So you have made the decision to send your child to summer camp. It was a great decision. Thank you. You chose for your offspring to learn about the outdoors and themselves while meeting interesting people and making new friends. Well done. What is summer camp? It’s a child's Shangri La. It’s a place to learn, grow, make friends, and have …  Read More
THE MOST FUN YOU CAN HAVE OVER PRESIDENTS’ DAY WEEKEND!!!
Snow is falling all around us… and that means one thing: it's time for WINTER CAMP. Yes boys and girls, its almost here and Camp Conrad Weiser is eagerly awaiting your arrival on the mountain. Winter camp starts on Friday, February 18th and we can’t wait to see you!! We’ve got lots of snow on the mountain right now but it’s gonna be fun no …  Read More
A Day in the Life of a Camper . . .
. . . through the Eyes of a Camp Counselor. Its Monday morning at about 6:50 am. I wake up to the sound of birds, beautiful sunshine, and the not-so-gentle snores of the boys in my cabin, Loggers 2. The boys are all still asleep after night well spent at the Council Ring for campfire. We stayed up late telling stories and laughing. Now, at …  Read More
Cell Phones in Summer Camp
Let's cut to it. Everyone has a cell phone. Everyone. Grandmothers have cell phones. Grandkids have cell phones. Everyone has a cell phone. Are we clear? Now let's talk about summer camp. Like your child's school administrators, your summer camp leadership has debated the place of cell phones in their program every season for the last 10 …  Read More
The Value of Outdoor Experiences
“I like to play indoors because that’s where all the electrical outlets are.” This statement by a fourth grader in San Diego, would have at one time been considered shocking. But today we consider it common. Not necessarily normal, but expected. There was a time, not so long ago where “the kids who stayed indoors were the odd ones.” But …  Read More