Author: Lee

Honoring John Jordan for A Lifetime of Achievement

Posted by on May 8, 2016

John Jordan, founder of Towering Pines Camp, recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Camping and was honored at a banquet sponsored by SCOPE Midwest (Summer Camp Opportunities Promote Education).  JoAnne Jordan Trimpe represented the Jordan family and read the following tribute to her father’s life at the ceremony. First, those people who receive lifetime achievement awards are the long distance runners of our species. They pass you in the streets, we see them at work, in our churches, and we […]

I Heart Camp Day photos are ready!

Posted by on January 29, 2016

It’s that time of year again!!!  February 1, 2018 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. Well, on February 1, 2018 Camp Woodland campers, parents, alumni and staff are encouraged to post their ” I heart Camp” photo as their Facebook Profile. Don’t have Facebook? Here are a few ideas to show the world (or just […]

December 7, 2015 – International Towering Pines Camp T-shirt Day!

Posted by on December 6, 2015

Celebrate 200 days until camp with us by participating in our first annual International Towering Pines T-shirt day! Towering Pines campers, parents, and staff are encouraged to post a photo to Instagram using #tp4boystshirtday on  Decemeber 7, 2015.  Everyone who participates will be eligible to win new camp gear.   Don’t have instagram? Here are a few ideas to celebrate International Towering Pines t-shirt day: Snap a photo or your camper wearing  their camp gear to school and email it to: campwoodlandtp@gmail.com! (still be eligible to win camp clothing) Post camp […]

Towering Pines Camp Madness!

Posted by on March 28, 2015

Happy Spring everyone! It’s March again and we all know that means in the camp world – less than 100 days to camp!  It also means the start of the  NCAA Basketball Tournament (better known as March Madness).  The President of the United States admits his basketball brackets are already busted!  Well, we decided that instead of basketball brackets, we would make our own camp activity brackets.  We filled it with some of your favorite Towering Pines activities, for you […]

I Heart Camp Day February 1, 2015!

Posted by on January 30, 2015

February 1, 2015 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. Well, on February 1, 2015 Camp Woodland campers, parents, and staff are encouraged to post their ” I heart Camp” photo as their Facebook Profile. Don’t have Facebook? Here are a few ideas to show the world (or just your friends) how much camp […]