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Birch Bark News

It's the End of the Summer!

The last week of the summer began with a spectacular Opening Campfire, with all the counselors putting on some hilarious skits and performing great ‘repeat after me’ songs for the whole of camp. The next day was Monday Funday and every camper spent the day getting to know their Village, making new friends…

Session 4 Comes To An End

It’s been another incredible two weeks at camp, with sunshine, new friends and plenty of fun. The session started with a great Monday Funday, with all the Villages introducing the new campers to camp life, singing camp songs and learning all about each other. The first week of the session was hot and…

Campers of the Week

It's that time of the week again — time to hear from a few more of our campers about their favorite things about camp! Name: Abby Village: Pios 1. How many years have you been coming to camp?: This is my first year

Session 3 Round-Up

Session 3 kicked off with an awesome Monday Funday, with every camper staying in their Village groups, playing games, touring camp and making new friends. Then the activities started and the week was spent learning new skills in classes such as Ultimate Frisbee, Climbing, Sailing, Swimming, Painting, Rockband and Culinary. The Performing Arts campers also began to prepare for their production of…

Campers of the Week

Last week we heard from two campers about why they love camp, and now it's time to hear from a few more!   Name: Matthew Village: Juniors 1. How many years have you been coming to camp?: 1 year 2. What is…

Campers of the Week

Over the past few weeks we've been asking our campers some questions about what they really think of Camp. This is what they said: Name: Kristi Village: Students 1. How many years have you been coming to camp?: This is my first year. 2. What is your favorite activity?: Riflery

Session 2 Comes To An End

We can’t quite believe the session has come to an end already! And what a session it’s been. Last week began with an awesome Monday Funday, with all the campers getting to know each other and playing some great games with the rest of their Villages. This was followed by an awesome fireworks display to celebrate the 4th of July, with all the campers and staff oohing and ahhing as the sky…

Session 1 Round Up

Camp Sloane is already back in full swing just one week in! Daytime activities like Rock Band, Water Skiing, Soccer, Culinary, Climbing, Tennis, Horseback Riding, Sailing and many more, which are powered of course on the basis of profuse enthusiasm from all of the campers and staff! Evening activities…

Sloane Stories: Suzy Pollard

In our most recent Sloane Story, Suzy tells us all about her summers as an international camp counselor at Sloane. "I fell in love the first time when I arrived at camp, with life, the food, the chants, the bugs, hiking up that monster hill to the girls student section! I came as an international counselor and worked in Student section. I remember looking at the stars with my campers,…

#SloaneMagic

What do you mean by 'Camp Magic'?  Camp Sloane provides a safe environment where both campers and staff can be their essential selves. They experience success, and learn from…