Category Archives: Resources from Camp

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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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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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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Keeping the Summer Alive Year-Round!

Keep the summer alive, all year long! Keep in touch with camp friends! Call, text, email! Login to Mom & Dad’s parent portal and look at pictures from this past summer and the summers before! Come to the 2018 reunion: Sunday, … Continue reading

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Fleas, Ticks, Mosquitos: Oh my!

A Note from the Health Center to our Camp Parents: We’d like to take a moment to share our plan of action for an increased risk associated with tick, flea and mosquito bites throughout the United States. Camp has been taking … Continue reading

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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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