Category: Dare to Explore in 1-4!

TP Reunion “Rap” 3

Here are the final updates from the reunion in Chicago last month.  Campers were interviewed to find out 1) what is the favorite thing about school this year, 2) what activities campers do when they are not in school, 3) any fun trips taken or planned, and 4) what each camper is looking forward to next summer. CJ, Caden, Jake, Christian CJ: 1) new teachers, 2) play sports, 3) Springfield, 4) trying new activities Caden: 1) gym, 2) hang out […]

TP Reunion “Rap”

The whole gang! As you can see, we had a FABULOUS turn out for the annual Chicago reunion the weekend before Thanksgiving!  In a series of blogs in the upcoming weeks, we will give you an update about the TP boys who joined us for the afternoon to watch the 2014 camp video, flip through the new scrapbook, relive camp memories, and of course, to eat yummy treats.  Jake St was the winner of the “how many more days until […]

We Give Thanks for Camp!

Happy Turkey Day from Cabin 5! In this season of Giving Thanks, the boys from Cabin 5 show their thanks for spending a summer at camp (see poster)!  Campers are not the only ones who are grateful for the opportunity to be at Towering Pines for 6-weeks.  According to a recent blog from the Huffington Post, Pennsylvania camp owners, Mitch and Stephanie Reiter, note that parents are thankful for the many things the camp experience offers for their children as […]

Camp Reunion Day – See You There!

November is a notoriously happy time for a lot of reasons, namely the first snowfall, imminent holidays and promise of winter break in less than a month. But as a winter chill enters the air, it also brings about a certain nostalgia, because it feels like camp has never been further away. At least while it was still warm out, we could pretend like Eagle River was still within our reach, as if we had only just left the Northwoods […]

Learning to be Gentlemen

Happy Back-to-School from Cabin 7 Happy Back-to-School!  We are starting our monthly blog sponsors again for this year, so a big thank you to Cabin 7 for getting the ball rolling for our September post!  Here are a couple of “feel-good” back-to-school stories from a current camper and two alums.  What kids learn at camp DOES matter and IS transferred to situations at home or school – we have proof!  How will you be a gentleman this year?! Story #1: […]