Kate Hutson

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Social Skills at Camp

Posted by Kate Hutson on Apr 29, 2020 5:17:03 PM


Recently, I’ve been asking myself a lot of questions that I don’t have the answers to. With so much uncertainty right now, I find myself thinking through questions that are impossible to answer. There is one question in particular that I’ve been focusing on:

How is this pandemic going to affect the social skills of all people, especially children?


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Raising Kids to Act Courageously

Posted by Kate Hutson on Apr 27, 2020 5:47:19 PM

I recently attended a virtual workshop with Candace Doby, a speaker and author who specializes in helping youth and young adults build courage. Candace defines courage as “a choice to face a threat for a worthy purpose.” What she means by this is that, by being courageous, one is choosing to overcome a fear because the result will be worthy, or in line with personal values.

Are our values a good match-1

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Expressing Gratitude

Posted by Kate Hutson on Apr 14, 2020 1:41:49 PM

When the COVID-19 “lockdown” first began, I made it a goal to write down my gratitudes each night at bedtime. Between the disruption to my normal routine and the new challenges of daily life, I wanted to continue seeing the positives of each day. I did an admirable job sticking with this goal for the first two weeks. Each evening, I wrote down 5-10 things I was grateful for that day. Things were going well!


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An Encouraging Email From a Camp Family

Posted by Kate Hutson on Apr 7, 2020 3:01:01 PM


We recently received an encouraging email from a camp family that we think is worth sharing with our community. This is from the family of a longtime camper who is using the "gift of Camp Champions" during these trying times.


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Seeing COVID-19 Through My “Camp Glasses”

Posted by Kate Hutson on Apr 2, 2020 3:08:49 PM


As I’m currently living through this time of stress and uncertainty due to the coronavirus, stuck in Quarantine (or The Q, as I like to call it), I’m reminded of how well camp has prepared me for this situation.

Red Dance

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Virtual Camp: Thank You to Essential Workers!

Posted by Kate Hutson on Mar 31, 2020 11:18:28 AM
Girl hugging Susie

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Virtual Camp: Reasonable Risks

Posted by Kate Hutson on Mar 27, 2020 2:47:40 PM
Susie Maam Belly Flop

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Virtual Camp: Respect

Posted by Kate Hutson on Mar 26, 2020 5:08:43 PM

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Virtual Camp: Reaching Out

Posted by Kate Hutson on Mar 24, 2020 2:14:14 PM

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Virtual Camp: Responsibility

Posted by Kate Hutson on Mar 23, 2020 4:49:19 PM



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