Adam's Summer Updates

The Gang’s All Here!

Greetings from Camp! Just a quick note to let you know that all of the buses have arrived at camp safe and sound! There were some delays because of weather, but as ever, it all worked out…. I am headed down to the Rec Hall for some classic first night spaghetti! Will write more later.…

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Wimbledon

One of the things that I am most proud of as I get the opportunity to serve as one of the stewards of this wonderful 86 year old institution is the sense of tradition that exists here.  I love that we sit on the same chairs and eat at the same tables that have been…

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Opie returns….

As I mentioned during the first session in one of these updates, for the first week of any session at camp it is important that we work hard to establish a structure, a routine and a predictability to our lives here. Projects are at the same time, cabin cleanup is at the same time, meals…

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Happy Trails

Camp is a different kind of a place today. As of about fifteen minutes ago, when a Swamper cabin trip departed, there are 113 kids out in the wilderness…“On Trail,” as we like to say. With wilderness experiences ranging from short cabin trips that are intended to give our youngest campers their first tastes of…

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Spot Remover

For the most part, in these updates, I try to portray a general sense of what is going on at camp throughout the community.  I figure if I can give you broad brushstrokes of what is going on the macro level here at camp, you will be able to generalize about your own children and…

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Rosetta Stone

While I try to be a grounded and realistic person, I will admit that, occasionally, I am prone to fits of self-delusion.  Over the course of this first session of camp, I have come to a harsh realization about something that has rocked my self confidence.  It all boils down to “Adam’s Updates.”  One of…

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