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A Roadblock to Snowplowing?  Summer Camp.

A Roadblock to Snowplowing?  Summer Camp. A note from Pine Forest Camp Owner/Director, Mickey Black: You may have been hearing a lot lately about “Snowplow” parents, those who move everything and anything out of the way to smooth the road … Continue reading

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River Runners: An American Bald Eagle in Flight!

A River Runners Thrill: Seeing an American Bald Eagle in Flight. It’s breathtaking! In 1975, there was just a single pair of nesting bald eagles left in New York State.  Now, there are hundreds in NY and PA.  The return … Continue reading

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River Runners: Meet Chief Little Feather!

On our new, after-camp trip, the River Runners will meet Lenape Chief Joseph Little Feather. The upper Delaware River was the home of the Lenape or “Delaware Indians.”  Where our campers paddle down the Delaware River, the Lenape traveled in … Continue reading

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The Art of Cooking with Fire…

“The comforts of life’s essentials — food, fire, and friendships…” -Julia Child Let’s take a journey into the art of cooking with the most basic cooking tool….Fire. The best part of camping, for me, is building the perfect fire. Watching … Continue reading

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Recipe: Campfire Monkey Bread!

Campfire MonkeyBread: Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  15 mins Serves: 8 This ooey, gooey monkey bread can be made right over the campfire! Ingredients: 2 packages of Pillsbury refrigerated biscuits ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup sugar ½ cup butter cooking spray … Continue reading

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Let Children Get Bored Again

We believe that a good, traditional overnight camp isn’t meant to be an amusement park. We believe that the best programs and evening activities aren’t ones with flashy lights, shiny things and outside entertainment. Living simply, in a wooden cabin, … Continue reading

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Exciting After-Camp Adventure Announcement!

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Camp + Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy

“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. We can give our children many things, but as parents, we cannot give them character, independence, optimism, and enthusiasm – these are qualities that children have … Continue reading

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PA + NY New Camper Events Were AWESOME!

Bowling together at Devon Lanes outside of Philadelphia, rock climbing at Chelsea Piers in New York, it was all about making future camp friends and meeting future bunkmates! And it was awesome! What a fabulous turnout! Our biggest EVER! This … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

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