The Blog of Camps Kenwood and Evergreen

The power of knowing you have overnight camp friends for life

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jul 20, 2016 12:17:00 AM

There's something so powerful about having friends who support you unconditionally. It makes you feel like you can weather any storm or accomplish any task life puts in front of you. Ask any camper or counselor here what's the most important thing to know about our brother-sister summer camps and they reply "to be a good friend". It's the Kenwood and Evergreen way

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Topics: camp friends, tournaments, tristate, hut 6, outdoor adventure

Contemplating the power of camp friendships

Posted by Jason Sebell on Aug 1, 2015 1:04:00 AM

You may have noticed that there was no new blog yesterday morning. I was out of Camp for the past few days leading an outdoor adventure trip up in Canada. Every year I have the pleasure of taking Hut 6, our oldest male campers, up to Montreal. We pack a lot into the trip. We tour the old city, take in some its most famous cathedrals and art museums, ride a jet-powered boat across the rapids of the St. Lawrence River, play laser tag in a labrynth the size of a city block, and a whole lot more.

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Topics: montreal, camp friendships, hut 6, jet boating

Amazing Special Events For Both Kenwood and Evergreen

Posted by Jason Sebell on Aug 8, 2014 4:49:00 AM

Amazing Special Events For Both Kenwood and Evergreen

Today was another very busy day at our summer camp in NH. Just after breakfast Kenwood began its first day of Color War. All morning and afternoon campers were participating in all of the team and individual sports we have worked on over the last 5+ weeks of the summer. During this first day of Color War our boys played games of hockey, basketball, ultimate frisbee, tennis, archery and speedball. Tonight, after dinner, the teams squared off in the hollow for the annual first night activity of this special event: Capture the Flag. 

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Topics: color war, green and gold, breakout, maroon and grey, fire, hut 6

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