Author Archives: Lake Owego

Owego Cares: Camp and Costa Rica by L.J. Horowitz

Going to Costa Rica was one of the most enriching opportunities I have ever been awarded. What could be better than spending two weeks with your best camp friends in a great place like Costa Rica? The trip proved to … Continue reading

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Owego Cares: Spotlight Lenny Miller

For my Bar Mitzvah Project, I decided that because I loved camp so much and knew how much it changed me as a person, I would do something to help other kids get to camp. I wanted to collect things … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Junior Camper

  Waking up at Lake Owego Camp as a Junior Camper, is unlike anything else. It starts with some crazy singing by your favorite Unit Leader and Head Counselor to help get you up. The next hour so can be … Continue reading

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Lake Owego Camp Alumni Spotight: Jordan Kaplan

Hey Owego!! Hope everyone is having a nice start to another school year. For me, this year has started in a flash as I enter my second year of medical school at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. It’s busy … Continue reading

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Kyle’s Favorite Days at Camp, Summer 2014

  In thinking back to this past summer at Lake Owego, there were so many amazing days. There was the first day of counselor camp, when I got to meet our international staff, in person, for the first time and … Continue reading

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Camper to Camper…Don’t Waste a Minute

We wanted to share this note with you from an alumni, written on the eve of the start of camp this past summer. He finished his camper days in 2013 and was unable to return for Summer 2014. He’ll return … Continue reading

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Song Lyrics, Frontier Week 2014

If you ever had to wonder what Lake Owego means to the campers, the staff, the alumni, you only need to look as far as the lyrics to the Frontier Week songs and the Olympic Captains’ speeches. They tell the … Continue reading

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Frontier Week 2014!

The 4 days of Frontier Week at Lake Owego are, hands down, the most anticipated and best 4 days of the summer. It is our own special version of “color war” but unlike any other typical camp’s final day’s of … Continue reading

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Lake Owego Camp- Something in the Water

Well another summer has ended and we can’t believe it went so fast. Many of our parents say that there must be something in the water that makes the boys so happy, makes them grow a little taller and also … Continue reading

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On the Stage at Lake Owego

We’ve got sports, we’ve got climbing, canoeing, biking and camping trips but twice a summer Lake Owego Camp puts on the greatest shows ever to hit the stage! Our awesome Creative Director, Scotty Myers, re-writes the scripts and songs to … Continue reading

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