The Blog of Camps Kenwood and Evergreen

How we give new campers amazing first days at our brother/sister camp

Posted by Sean Atkinson on Nov 30, 2015 11:00:00 AM

I remember arriving at our beautiful sleep away summer camp in NH over 4 years ago. I rode up from Boston on the bus with 3 other new camp counselors who were also seeing the K&E campus for the first time. Other than a few photos I had seen from the website I had no idea what to expect. I was nervous and shy in a new environment with unfamiliar surroundings and people. Looking back, what I felt that day was probably a lot like how most new campers feel on the opening day of the summer.

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Topics: first day of camp, first day jitters

Counselors at our summer camp for kids talk about homesickness

Posted by Jason Sebell on Nov 26, 2015 9:15:00 AM

It seems that just about every new camper and parent has concerns about homesickness. Would you like to see and hear how some of our most talented camp counselors not only help our campers through it, but leave them feeling more resilient and more confident? 

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Topics: the first day of summer camp, opening day, bus ride to camp, counselor conversations, first day of camp

Our brother/sister camp counselors talk about the first day of camp

Posted by Jason Sebell on Nov 19, 2015 9:09:00 AM

To truly understand a summer camp community you need to know its camp counselors, so we want to introduce you to some of ours!

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Topics: the first day of summer camp, opening day, bus ride to camp, counselor conversations, first day of camp

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