On Oldham Pond

  • 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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  • It Takes a Village to Raise a Camper

    The father of a camper once said to me, “camp is my child’s third parent”. In just a simple phrase that dad put words to the weight of what we do here at camp. An immense responsibility that carries heavy meaning, intention and incredible power. It is those three things we experience on a regular […]

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  • The Inside of a Pancake

    I’ve always found that one of the most challenging parts of my week, as trivial as it sounds, is trying to put words to the experiences of the previous days to share with our community. What was once challenging now feels impossible with an entire year separating us from our last summer spent in our […]

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  • A Letter to Our Staff

    When campers write letters home, they fill the margins with memories and highlights from their days spent with new friends, trying different activities, and attempting to put words to their time here at camp. In these letters, the most important people in their lives – the ones who hang on every word and count down […]

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