I’ve been following lots of different stores and websites that sell camp items in the hopes of finding some great visiting day swag for my son. Here’s the problem…1) He’s a boy and doesn’t care about all the (awesome) camp jewelry etc (but would it be weird if I bought it for myself?!) 2) He’s not a candy kid…
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I’m not going to lie, I started hearing murmurs of other camp families getting their first letter yesterday and then I was consumed with the thought of mine. When was I going to hear from my new camper? Is he happy? Does he like his bunk? Then it all pays off… I have turned all my energy to total jealousy! What I would do to be in his shoes again.
At Summer365 we are all about creative ways to make your camper happy. Writing letters and emails have become a daily routine for most parents. We have come up with a list of 6 wild, wacky and creative letters you can send in the mail and yes these are very real.
One of the many staples at camp is having a decked out friendship bracelet stack. Our newest Camper of the Week, Carly Marks, always had the chicest bracelet stack and now has used her friendship bracelet making skills for her amazing jewelry business CARLYMARLY DESIGNS!
This Mother’s Day the Summer 365 team would like to appreciate and express much gratitude to all the female directors, who are mothers to hundreds of campers each summer. Read our interview with Camp Watitoh Director, Britton Bitterman.
NEWS ALERT!!! While it is no surprise the bonds built at sleepaway camp are as strong as oak, now there is scientific evidence that explains (and proves) that camp friends really are the best friends.
The Camper-Counselor Relationship8.12.14 by Summer 365
The friendships that you make at camp go beyond your own age group. The counselor not only plays the role of guardian and caretaker, but the role of friend as well. Read more about our Summer 365 Counselor Lanie’s reflections on the special camper and counselor bond after attending her campers’ 25th year reunion!