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Home in Hundred 2018!

On Friday March 15th, the countdown to camp officially reached 100 days. To celebrate, we launched a photo competition that saw many of our campers send us pictures of themselves wearing their favorite camp gear to school. Everyone who submitted a picture was entered into a prize drawing to win a limited edition camp sweatshirt….

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Home in a Hundred 2017

On Friday March 17th, the countdown to camp officially reached 100 days. To celebrate, we launched a photo competition that saw many of our campers send us pictures of themselves wearing their favorite camp gear to school. Everyone who submitted a picture was entered into a prize drawing to win a limited edition camp sweatshirt….

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Camper Highlight: Kids That Do Good by Max and Jake K.

  There are many traits that our amazing campers have, but being kind to one another is one of the most important. Did you see our Chipinaw campers, Max and Jake Klein on the Today Show on Monday, November 29th? The twins starred in the #ShareKindness program, a regular feature on the Today Show. This…

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Halloween Costume Contest WINNERS

Happy Halloween! Congratulations to Josh who has won our Halloween Drawing Competition in the Silver Lake Upper Camp category with his “Chippie the Bear from Space Jam” and Nikki who has won in the Lower Camp category. Nikki hit a home run with her costume design “Chippie the Bear wins World Series”. We will be presenting Josh …

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Halloween Costume Contest: Design Chippie’s Costume

Chippie the Bear needs your help! He just can’t decide what costume to wear this year for Halloween. Enter our Halloween Drawing Competition and you will be entered into our prize draw to win a LIMITED EDITION clipboard and stationery set. Download a Chippie the Bear template and instructions and design, draw, and color in the costume…

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100 Days Till Camp Competition: #HomeInAHundred

On Friday March 18th, the countdown to camp officially reached 100 days. To celebrate, we launched a photo competition that saw many of our campers send us pictures of themselves wearing their favorite camp gear to school. Everyone who submitted a picture was entered into a prize drawing to win a limited edition camp sweatshirt….

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Child-Free Summer

Camp is only 3 months away, and you already know what your kids are doing, but have you given any thought to what you might do while your kids are away at Silver Lake this summer? We’ve thought about it a bit, and here are some ideas of things you can do to make the…

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100 Days Until Camp

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What Makes A Nightmare Sports Parent — And What Makes A Great One

Written by: Steve Henson Hundreds of college athletes were asked to think back: “What is your worst memory from playing youth and high school sports?” Their overwhelming response: “The ride home from games with my parents.” The informal survey lasted three decades, initiated by two former longtime coaches who over time became staunch advocates for…

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What Is It about Camp Friendships?

I see it at every major life event — weddings, graduations, baptisms, bar mitzvahs, any time family and friends gather to celebrate a significant milestone — that huge smile and even bigger hug when one very longtime camp friend sees another. The immediate connection and feeling of absolute familiarity take over, transcending time, geographic limitations,…

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