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Month: October 2014

Savoring What Was, Anticipating What Will Be

Savoring What Was, Anticipating What Will Be

Camp provides a supportive and caring neighborhood for your camper each summer, but how can you remind your son or daughter of their experience during the other eleven months of the year? Dr. Tina Payne Bryson gives insight on how nostalgia and anticipation can strengthen your camper’s connection to camp and help their overall well being. Goodbye potential homesickness! As our kids get older, more and more of their lives become theirs.  They have conversations, thoughts, feelings, and experiences that we are…

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A Look Back: 2007

A Look Back: 2007

We’re gearing up for our 10th summer and it’s difficult to know where you’re going if you don’t know where you’ve been. On the 10th of each month, we will be circling back in Lonehollow history; recapping highlights from that year and sharing trivia, pictures and video. Let’s have some fun as we remember Ten Summers of being Geared to Live! This month, it’s all about the Summer of 2007! This was the first summer Lonehollow was open for First and Second Term….

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Asset of the Month: Caring Neighborhood

Asset of the Month: Caring Neighborhood

For more than 20 years, the Search Institute has been researching and identifying what it takes to help kids succeed. They have developed a framework of 40 external and internal developmental assets that “identifies a set of skills, experiences, relationships, and behaviors that enable young people to develop into successful and contributing adults”. We incorporate these assets throughout our programming and train our counselors extensively on the benefits of assets and how to use them in activities, cabins and around…

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