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4th Annual Raffle 4 SCOPE: Tuition Reimbursed for Winning Ticket

We are so excited to be part of the 4th Annual Raffle 4 SCOPE. The raffle is a chance for YOU to win back 1 full camp tuition to camp THIS summer! We can do even more to positively impact the lives of the children SCOPE helps to serve with your help. All proceeds from raffle…

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Silver Lake Camp – One of the Best Summer Camps in USA 2019

We are thrilled to be included in Newsweek’s list of The Best Summer Camps in the USA for 2019! Along with Chipinaw, Silver Lake was highlighted as a top camp and how it’s so important for families to attend camps that have accreditation from the American Camp Association. Why is accreditation important? “ACA accreditation provides parents…

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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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7 Things Camp Directors Wish Parents Would Do While Their Child Is At Sleepaway Camp

by Jess Michaels Sleepaway camp is just a few weeks away, and soon your child will be enjoying a summer full of sports, singing around the campfire, and making new friends. You, on the other hand, are a nervous wreck.  You can’t imagine your child surviving without you. As a parent and summer camp professional,…

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Unplug from Technology at Summer Camp

Unplug this summer and put those electronics down! Camp might just be the last frontier for children to unplug and learn the lost art of speaking face to face. The use of technology in our everyday lives is important, but it is also important to take a break from it. This summer we will be…

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I Love My Kid — That’s Why I Send Him Away For the Summer

by REBECCA GRUBER “I could never,” the stranger in line in front of me at Target exclaimed with her hand clenched against her chest. Moments earlier, she overheard me on the phone asking my 10-year-old son how many tubes of sunscreen he went through last Summer and if he needed a new fan this year….

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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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