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Month: September 2015

How To Have The Best Day Ever

How To Have The Best Day Ever

We’ve discovered the best schedule in the world!   Step 1: Wake up surrounded by your best friends. Step 2: Eat breakfast. Eggs, bacon, biscuits. It’s the most important meal of the day. Step 3: Pick two of your favorite activities and play for 2 hours. Step 4: Eat a snack. Step 5: Play. Again. No time for work today. Step 6: Eat a delicious lunch. Have dessert. #treatyourself Step 7: Spend some time with your best friends and then…

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How To Read Your Camper’s Mind

How To Read Your Camper’s Mind

There’s no catch-all instruction manual given out when you have kids. Every child is different. Parents can tell you this with certainty. What one child likes, the other may despise. What works as an incentive for your oldest daughter, may not work for your son or your younger daughter. The possibilities for parenting styles are endless and so is the parenting section at any bookstore. There are many great resources that offer aid from teeter-tottering toddler years to empty-nester college…

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10 Homemade Big Boppers to Bust Your Post-Summer Blues

10 Homemade Big Boppers to Bust Your Post-Summer Blues

It happens to every camper, staff member and human with a connection to camp. You make it home at the end of the summer, there’s no line to shower, you’re back in your very own bed, and sleep in until you can’t sleep anymore. You wake up, stretch, and…you have to cook for yourself, it’s just you at the table, there’s no one singing along to the dining hall playlist, and then it hits. The post-camp blues are here. We’re…

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Bringing the Summer Into School

Bringing the Summer Into School

Ah, back to school. The three words your camper probably dreads most at the end of the summer (besides “do the dishes” or “clean your room”). We’ve been there. You casually stroll into the grocery store on a sweltering afternoon in July to pick up a frosty treat and bam! School supply lists are staring you in the face. *Cue the ominous music* September doesn’t have to be a scary month (that’s October’s job). September is about diving back into…

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