On Oldham Pond

  • 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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  • Lost & Found & Grateful

    In a typical summer, when I think of Lost & Found, I think of heaps of soggy, sun-faded towels that have seen better days, bathing suit bottoms, broken crocs, and the largest variety of water bottles you could ever imagine. I think about the favorite raincoat that gets traded in for an eventful rainy day […]

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  • Haksheevu, haksheevu nah!

    Haksheevu, haksheevu nah! In case you haven’t met us, we’re the Alumnae Fundraising Committee (you know- the ones tagging you on social media, e-mailing you and inviting you to fun events we are dreaming up). Today we are thrilled to guest-blog and let you know the background on what we have been up to this summer!  […]

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