The Blog of Camps Kenwood and Evergreen

So what makes our overnight camp so different?

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jun 30, 2015 2:35:00 AM

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There are some characteristics that are ubiquitous to all quality summer camps. Every summer camp should help its campers make new friends. Any good overnight camp should give its children the chance to gain independence and improve at the activities that they are passionate about. That these qualities are considered crucial outcomes at our brother-sister summer camp in NH does not exactly make us different. And yet we hear time and time again from our campers, parents, staff, alumni, and even referral agents that there is something very different about the Kenwood and Evergreen experience. So what exactly does make our overnight camp so different? Not surprisingly, as one of the directors, I spend a lot of time thinking about this. 

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Topics: ceremonial campfire, so what, mindset

So what do you do at camp when it rains?

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jun 29, 2015 2:08:00 AM

When I'm giving tours during the summer one of the most common questions that I get asked is so what do you do at camp when it rains? At a lot of other camps they watch movies or sit in their bunks and wait for the clouds to pass. Not at K&E. This is one of those questions we LOVE to answer because we do amazing things, and whenever possible, we play outside in the rain!

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Topics: rainy days, so what

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