Towering Pines Blog

From Boys to Men . . .

There is something unbelievably spectacular that happens at Towering Pines Camp for Boys. It goes beyond what one would normally expect in a summer camp experience, and it’s been going on since the beginning of the camp’s inception. It’s not something you can find just anywhere (which is another reason that Camp TP is so unique!). I know you are waiting on the edge of your seats to find out what this very “important” thing is, and so I’m going […]

Campers Continue Their Unique Stories at Camp

I had something in my “inbox” today that made me go . . . hmmmm. “Here’s to a new chapter.  Here’s to remembering you do not have to approach this new beginning with an all new plotline.  You are allowed to work your way through this story, one page at a time. ” — MHN  (Morgan Harper Nichols) Sometimes I get overwhelmed with the idea of “ending” a year and “beginning” a new one.  What exactly does that mean for […]

Don’t Try to Describe a Kiss Concert if You’ve Never Seen It 

I don’t know why this particular line from one of Jimmy Buffet’s many tunes struck me as I was driving in my car recently listening to Sirius XM radio. You are probably wondering how this even remotely relates to camp?! As I see it, from those on the outside looking in, camp is hard to understand. For those on the inside, camp is really hard to explain. Unfortunately, I have never been to a Kiss Concert. I’m pretty sure that […]

Camp “sprinkles” many lives in many ways . . .

As we come to the close of the fall season and the shortest day of the year is nearly upon us,  we recall how beautifully the leaves sprinkled the world with their color and beauty.  Snow has definitely sprinkled the northwoods covering up the trees and everything around them like a blanket.  As the holiday season is in full swing, we are also surrounded by glowing candles and sparkling lights, as well as a multitude of traditions that sprinkle our […]

“Setting Goals and Reaching for Dreams”

November 20th recognized “National Child’s Day” which celebrates the potential within each child to explore  all of his or her ambitions.  In order to do this, it’s important to foster children’s dreams by encouraging them to set goals in order to reach these.  Education truly begins at home, and we have immense respect for all of the time and effort that you give to supporting your children in these aspirations. Towering Pines Camp for Boys is an extension of the […]