Category Archives: Owego Cares

What TO DO and What NOT TO DO Before CAMP!

It’s incredibly natural to go into apocalyptic mode this month. You know what we’re talking about: What do you want your last meal to be? Do you want to see a final movie tonight or just relax and hug? When … Continue reading

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Packing Tips for Parents!

Hi Moms + Dads! It’s that time of year again! Time to think PACKING! We know the packing list may seem overwhelming at first, especially for our newest LOC families. Here are a few outside-of-the-box tips we thought we’d share. … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tips for New Families!

Calling All New Camper Parents!  April showers will bring May flowers, and do you know what May flowers bring? CAMP, of course! Talk about camp at least! We know that the change in weather has all of us thinking SUMMER, and … Continue reading

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Every Day is Earth Day at Camp!

Camp is many things, like making new friends, having fun at activities and learning new skills. But at its core, going to camp is a return to nature. It is a simpler life, unplugged but connected to the wonders all … Continue reading

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A Roadblock to Snowplowing?  Summer Camp.

A Roadblock to Snowplowing?  Summer Camp. A note from Pine Forest Camp (our sister co-ed camp) Owner/Director, Mickey Black: You may have been hearing a lot lately about “Snowplow” parents, those who move everything and anything out of the way … Continue reading

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Let Children Get Bored Again

We believe that a good, traditional overnight camp isn’t meant to be an amusement park. We believe that the best programs and evening activities aren’t ones with flashy lights, shiny things and outside entertainment. Living simply, in a wooden cabin, … Continue reading

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What TO DO and What NOT TO DO Before Camp!

It’s incredibly natural to go into apocalyptic mode this month. You know what we’re talking about: What do you want your last meal to be? Do you want to see a final movie tonight or just relax and hug? When … Continue reading

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Fleas, Ticks, Mosquitos: Oh my!

A Note from the Health Center to our Camp Parents: We’d like to take a moment to share our plan of action for an increased risk associated with tick, flea and mosquito bites throughout the United States. Camp has been taking … Continue reading

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A World Where Goodness Reigns

These are troubling times for parents and scary times for children. In the big picture of world events, summer camp is easy to trivialize. After all, it’s only about s’mores, Color War, and campfires, right? We believe camp is so … Continue reading

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Earth Day, Every Day

Every day is Earth Day at camp. It starts when you wake up in the morning. You breathe in the fresh mountain air, smell the pines, hear the birds outside your cabin window. You open the screen door and feel … Continue reading

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