Category Archives: Owego Cares

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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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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