Category Archives: Resources from Camp

Keeping the Summer Alive Year-Round

Keep the summer alive all year long! Keep in touch with camp friends! Write LETTERS! Login to Mom & Dad’s parent portal and look at pictures from this past summer and the summers before! Come to the 2019 reunion: Sunday, November … Continue reading

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What TO DO and What NOT TO DO Before CAMP!

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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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 flea, tick and mosquito bites throughout the United States. Camp has been taking steps … Continue reading

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Packing Tips for Parents!

Hi Timber Tops Moms and Dads, It’s that time of year again! Time to think PACKING! We know the packing list may seem overwhelming at first, especially for our newest CTT families. Here are a few outside-of-the-box tips we thought … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tips for New Families!

Calling All New Camper Parents!  April showers will bring May flowers, and do you know what May flowers bring? CAMP, of course! Talk about camp at least! We know that the change in weather has all of us thinking SUMMER, and … Continue reading

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Every Day is Earth Day at Camp!

Camp is many things, like making new friends, having fun at activities and learning new skills. But at its core, going to camp is a return to nature. It is a simpler life, unplugged but connected to the wonders all … Continue reading

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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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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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