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Describe a place or environment where you are perfectly content.  What do you do or experience there, and why is it meaningful to you?

169.97 exact miles away is my home away from home. Lake Bryn Mawr Camp requires no stress, sadness or problems. Camp will always be the best friend I never had that is there for me and supports every decision I … Continue reading

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Sports: Good for the body, good for the mind…

We all know sports are good exercise for children’s bodies. But there are so many other benefits. At camp, in addition to teaching new skills, we talk a lot about teamwork, confidence and being a good sport. Sometimes the most … Continue reading

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“This experience helped me learn how to be responsible for people other than myself…”

I have been going to the same camp for the past 7 years of my life. Before I was a camper, however, I was an Explorer. This past summer, now that I was in the oldest age group, I decided … Continue reading

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A Post-Camp Reflection…

If someone had asked me a year ago if I was interested in working at a sleep-away camp in Pennsylvania, I would have asked them what a sleep-away camp was. Once they had explained it to me, I probably would … Continue reading

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Alumni Day: We welcome you BACK to Lake Bryn Mawr!

Campers are used to seeing visitors on camp on Saturdays; most weekends during the summer, we welcome prospective camp families with camper-guided tours and songs in the dining hall. This Saturday, though, was a little different: We welcomed alumni back … Continue reading

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Color War 101!

What do blow dryers, soccer balls and chess pieces have in common? In the real world, maybe not much. But every girl in camp has spent the last week trying to figure out the connection between these clues to the … Continue reading

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What’s the best age group to be in at camp? We’re pretty sure it depends completely on which age group you ask!

The middle of the summer is always busy with tournaments, trips, socials, outings and playdates in addition to the regular schedule of camp activities. While we all enjoy the traditional all-camp events like Carnival and Spirit Week, this time of … Continue reading

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The Angel Code at Camp: How We Live Our Values Every Day.

Life at Bryn Mawr is guided by a set of values called the Angel Code, and every camper down to the littlest Manor House girl can tell you what those values are: Loyalty, Beauty, Merit and Comradeship. The Angel Code … Continue reading

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Our first “Peanut Night” of the summer…

Tradition is important at Bryn Mawr all summer long, but especially so during the opening and closing days of camp. In the first days of the summer, returning campers are overflowing with spirit, and new campers are eager to learn … Continue reading

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Summer 2014 has Officially Begun!

The day has finally arrived — the duffels are unpacked, the buses are deployed, and Summer 2014 has officially begun! Our counselors have spent the past week getting to know camp and, in a way, getting to know your daughters … Continue reading

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