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Weekly Update: June 16th, 2024

Weekly Update: June 16th, 2024

Last week, individual campers overcame their fear of heights on the high ropes course; puzzled out “problems” while rock climbing; navigated frustrati...

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Weekly Update: June 9th, 2024

Weekly Update: June 9th, 2024

Your kids are so cool. Think about it. This morning, almost three hundred 8-17 year olds loaded into planes, buses, shuttles, vans and cars to come to...

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Hot Tips #4: Eating at Camp

Hot Tips #4: Eating at Camp

Food concerns are real. Food is cultural, familial and foundational to who we are as humans. It is both fuel and comfort–and sometimes it is a little ...

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Hot Tips #3: Healthcare at Camp

Hot Tips #3: Healthcare at Camp

Our Health Centers are clinics managed by licensed health care professionals and overseen by our board certified Medical Director, Dr. Jeremy DeWall. ...

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Hot Tips #2: Sleep Health at Camp

Hot Tips #2: Sleep Health at Camp

There is nothing like sleeping in your own bed in your own bedroom in your own house. Bedtime at camp, or at home, can sometimes be challenging. Helpi...

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Hot Tips #1: Missing Home

Hot Tips #1: Missing Home

It is easy to pathologize the emotional feeling of missing home as “feeling homesick.” Sickness can be scary, prone to uncertainty (in duration or int...

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HIGH TRAILS STAFF 2024

HIGH TRAILS STAFF 2024

We are thrilled to introduce the High Trail’s staff of summer 2024! Our team has just finished a 10-day staff training and we are so excited to meet t...

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BIG SPRING STAFF 2024

BIG SPRING STAFF 2024

We are thrilled to introduce the Big Spring staff of summer 2024! Our team has just finished a 10-day staff training and we are so excited to meet the...

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Our Camp Parents Are Not Panicked

Our Camp Parents Are Not Panicked

Jay Caspian Kang, a staff writer with The New Yorker, just published an interesting perspective on why parents send their kids to summer camp: they ar...

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Why Smart Kids Need Dumb Phones

Why Smart Kids Need Dumb Phones

Coming to Sanborn from the Yale School of Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner MOLLY RADIS BLACKBURN (HT Staff 14-15)–married to former long-time Big...

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Camp is THE Antidote

Camp is THE Antidote

High Trails Outdoor Education Center welcomed our first students today and we are all getting REALLY excited about the upcoming summer. And we are gra...

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