Author: Becca Goldman

  • The Story of Camp

    I often find myself explaining my love of camp – the place(s) I’ve spent the last 22 summers of my life and the career I’ve chosen for myself – and finding that words can only partly convey it. Trying to describe the magic of late night bunk talks, or the taste of the first grilled […]

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  • Our Sacred Space

    Every morning, when I step out of the HC and look around the horseshoe, I see so much more than a semi-circle of white-framed bunks – I see a circle of memories soaked in 85 years of summer sun and memories and hung on the rafters to dry. The Dining Hall isn’t just the place […]

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  • More Than Dirty Clothes

    One large duffel bag. Six to eight towels, bath AND beach. A shoe bag, a tutu and a feather boa. The list goes on and the end result is a car filled with stuff. You can plan and prepare, fold and refold, and still not feel entirely ready as you press down on the gas […]

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  • Dear Campers

    Dear Camper, Just a few days left in the first session – can’t believe how quickly the time has flown! Is it your best summer ever? Have you made some new friends? I saw photos of the water trampoline, is it fun? Did you get a part in the Lion King play? Are you still […]

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  • Sights, Sounds & Sisterhood

    Since 1998, when I first pulled up to the horseshoe, Dad’s station wagon packed to the brim with my cardboard drawers, denim husband backrest and way too many of my brothers hand-me-down Umbro shorts, I’ve been a part of something great. I can still close my eyes and picture the first camper to approach me […]

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