Where Should My Camper Go? Location VS. Distance

Camp brings folks from near and far together, creating lasting memories and friendships! It’s no secret. If you’re a camp parent, we’re sure you hear stories of your children’s bunkmates and how close they become to those around them at this home away from home. And ideal as it may seem, the right camp for…

Gender Expression and Gender Identity

In this article we’ll be defining gender identity, gender expression, how they differ from each other, and ways they’re presented in the summer camp environment. Also, why pronouns are important and how you can incorporate gender-inclusive language into everyday camp life. Even if you may not agree with the idea of different gender identities and…

Phrasing: How We Talk To Our Campers Matter

Atop the high ropes course, the southern sun shines brightly upon the magnificent wooden structure. As my sweat pours down upon the plastic pulls, a confident child looks to me as they conquer the massive obstacle. A half-hour has passed, and the group below waits eagerly for lunch. They reach the final ascent of the…