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A camp counselor’s grilling clinic teaches 21st century skills at camp

Posted by Jason Sebell on Nov 23, 2015 9:09:00 AM

Being away from home and at summer camp for 7 weeks teaches you a lot of life skills. Simply by being away from your parent(s) you become more independent, more resilient, and more responsible for your own life. One of our long-time camp counselors recently wrote this essay about how he uses something as simple as a gas grill and a box of hamburger patties to bond with his 12-year-old campers, and help teach them some important 21st century skills.

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Topics: 21st century skills, Grilling, teaching 21st century skills at camp

Enjoying Each Other's Company

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jul 8, 2013 10:57:00 PM

Today was the second Monday of the summer, and wherever I went everyone seemed to be enjoying each other’s company. Just after breakfast the Kenwood 12’s Soccer left for an all-day tournament with camps from around the state. According to their coach, the boys gave it their all in 4 grueling games, and they were rewarded with a 3rd place win. They sang the entire bus ride home, and were just so happy to have played well together as a team. Congratulations, boys!

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Topics: white water rafting, Enjoying Each Other's Company, 50's Night, Grilling, Weirs Beach

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