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1, 2, 3, 4…We Want Color War!

…Or should we say: We’re IN Color War! Color War 2015 broke on Wednesday night, and already camp is overflowing with spirit, friendly competition, and intense Green and Gold pride. For our Bunk One campers, Color War is the culmination … Continue reading

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Campfire Stories the Bryn Mawr Way…

Who doesn’t love a great story? We know our campers do! For years, campers have enjoyed traditional summertime readings of two of our favorite books, The Velveteen Rabbit and The Giving Tree, and we’ve blogged before about why we love … Continue reading

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We’ve got spirit, yes we do!

There’s excitement in the air around camp, and we bet you know why… …Thursday night was Spirit Night! OK, OK — we know, and you know, that this Saturday is Visiting Day. It’s a highlight of the summer for campers … Continue reading

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Here at camp, we love the nightlife — evening activity, that is!

When the sun goes down at Bryn Mawr, the fun is just beginning. Every night after dinner there’s something new to do. Planning for evening activities is one of the biggest jobs our staff does as we prepare to start … Continue reading

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Summer 2015 is Officially Here!

Every year, it seems like the first day of camp will never come — and every year, it feels like a dream to see the buses roll onto Main Campus and hear the sound of hundreds of girls coming “home” … Continue reading

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Project Morry: What happens at camp matters in the “real world”…

Project Morry was established in 1995 to provide a summer camp opportunity to inner-city youth who otherwise likely wouldn’t be able to experience the gift of camp. Named for Morry Stein, a legendary camp director who died in 1994, Project … Continue reading

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Summer camp simplifies kids’ complicated online lives…

It’s no secret that technology, even as it makes life easier, also leads to complications — especially when it comes to interpersonal communication, and especially for young people. Teens, tweens and even small children are spending more time with devices … Continue reading

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Preparing for camp: Knowledge is power…

A summer at camp! For first-time campers, it sounds exciting — and, as with all new experiences, maybe a little bit scary. Just like the first day of kindergarten, the first ride on an airplane, or many of the other … Continue reading

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What You’ll Learn as a Counselor…

If you’ve talked to a friend who’s been a camp counselor, or if you’ve read anything at all about working at camp, you’ve heard all the usual promises: It will change your life! You’ll learn so much! You’ll discover things … Continue reading

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Recognize that “things” are not the most important thing…

It’s that time of year — we’ve got gifts and giving on the brain! Of course, the winter holidays aren’t just gift-giving occasions. Some of us celebrate religious holidays or festivals at this time of year. Others observe winter holidays … Continue reading

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