The Blog of Camps Kenwood and Evergreen

Our summer camp's fall and winter traditions begin!

Posted by Jason Sebell on Oct 11, 2018 9:12:00 PM

As an overnight camp we have many, many traditions. Some take place during the summer, like our ceremonial campfires, fabulous music festival, and Color War. Others take place during the 10 months out of the year when we are all away from our favorite place. One of those traditions is the annual ""Where Your Camp Shirt", in which we 

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A reminder about our "Where Your Camp Shirt" contest!

Posted by Jason Sebell on Dec 21, 2017 3:42:00 PM

As you head out on vacation we wanted to remind you about our annual "Where Your Camp Shirt" contest! 

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Make sure to participate in the "Where Your Camp Shirt" contest!

Posted by Jason Sebell on Apr 6, 2017 10:03:00 AM

For many years our summer camp has had an annual contest called "Where Your Camp Shirt". The rules are pretty simple: the camper or campers in each camp who travel the farthest from our beautiful campus in Wilmot, New Hampshire and snap a photo wearing a piece of camp apparel win a CampsK&E-related prize created just for them.

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Camp friends just make life better (and seem to last forever!)

Posted by Jason Sebell on Feb 22, 2016 2:30:00 PM

I got back from vacation to find my email inbox FILLED with photos of our K&E camp friends hanging out with each other all over the world this week. Lowell hung out with Ben, Nate, Elliot, Jake, Posner, Nathaniel, Russell, Maddy and Reid, while former counselors Eddie, Mark, Luke and Amanda had a mini-reunion in the UK. On trips to Florida Brenna, Abby, and Lexi hung out with Mia and Daniella, and Ari, Carly, Rebecca, Mia and Oliver did too! 

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Participate in our camp spirit “Where Your Camp Shirt contest”

Posted by Jason Sebell on Feb 12, 2016 10:15:00 AM

As so many of our camp families head out on vacation this week we just want to remind you that the "Where Your Camp Shirt" contest is still on and going strong. If you go somewhere fun this coming week show your camp spirit by snapping a photo of you wearing a piece of camp apparel and send it to us. There's a special K&E prize for anyone who participates. At the first morning assembly of this summer we will present a really cool prize for the person who traveled the farthest while wearing their camp shirt or sweatshirt.

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The Where Your Camp Shirt contest and our upcoming Camp Winter Weekend

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jan 6, 2016 9:30:00 AM

I love when a Camp contest heats up! Throughout the year we run something called "Where Your Camp Shirt". It's a way for campers to show their camp spirit by being photographed on trips around the globe wearing a piece of camp clothing.

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Our Brother-Sister Summer Camp friends just love being together!

Posted by Jason Sebell on Jan 4, 2016 1:18:00 PM

When we ask our campers and counselors at our brother-sister summer camp what their favorite thing is about our summer camp community the first response we always get it "my camp friends!" During our 7 week together each summer our friendships grow incredibly strong -- so strong, in fact, that our campers and counselors (and even alumni and parents) spend a great deal of their time during the winter months making sure they see their camp friends as much as possible. 

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Kenwood and Evergreen camp friends are forever

Posted by Jason Sebell on Sep 9, 2015 2:00:00 PM

The incredible summer of 2015 at our camp in New Hampshire is sadly now over, which means that we have all had to get back to our “real” lives. Most campers have returned to school by now, and our staff is either back at their off-season jobs or resuming their studies. I know that I speak for everyone on the Camp Leadership Team when I say that we all miss our community very much. We miss the hugs and high fives of morning assembly, the laughter and cheering that wafts through the trees throughout each camp day, and singing Taps together each night before bed.

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Camp friends make life more fun

Posted by Jason Sebell on May 22, 2015 2:01:00 PM

It never ceased to amaze me how incredible the camp friendships are in our 7-week summer camp community. Week after my, my email inbox fills with images of our campers, counselors, camp parents, and alumni having so much fun together all year long. Even years after graduating as a camper, or a final summer on staff, people in our camp family remain in contact all throughout their lives. And with friends from our overnight camp scattered all over the globe I find it amazing the lengths that people will go to spending time with their camp friends. Camp friends really do make life more fun!

Kenwood Counselor Andrew Fisher was home after graduating from college and spent some time with camper Oliver. The Gutkins and the Aptmans spent a day in NYC bike riding to raise money for charity, while Jason visited his camp buddy in NY, and clearly it was all about the candy. Sage made a trip from the Boston area to see her fellow Inter Amy, while Lauren, Izzy, Julia and Hannah (all members of Evergreen's Juniper 2012) hung out together just last weekend. Last Sunday as we were pulling into a diner parking lot in Larchmont a very happy girl with only one shoe on jumped out of her car yelling "Jason and Deena!" It was Julia and we were SO excited to see her! Veronica visited from Spain and made sure to see Carly and Sophie, and clearly a good time was had by all. Last weekend, Marly and Amy were together at a cousin's bat mitzvah and sent us this photo. Thanks to all of you for sharing this with us!

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Camp Friends Being Together and A "Where Your Camp Shirt" Update

Posted by Jason Sebell on Mar 23, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Many thanks to so many of you this month who have sent us photos of your time with camp friends all over the world. It's so wonderful to see how close our community is throughout the year, and that Camp friendships truly do last forever!

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