Category: Create Your Own Scene in ’17

Camp on Your Resume – Part 1

We have started a new format for connecting with staff this year and are holding monthly meetings via Zoom as a way to see each other (think mini-reunion!) and discuss pertinent topics of interest relating to camp.  Recently we asked 4 alums to join us and share their insight on how working as a counselor at Woodland or Towering Pines has benefited their career (and life!) success.  Let me just say that we were BLOWN AWAY by what our panelists […]

Cabin 7 Reminds Us That It Is Reunion Time!

As families start to make plans to gather for the holidays, our camp “family” comes together as well for the annual Camp Reunion in the Chicago area.  Cabin 7 is decked out in “everything TP” and hopes to see you at Jeff & Jenny’s house on Saturday, November 18th, around 3:30 pm! Here is a little more about the campers from Iroquois: What was the highlight of your summer? Jack: I caught a tree frog during Olympics. Gabe: Water-skiing on […]

Happy Halloween from Cabin 6!

A little more about Cheyenne (Cabin 6): What was the highlight of your summer? Mitchell: when I passed my Red Yoeman in archery; it took me a whole summer to pass it! Tanner: getting bucked off a horse; it was a new experience Matt: Olympics because I like the competition and I got a lot better at tennis Henry: when I got my first qualifier in archery Domenic: shooting a 50 in riflery Pablo: when I passed to sitting in […]

Happy Back to School from Cabin 11!

I think it is safe to say that by now everyone is “back to school”!  As much as we would like to stretch out summer as much as possible, somehow those lazy days quickly turn to carpools, backpacks, homework, extracurricular activities, and counting the days until camp begins once again! Throughout the upcoming year, each month will have a blog that is “sponsored” by a different Towering Pines cabin from the Summer of 2017.  Each camper wrote his “best moments at camp”…here […]

Create Your Own Scene: Cabins 8, 11, and CIT’s

2017 was a summer where we CREATED OUR OWN SCENE! See what the campers from Cabins 8, 11, & CIT’s had to say: CABIN 8 Ethan: I got better at many things including swimming, TP players, and sailing Perry: TP Players Bryce: I was in TP Players, and I improved in sailing and archery Alex: doing well in TP Players Santiago: by being nice to others and caring about them Ray: I focused on Riflery and shot really well this […]