The Blog of Camps Kenwood and Evergreen

The start of our Summer Camp's Mickeys Kids SwimAThon

Posted by Jason Sebell on May 23, 2016 10:00:00 AM

What is the Mickeys Kids SwimAThon?
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Topics: mickey's kids, swim-a-thon

Life skills learned at summer camp with kids from different cultures

Posted by Jason Sebell on Apr 26, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Growing up in the Kenwood and Evergreen camp community was extremely powerful for me. Over each 7 week period I learned life skills that are skill an important part of my life to this day. It’s one of the reasons that more than 30 years after starting as a camper it is still the most important institution in my life. One aspect that meant the most to me was not just how many deep, enriching friendships I was able to make, but how many of these people I came to know and love weren’t exactly like me. My best friend was a dedicated athlete, even though I really had no love for team sports. And while I was happy to play guitar and throw on the potter’s wheel all day (two things he had no interest in) we realized in a matter of days into his first summer that our friendship was destined to stand the test of time (and it really has. He was a groomsmen in my wedding and I signed the ketubah at his).

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Topics: mickey's kids, swim-a-thon, diversity

What the Mickey's Kids Foundation brings to our summer camp community

Posted by Jason Sebell on Apr 21, 2016 10:30:00 AM

If you are a current parent at our brother-sister summer camp you received an email yesterday about a charity we are associated with called Mickey’s Kids. For almost 15 years it has been dedicated to providing camp scholarships to children from economically disadvantaged families. For those new to our community you may be unfamiliar with the great work charity does, and the lasting impact it has on the lives of the children it serves. You may also be unfamiliar with how this wonderful organization came into existence.

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Topics: mickey's kids, golf tournament, swim-a-thon

Camp 101: The Camp Store & Spending Money

Posted by Kelly Severs on May 20, 2015 2:06:00 PM

Dear Camp Parents,

This week we wanted to let you know about the Camp Store (what it is and how you can fund it for your camper) and our policies and guidelines for sending any spending money for your child.

As always, please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

Warmly,

 

 

Kelly Severs

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Topics: mickey's kids, camp 101, swim-a-thon

Camp 101: The Mickey's Kids Swim-A-Thon

Posted by Kelly Severs on May 6, 2015 2:58:30 PM

Dear Camp Parents,

We recently sent you some information about Mickey's Kids, our amazing charitable partner organization (please click HERE to view it again).  As mentioned then, we are emailing today to let you know about how you and your campers can help to support Mickey's Kids and the work that they do for their fellow campers.  Please read on for information about the 2015 Mickey's Kids SwimAThon!

As always, please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

Warmly,

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Topics: mickey's kids, camp 101, swim-a-thon

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