Research & Resources

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Tons of Activities to Engage Campers

Save this list of 27 activities to fill in your schedule and amp up the fun.
Everyone loves a theme! Here’s a few suggestions that campers are sure to get into.
Experts weigh in with creative activities and tips to help campers with ADHD have meaningful camp experiences.

How to Write Letters to Campers

The post-camp blues are a well-documented phenomenon. Camp is filled with joy, adventure, and new friendships, so it’s no surprise that the end of camp typically leaves campers feeling a sense of sadness and loss.

Summer Camp Halloween Costumes

We can all agree that summer is the best time of year, but there are other occasions when we can bring the camp spirit to non-summer months. One of the most obvious is Halloween.

How it Felt when My Camp Closed for the Summer

Anyone who knows me knows that I love camp. I have spent 10 screen-free summers (seven as a camper and three as a counselor) at Camp Birch Trail for Girls in Minong, Wisconsin, enjoying all that the Northwoods has to offer.

Why Summer Camp Matters Now More Than Ever

Our camp community is where we turn when times get tough. We call our oldest friends, we plan and attend virtual events, and we support our peers who are doing everything they can to make sure kids have a place to go this summer.