A Screen-Free Camp

  Let me take you back to 1997 (over twenty years ago, gasp!). A new internet chat platform called “AOL Instant Messenger” was just released. And I, like the early adopter that I still am today, was quick to sign on. I will not reveal my screen name because it was simply too embarrassing! Now […]

Why Camp?: Staff Edition

College students today struggle with making sure they have used every opportunity during college to ensure that they are the most prepared they can be to enter “the real world.” During my time at Wheaton College, I felt pressure to get internships and create networks in order to secure my future. Instead, I chose to […]

My Life is a Songfest

“MY LIFE IS A SONGFEST!” is a phrase that originated with the staff ten years ago. At camp, someone would mention how much they love eating donuts, and instantly everyone would break out into song. My life is a songfest. As a camper, I remember thinking that songfests were better than television. It was a great […]