The counselors that I have had that I looked up to the most are the ones who made me feel confident in myself and who cared and appreciated me for who I am and that’s what I want to show my campers. I want them to know that it’s ok to be yourself and not ...
Working as a lifeguard is my favorite part of being at camp. From teaching swim lessons to leading chugim such as water polo, to getting close with the rest of the team, I love every moment. I return to camp for my campers, and to see everyone’s smiles as they splash into ...
Posted February 13, 2019
Alumna, Mim Kahn, recently spoke to a group of community and board members about her 15 years as a camper and staff member at Capital Camps! Read her remarks below:
Over the 15 summers I spent at Capital Camps, I probably lost at least 100 socks, my voice after almost every single Color War ...
Posted February 4, 2019
Every few years, I return to one of my favorite stories of all time: Harry Potter. Each re-read brings with it further depth and understanding of author J.K. Rowling’s characters, plot and meta-commentary, on important themes about choice, life, and destiny. One of the signature components of the story is the sorting ceremony at Hogwarts ...Read More
Posted January 11, 2019
I had two amazing meetings this week. The first was with a long-time staff member. Entering her eleventh summer (she’s been here longer than me!), this staff member reflected on all of the growth of our camp and also shared some new ideas she had to make this summer even better. After eleven years, she ...Read More