When your child says she doesn’t want to go back to camp a second summer should you just leave it at that? As a camp director, Elizabeth Shreckhise wasn’t willing to stop sending her son. What she wanted to do, was empower him to face any uncertainty with courage:
My final blog in a series devoted to what it was like to send my son to camp for the first time even though I am already a camp director. I learned that it isn’t easy, but it is good!
My son went off to his first sleepaway camp this summer. As a camp director, I knew the drill. But as a child, it was all new to him. What happened? Read on…
Off he went — my first born — to sleepaway camp. And even though I’m a camp director myself, I now saw it all through a camp parent’s eyes. And it’s not easy!
More in my series about sending my son off to sleepaway camp for the first time and what I learned about the difference between being a camp director, and being a camp mom!
I was cleaning up and rearranging the house the other day in an effort to create a new sewing area for pursuing my design work. As you can probably imagine, this meant the house getting temporarily worse as I tried to make it work better. There were books moved to different shelves, papers to sort […]
I read somewhere that as long as you say Happy New Year by January 31st you’re in the clear for sharing your good cheer for the year ahead. So here I am sliding in at the last minute to wish all friends of Camp Alleghany a delightful 2012! So why has it taken me so […]