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International Staff and Campers

It doesn’t take long during Sunday registration to figure out not everyone at camp hails from the good ol’ USA. Last year many of our kitchen staff came from Eastern Europe, our ski program director hailed from New Zealand and our waterfront director called England home. These are just a few examples of the diverse… Read more »

Care Packages – It’s All About the Gray Squirrel

“Mom, will you send us a package at camp?” one of my girls asked last summer. Not an unusual request except for the fact that I was actually living and working at camp last year. “What do you mean you want a package from home? I’m here!” I responded. Turns out the excitement of getting… Read more »

A Typical Camp Day

 Answers to your questions about what your kids are up to 24/7 You’ve poured over the camp website. You’ve read all the lists of activities and have seen the daily schedule, but if you’ve never been to Camp Crosley as a camper yourself, you might still have a lot of questions. I get that. Even… Read more »

Homesickness

“Whenever I pull into camp, I  feel like I’m at home.” One of my daughters said the last time I dropped her off. Stuff like that warms my heart and makes me a little weepy. Then for a brief instant, Mom Guilt kicks in, making me wonder what they heck I’m doing wrong as a… Read more »

Camp builds better brains

It is well established that brain games and puzzles act as calisthenics for our brains, expanding their capacity and improving their overall health. More surprising are the findings of a study led by researchers at the University of Michigan. It shows that just as effective in building cognitive strength are social interactions. The design of the… Read more »