The Blog of Camps Kenwood and Evergreen

The importance of everyone, including adults, unplugging from our electronics

Posted by Jason Sebell on Oct 21, 2015 9:00:00 AM

I am writing this as I fly back across the country, having spent 4 days completely unplugged from the world of apps, media and the Internet. The experience was…well, magical. Transformative. A childhood friend invited a group of us to spend his birthday camping in the Redwood Forest, and asked that we all lock all of our electronics in the trunks of our respective rental cars. Amazingly, everyone did. True to our word, and true to the spirit of the experience he sought, we all went 4 days without texting, emailing, or even using our phones as flashlights. I don't have a single photo. 

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Topics: summers unplugged, friendship, redwood forest, off the grid

Our overnight camp is about making lifelong friendships

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jun 9, 2015 1:45:00 PM

What's more important during childhood than making lifelong friendships? In our opinion, nothing. Developing a close-knit group gives you a sense of belonging and security that is vital for proper social and emotional development. Frankly, it's of paramount importance in adulthood, too. Making lasting, meaningful friendships is what our overnight camp community is all about, and it still never ceases to amaze me how powerful these relationships are. 

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Topics: camp friends, camp friendships, friendship

Favorite Recent Photos of Camp

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jul 18, 2013 11:02:00 PM

It's been a wonderful and busy couple of days, and I thought I'd share some of my favorite moments that we have captured! 

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Topics: camps kenwood & evergreen, summer camp, camp kenwood, camp evergreen, Favorite recent pictures of camp, recent pictures of camp, jumping into the lake, friendship

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