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Over 30 Fun Activities In Just One Day At Our Overnight Camp in NH!

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jun 25, 2017 11:49:00 PM

It was the first day of Camp and we had a LOT going on. In fact, before dinner we had offered more than 30 different fun and exciting activities at our brother sister summer camp. Sports, Arts, Water Fun, Outdoor Adventure -- this day had it all! Here's what we had going on during this first full camp day of the summer:

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Topics: opening day, first day of camp, activities

How Our Community Makes the Opening Day of Camp Incredible

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jun 25, 2017 1:19:00 AM

I remember being a new camper. More than three decades later I can still recall the butterflies in my stomach. Would I make any friends? How would I know where my bunk was and what I was supposed to do? What if I got lonely or homesick? Would my counselors really be there to support me? These were all questions on my mind on my first day of overnight camp, and here at Kenwood and Evergreen we know they are the same fears that all of our new campers had this morning as they stepped onto our camp buses. 

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A letter from Scott after a great first day of camp

Posted by Scott Brody on Jun 25, 2016 11:45:00 PM

Dear Parents,

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Topics: opening day, a letter from scott

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

An amazing first day at our overnight camp in NH

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jun 28, 2015 1:27:00 AM

It's a question children and parents ask me all the time: so what's the first day like at Kenwood and Evergreen? Implicit in the question is the concern how do I know that my child will be ok in this new community?  Will she make new friends? Will he be glad that he signed up for this adventure? Well, let me share with what our opening day was like.

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Topics: food allergies, gluten free, the first day of summer camp, opening day

Our counselor training creates a sense of community, and mission

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jun 26, 2015 3:15:00 PM

The start of Camp is just a day away and we could not be more excited. For the past two weeks our counselors, coaches and teachers have been working around the clock, learning how to create the most incredible – and impactful – summer experience possible for our campers.

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Topics: camp staff training, opening day, staff training

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