100 DAYS UNTIL CAMP STARTS WHOOO-HOOOO!!!! (Kim Wenzl Aycock) Summer 2013 officially begins on Saturday, June 22nd!!!   GET EXCITED!!!   WE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE YOU THERE!!! 

The Value of Camp Experiences Today

Posted by on February 22, 2013

Teach Your Children Well by Madeline Levine by Kim Wenzl Aycock(with excerpts from Camping Magazine) JoAnne and I were recently in Dallas attending the American Camp Association’s annual national conference.  It is always a great time to network with other camp professionals, learn about trends and emerging topics in the industry from some amazing speakers, and to explore new ideas and resources for camp. Best-selling author and psychologist Madeline Levine was one of the keynote speakers at the conference.  With […]

On Our Way to AWESOME!

Posted by on February 8, 2013

On Our Way to AWESOME! by Kim Wenzl Aycock My nephew passed along a link to a video recently that really has me thinking about how the world would be so AWESOME if we lived it like we do at summer camp!  If you haven’t seen this yet, get ready to SMILE… A Pep Talk from Kid President to You  (3:28) *Camp is NOT boring…each day brings new and exciting adventures! *At camp we are all on the same team. […]

Future Leaders at Work and Play

Posted by on January 28, 2013

Future Leaders at Work and Play posted by Kim Wenzl Aycock While at a regional American Camp Association meeting recently, I saw this sign on an early morning run as I was coming back into the camp where we were staying.  I couldn’t wait to get my phone so that I could take a picture and share with you here!   How the camp experience has changed lives is one of the most powerful benefits of camp.  Camp, and the experiences […]

Alumni Corner! – Jeff Clapper

Posted by on January 7, 2013

Do you ever wonder what Towering Pines does for your sons???  A very successful, Jeff Clapper, writes about his memories of Towering Pines and how it impacted his life:  After several envious years hearing all about Towering Pines from my friend Paul Frederiksen, I started going to TP when I was 10 and continued every summer until I was 18. It was a great chance to try all kinds of activities that I never would have tried in school or […]