Category Archives: Resources from Camp

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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The Final Countdown: Tips for Parents Before the Big Day!

It’s incredibly natural to go into apocalyptic mode in these next 24 hours. You know what we’re talking about: What do you want your last meal to be? Do you want to see a final movie tonight or just relax … Continue reading

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Greetings from Camp Health Center!

We look forward to welcoming your children to camp in just a short time. On the first day of camp, as we have in the past several years, our camp nurses will do a health check of each and every … Continue reading

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Hiding Behind My Sunglasses

This guest blog post was written by a camp mom who has survived many camp bus drop offs! Yes, that will be me this Saturday, hiding behind my sunglasses, holding back my tears. Me, who promotes camp to other parents … Continue reading

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