Training Leaders at Lonehollow

  Imagine: you are seventeen and about to enter your senior year of high school. This is a major milestone of your teenage years. What do you do over the summer to prepare yourself for such an endeavor? At Lonehollow, we offer the CIT (Counselor…

Camp Builds: Not Your Typical 3 R’s

If there is anything we know for sure, it’s that summer camp experiences build kids up. Whether it’s a skill, in confidence, or in character…camp builds. This summer, we’ll be highlighting not just how we are seeing kids grow, but how leading child development researchers…

How to Assemble Your Theme Night Costume in Under $20

The secret’s out: Lonehollow has some quirky traditions. And as it turns out, our campers are pretty big fans of those traditions. One of them is Theme Night! This is a chance for all of our campers and staff to dress up in their most…

Are You Sure You’re All Packed for Camp?

Sunscreen? Check! Socks? Check! Flashlight? Check! But what if my child wants to bring his or her own tennis racquet or lacrosse stick? Campers are allowed to bring their tennis racquets and lacrosse sticks from home if they choose. Campers can use their lacrosse sticks…

Walking Taller At Camp

A Reflection From Meg Clark, Director of Lonehollow A parent once told me his child seemed taller at camp closing than when he left. Yet after pulling out the measuring stick, turns out he didn’t have any actual physical growth. According to that parent, his…

How To Respond To The First Homesick Letter

Hypothetical situation: Your camper is away at camp. You finally receive the first letter home after days of imagining the best and the worst. You tear open the letter and….your camper is homesick. First off, take a deep breath because, if you’re like me, even…

Meet our Summer 2015 Staff

We would like to introduce you to our wonderful camp staff. Our staff attends universities all across the country and even on different continents as well. Bunk lists are available on CampMinder under news items from June 8th. Log in here. Mike Adeyemo Mike attends…

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Help Doc! I’m Kidsick!

As parents, we are all about the “what if”. What if my camper gets sick? What if she forgets to brush her hair? What if he doesn’t like what’s for dinner tonight? What if my camper is homesick? A pre-camp conversation with your camper about…