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Enroll Now for Summer 2021

 

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Coping with the Loss of Camp

This National Emergency is an unprecedented Pandemic.  All children and adolescents need to recognize that this is happening to everyone around the World. Helping kids recover from disappointment has to be one of the harder jobs in parenting.  The good news is … 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 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 to smooth the road for their … 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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Camp + Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy

“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. We can give our children many things, but as parents, we cannot give them character, independence, optimism, and enthusiasm – these are qualities that children have … Continue reading

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PA + NY New Camper Events Were AWESOME!

Bowling together at Devon Lanes outside of Philadelphia, rock climbing at Chelsea Piers in New York, it was all about making future camp friends and meeting future bunkmates! And it was awesome! What a fabulous turnout! Our biggest EVER! This … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

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Finding an Overnight Camp…

You may have read the blog “The Opposite of Spoiled” by Ron Leiber that appeared in the NYTimes in 2014, entitled “Finding an Overnight Camp that’s Truly Worth It.” If not, it’s worth the read! Leiber raises five “essential” questions that parents should ask when choosing a summer camp that … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from LOC!

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