Author: Becca Goldman

  • The Story of Camp

    I often find myself explaining and defending camp – the place(s) I’ve spent the last 22 summers of my life and the career I’ve chosen for myself. Trying to describe the magic of late night bunk talks, or the taste of the first grilled cheese, or the feeling of the sand in your toes before […]

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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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