The Blog of Camps Kenwood and Evergreen

Saturday's Camp Reunion at Longfellow Sports Club

Posted by Jason Sebell on Dec 8, 2017 1:44:00 PM

We hope to see you there!

Come hang out with your Camp friends!

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Topics: peanut and tree nut free, gluten free, boston camp reunion

Making Halloween safe for our camp friends with food allergies

Posted by Jason Sebell on Oct 27, 2017 1:37:00 PM

The Camp Office is all excited for Halloween! As is our tradition, we want to remind our friends that many of the trick-or-treaters coming to your door will have serious food allergies. Starting a few years ago the Food Allergy & Research Education Foundation made it really easy to identify which homes were offering safe alternatives for people allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, gluten, or other ingredients. By posting a teal pumpkin on your front door you are letting every parent and child know that your home is offering something that they can safely enjoy. 

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Topics: peanut free, gluten free, tree nut free, dairy free, teal pumpkin, hallowen, safe candy list

Great times with our Camp friends at the House of Sports in NY

Posted by Jason Sebell on Oct 26, 2017 2:03:00 PM

Our season of gatherings with our Camp friends has begun! 

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Topics: camp friends, peanut free, gaga, gluten free, new campers, house of sports

Finding delicious new GF and Peanut Free snacks for camp this summer

Posted by Jason Sebell on May 2, 2017 11:00:12 AM

I was really hungry. I had been at a fantastic trade show for people with food allergies for 6 hours and had forgotten to pack a lunch. As the crowd of potential summer camp parents and campers at my booth began to thin I went on a walk, hoping some of the vendors had some gluten free and peanut free samples to tide me over. 

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Topics: peanut free, gluten free, homefree, trade show

A fascinating symposium on the latest food allergy label reading

Posted by Jason Sebell on Dec 6, 2016 5:03:00 PM

Our summer camp in NH is known for many things, and thankfully, one of them is for being a safe summer home for campers with food allergies and sensitivities. For more than 15 years we have proudly been peanut free and tree nut free, and have served safe meals for children who need gluten free, dairy free, egg free, soy free or even garlic free meals.

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Topics: food allergies, gluten free, dairy free, faan

We love being a safe place for our gluten free & peanut free friends!

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jul 8, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Thursday's are special days here at our overnight camp in NH. Most of the chefs have off, but that doesn't mean we are without delicious meals. At lunch time the entire community has a massive picnic on the lawn around our dining hall. The kitchen staff today put out an amazing feast of different deli meats, a few types of salads, grilled meats, veggies and cheeses for make-your-own-nachos, and an array of fresh fruits and homemade cupcakes. 

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Topics: peanut free, gluten free, allerdad

GF Thanksgiving recipes from our brother/sister camp's Chef Kyla

Posted by Jason Sebell on Nov 24, 2015 9:10:00 AM

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Topics: gluten free, chef kyla, gf thanksgiving recipes, sweet potato and black beans

Our allergy safe summer camp's list of gluten and peanut free candies for Halloween

Posted by Jason Sebell on Oct 27, 2015 10:01:00 AM

Download our list of peanut free and gluten free Halloween treats

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Topics: peanut free, gluten free, teal pumpkin

A new device to help those avoiding gluten

Posted by Jason Sebell on Oct 22, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Our summer camp in New Hampshire has proudly welcomed children with food allergies and sensitivities for more than a decade now. It's an important part of our mission that we are a safe summer home for people who need are avoiding gluten. 

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Topics: gluten free, avoiding gluten

How do I know a camp is safe for my child with food allergies?

Posted by Jason Sebell on Oct 15, 2015 9:07:00 AM

How do you know that the camp you have chosen for your child is really aware of how to keep children with food allergies safe? It's a pretty important question, and one that isn't necessarily easy to answer. As an overnight camp that has been recognized by the FAAN and publications like Living Without Magazine for our innovations in this area we field a lot of phone calls from parents who really aren't sure what questions to ask camp directors. 

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Topics: peanut free, gluten free, tree nut free

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