The Cedarbrook Blog

Skills for Life!

At a recent one-day workshop from the American Camp Association, I was challenged to reflect on how working at camp prepares staff for “real life.” We were presented with the top five soft skills that companies are looking for in 2019: Creativity Persuasion Collaboration Adaptability Time Management Everyone in the room could hardly contain themselves…these […]

A Screen-Free Camp

  Let me take you back to 1997 (over twenty years ago, gasp!). A new internet chat platform called “AOL Instant Messenger” was just released. And I, like the early adopter that I still am today, was quick to sign on. I will not reveal my screen name because it was simply too embarrassing! Now […]

LEADing the Way

In this blog post, staff member Jamie “Ro” Van Buiten and camper Lydia Ware talk about their experiences with LEAD (Leadership Education and Development), a two-week program for Explorer campers who have finished 10th grade and want to learn about leadership skills. Ro writes that during LEAD, “the girls are challenged in their beliefs about […]

Week 6 Update!

It’s the last week of camp, but we’re still having lots of fun! Check it out below! Sunday evening games after Vespers give campers a chance to get to know each other.   We’re building skills through our various activities… …having fun at the waterfront…   …and, of course, cookouts on Tuesdays!

Camp Cedarbrook in the Adirondacks
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