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Camp Kindness Day @ LBMC

Today we had the opportunity to join camps across the country in Camp Kindness Day, a very special event highlighting the kind of intentional, thoughtful and powerful caring that is reflected in our camp values of Loyalty, Beauty, Merit, and … Continue reading

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Visiting Day 2017!

With the exception of Color War break, probably no single event of the camp season is as hotly anticipated as Visiting Day! From the Manor House to Bunk One, camp is buzzing with excitement as we prepare to welcome parents, … Continue reading

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Professional Development in the Winter Office: Filling our Backpacks with new Perspectives

Every summer we arrive at Bryn Mawr with our own “backpack” made up of the experiences we have had over the past year. Some of those experiences have been happy and others may be sad, yet they have all shaped … Continue reading

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LBMC College Essay…

441. A number that could represent almost anything in the world. For me, this number is the amount of days I’ve spent at Lake Bryn Mawr, my sleep away camp, or as I usually refer to it as, “my second … Continue reading

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An End of Camp Letter…

Dear Parents,  The sun is setting earlier, the nights are getting cooler, and our summer at camp is coming to an end. Color War culminated in the traditional Sing and Final Fight earlier this week, and the last few days … Continue reading

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Color War’s tradition of spirit and surprise…

“G-R-E-E-N! We’re 11 on a scale of 10!” “G-O-L-D! 14-carat victory!” Is it the world’s wackiest spelling bee? No, it’s time for Color War! An epic competition between two teams represented by different colors, Color War is a tradition at … Continue reading

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Opening Day 2016: Letting Go and Loving Camp

Dear LBMC parents, Another first day of camp is almost here, and we couldn’t be more excited to get this summer started! From our first dinner in the dining hall to the last campfire of the season, we’ve got a … Continue reading

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Meet the Experts, Part 2: Prepare for camp with these tips from the pros!

Last month on the LBMC blog, we introduced you to a group of experienced Lake Bryn Mawr Camp moms who shared their perspective on everything from packing tips to surviving the first “empty nest” week. In fact, our moms had … Continue reading

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Meet the Experts, Part 1: LBMC moms share their advice for the first summer at camp

Spring is here, and that means the first day of camp is just around the corner! Every Mother’s Day weekend, we open up camp for one of our favorite events of the year: our Open House for new campers and … Continue reading

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Meet Meryl: A camp mom in every sense of the word!

Joining the Lake Bryn Mawr Camp staff this summer is Meryl Heller, who will be an assistant division head in Junior Camp. Meryl’s perspective on life at camp is impacted not only by her own love of camp but by … Continue reading

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