Author: Angie Ziller

Cabin 7 looks forward to a New Year and A Place to Grow in 2-0!!

As we approach 2020, we look ahead to the potential that a new year and a new decade brings. It seems with each new year there’s usually discussion about creating resolutions, setting goals and developing positive habits. So how does this all relate to camp?  Well, let me connect some of these dots!! Camp provides a plethora of opportunities in which kids can set goals and work hard to attempt to reach these. Having six weeks in which to progress […]

Gifts that Promote the Spirit of Camp!!!

With the holidays just around the corner, I am definitely feeling a time crunch.  I really like to enjoy these moments with family and friends, but a lot of my time is spent on thinking of gift ideas!!  So much emphasis is put on technology and often times kids feel like they’re missing out if they aren’t part of the technology craze.   It can be very challenging to think of gifts that promote education, learning and creativity which are […]

Reunion Rap . . .

It was so awesome to have a full house at the 2019 Camp Reunion in Chicago.  Whenever you get a group of camp friends together, chances are you’re going to hear a lot of laughter, see an abundance of smiling faces and relive many fun adventures from summers past.  This year’s reunion was no exception!!  We enjoyed seeing so many of our camp family and catching up on what’s been going on with life since the end of summer.  For […]

An “Attitude of Gratitude” from Cabin 6!!

With Thanksgiving this week, we’d like to express an Attitude of Gratitude for all of our camp family.  This is the perfect time to thank our wonderful camp families for sharing their children with us each summer at Towering Pines!!  We’d also like to take the opportunity to thank our counselors and staff for sharing their time and talents each summer so that we can create experiences for the campers that are both memorable and impactful.  The gift that keeps on […]

Sporting Their TP Pride

We take sporting TP wear pretty seriously at Towering Pines!!  After all, these boys want to look good after a refreshing soap dip in Lake Nokomis or Clear Lake. The guys, campers and counselors alike, are all about making their best impression just in case some of those Woodland girls happen to come by for an evening activity or friendly competition.  There are also plenty of opportunities for the boys to show off their TP attire at the annual Red, […]