On Oldham Pond

  • The Last Leg

    Whistles, balloons, confetti cannons…cue the tears and screams. There’s something inexplicable about the build up and excitement about Color War and parallels between those three days and a camper’s entire camp career are striking. For most, they’ve waited a session or maybe all summer for Color War to Break, but for our Y’Rush campers, they’ve […]

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  • Big & Little, Sisters & Moments

    While I would never say my ideal wake-up call is the sound of whistles blowing furiously outside our house, but it was a welcome disturbance as Y’Rush came flooding into our yard this morning to partake in a beloved camp tradition – the morning Color War rally. What a full circle moment. It felt like […]

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  • Camp Pembroke, We Raise Our Voices to You

    We are a little under 5 weeks into the summer. Our feet are permanently dirty, our messy buns are high on top of our heads and our voices are beginning to crack from the lack of the sleep at night and the cheering and singing throughout our days. Having “camp voice” is sort of a […]

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  • Breathe In, Breathe Out

    Innnnnn….and outtttttttt. For the last 16 months Amy and I have been holding our breath. Waiting, hoping and praying that this summer would resemble what we all know a Pembroke summer to be. Planning and re-planning and then starting all over again all with the intention of just getting to camp, then getting our staff […]

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  • Dear Campers

    To Our Campers, Just a little over a week remains in First Session – we can’t believe how quickly the time has flown! How are your new friends? Has the weather gotten any cooler? Drier? I saw some new pool floats, how fun! Fun in the Kitchen looks like a blast! Feels like just yesterday […]

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