Emma's Story

This is my 5th year at camp and I can’t really sum up camp in a few words. If I had to though, I would describe the mud course. The course is so much fun because there is a sense of unity. No matter if you like the mud course or not, everyone has fun ...
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Ilana's Story

One of the best parts of camp for me is Omanut (art). This year for my chug I chose sculpture. Hanging out in art is really chill and you get to do things you normally wouldn’t get to do at home like making candles, bracelets and tie-dye.

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Latest News from Camp

Daily Newsletter: Unplugged

Posted July 28, 2016

Dear Friends of Capital Camps,
Each year in the off-season, we attend camp conferences with colleagues from around the country to discuss pressing issues in the camping world. Of the many topics covered, one of the more recent conversations is around children and play. Here are some comments I’ve heard:
Children don’t know how to ...

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Daily Newsletter: Bullseye

Posted July 27, 2016

Good Morning Friends of Capital Camps,
Camp is a fabulous place to try new things, especially for our youngest campers.  In the “outside camp” world, it usually isn’t feasible to expose a child to six different sports or arts experiences in one week.  In camp, however, learning something new is much more common than not.
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Daily Newsletter: Here We Go

Posted July 25, 2016

Good Morning Friends of Capital Camps,
While every day at camp is a special day, there is something absolutely extra special about the first day of the session.
I had the opportunity to address our staff yesterday, as they were making final preparations for today (and every day that follows). I encouraged them to think ...

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