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Keep Warm!

It’s cold outside, but our summer memories continue to keep us warm. Only 6 months until summer!

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Reunion 2013

How great to see everyone at the reunion this weekend!  We were thrilled to see you all and to show you our 2013 Silver Lake video yearbook! Please send any photographs from the reunion you’d like to see posted on the blog to info@chipinaw.com (be sure to tell us who is in the picture).  We want to…

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Reunion 2013 December 8th at 10am Sportime USA in Elmsford, NY RSVP Email to Follow Soon……

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What’s Needed to Prepare Your Child for the Future? The Answer May Surprise You…

by Todd Kestin LCSW, Life Skills Mentor Since Junior’s birth, you’ve been socking away savings from every paycheck to ensure he has money for college. After all, that’s what responsible parents do, right? Making sure he has the education to prepare him for the workforce, to care for himself and his family…? When he leaves for college,…

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Summer Camp: Unplugged or Unfair?

By BETH ROSEN  When I was a kid, I went to sleepaway camp. We swam, danced, rode horses, did arts and crafts and learned boating skills and how to water ski. When we weren’t at activities, either during our rest period or on a rainy day, we played Jacks and Spite and Malice (it’s a…

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The Camp Counselor vs. the Intern

  By DAN FLESHLER   In an act of quiet rebellion, my daughter will spend this summer as a counselor at a sleep-away camp in the Adirondacks. As rebellions go, this one is admittedly very tame. But she is resisting considerable pressure to join the throngs of anxious fellow collegians (she’s finishing her junior year) who…

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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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