I’ve always been surprised by the wide range of lessons that campers take away from the outdoor adventure activities at camp. Some campers benefit most from building a sense of self-reliance and resourcefulness. Others particularly enjoy the non-competitive aspects of the activities,…Read More
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It was midway through the fifth week of summer camp when I suddenly realized I didn’t know what day it was. …Or what week it was. You know what the craziest part is? That didn’t make me feel stressed at all! On…Read More
I was nervous and excited to send my son Connor to camp this year. Connor’s best friend attended camp the summer before and could not stop raving about it. So after plenty of research and discussions, we decided to let Connor spend…Read More
When we asked a teacher in Florida what his ideal student looks like, he said: “Someone who is respectful, creative and focused.” When we asked a teacher in New Jersey, she said “Someone who isn’t afraid to ask questions, who wants to…Read More
As kids grow into teens, as teens grow into adults and as adults grow older, a funny thing happens: time goes by faster and faster. In the blink of an eye, you can think about your 10th birthday party, your first day…Read More
THANK YOU to all our campers, counselors, staff and families for being part of the Camp Laurel community this summer. It was an amazing season on the east shore of Echo Lake. Have a wonderful fall and keep in close touch. We…Read More
After five days of spirit, games, meets, tournaments, cheers, songs, contests and regattas — College Days came to an end today. All the Super Seniors and Staff Captains led us through an amazing array of program and activity, and after the unbelievable…Read More