Camp and Russia

Posted by Steve Baskin on Nov 16, 2017 3:33:47 PM


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Tags: Campers, success, 21st century skills, Summer Camp

Fillin' Station Improvements

Posted by Leah Mesches on Sep 18, 2017 10:05:15 AM

Fillin Station

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Tags: Parents

Final Goodbyes

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 11, 2017 6:55:43 PM


This blog will be short because I want to appreciate this last full day at camp.

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Two Awesome Letters

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 10, 2017 8:15:31 PM

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After a few heavy blogs, I thought you would enjoy a light and happy one. In it, I will share two letters that we received today. The first is from a first-time camper from Beijing. She is 9 years-old and was truly intimidated when she arrived at camp. Jet-lagged and culturally confused, she wondered what she had agreed to.

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A Confusing Initiation

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 9, 2017 5:45:10 PM

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Like anyone else, sometimes we make mistakes.   We believe that part of being a Champion is being willing to admit to your mistakes.

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Saving a Generation - One Camper at a Time

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 8, 2017 12:49:44 PM

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Jasu Hu

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Emulating My Grandmother

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 7, 2017 7:05:11 PM

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[Note: this is the second blog I have written about the pending departure of 3 of our 4 children to college.  OK, I get that I should be writing about camp, but with just 1 week before we send the first one off, I felt like a had a little more to say.  Please know that when I am not writing, I am completely focused on camp!!]

One of the few distinct memories of my maternal grandparents home was a framed letter.

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Creating Magic at Camp

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 6, 2017 12:53:31 PM

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One of the oldest traditions at Camp Champions is our Trojan-Spartan games.

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The Joys of the Final Week

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 5, 2017 7:22:54 PM

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It is raining now.  [Note: it is actually hard to show rain using a picture, so please forgive this weak photographic effort.]

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Teens Living With Purpose

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 4, 2017 12:37:05 PM

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Last night, the graduates of the Senior Camper program joined us in one of my favorite evenings of the summer.

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