Category Archives: Resources from Camp

What to Do and Not to Do Before the BIG DAY!

We post this every year, but here it is again. Cue the tough love… It’s incredibly natural to go into apocalyptic mode in these next few weeks. You know what we’re talking about: What do you want your last meal … Continue reading

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Reminders from Camp!

It’s that time of the year! You forget what your living room floor looks like under all of that camp gear, you’re constantly hearing the most up-to-date countdown to camp (15 days!), and you miss them already. Take a deep … Continue reading

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6 Benefits (of MANY!) of Overnight Camp

Westchester Family Magazine’s summer guide just published an article entitled “6 Reasons to Try Camp This Summer.” Passed along to us by a camp parent, the article reminded her, and it reminds us, of the lasting impact of Camp Timber … Continue reading

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Fun Facts for New Families

We can’t believe there are less than 100 days until camp!  We want our new families and campers to be as comfortable and as prepared as possible in the days leading up to camp, so we’re going to share some … Continue reading

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What Your Daughter Will Get Out of Camp

In addition to practicing a back handspring and perfecting the butterfly, the intangible lessons of camp know no bounds. In fact, it’s these more abstract takeaways that make the biggest impact on our campers. When we talk to families about … Continue reading

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Reminders from CTT!

It’s that time of the year! You forget what your living room floor looks like under all of that camp gear, you’re constantly hearing the most up-to-date countdown to camp (single digits!), and you miss them already. Take a deep … Continue reading

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Packing Tips for New Counselors!

You’ve just landed this AMAZING job at Camp Timber Tops and you’ll be turning onto Route 6 before you know it. You can practically hear the campers singing in the Dining Hall. Before you leave for the best summer of … Continue reading

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How Camp Prepares Us for College

As high school seniors are making their final college decisions, we’re reminded of how grateful we are for camp; there’s just nothing like camp in preparing kids for college! After all, embarking on a new adventure by yourself, without the … Continue reading

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Teamwork at Camp

One of the best and most important lessons of camp is learning how to be a part of a team. Whether an inter-camp game, evening program, or the camp play, team environments are all around us and become a major way in which … Continue reading

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A Counselor’s Perspective!

As we begin our search for more amazing counselors for summer 2016, we thought it would be helpful for prospective counselors to learn more about the job right from the source: a summer 2015 CTT counselor! If this seems like … Continue reading

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