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Flash Friendships

My first flash friendship came later than most: I was sixteen, on exchange in Germany, singing in a local rock band in my town. I was part of the group, but something in me resisted: I knew I was...

Second Session

Every session of camp has a completely different energy. Vibe, maybe, if you woke up feeling the 60’s this morning. Even with a good handful of returning campers, Second Session is shaping up to be...

Jump!

A storm of wind and rain may have hit Camp Tall Timbers late last night, but today another storm is brewing: the Drama class is furiously preparing for the opening night of their play, Zombeo and...

Challenge

High ropes courses are a fixture of summer camp life. The allure is unmistakable: suspended from the trees by ropes and wires, participants traverse great distances at great heights, facing fears and...

What Summer Is For

I've been noticing something these past few days. I don’t know if it’s because something has shifted recently, or if it’s just that I've only now become aware of it, but there’s no doubt...

Tubing

One of the awesome things about Camp Tall Timbers is that there’s something for everybody. Whether you’re a soccer star, a wannabe famous guitarist, a budding artist, a mountainboarding...

Atlantic City Night

Well folks, we are now solidly in the middle of Session 1, and you can feel the shift. Campers know where they’re supposed to be, friend groups are pretty much established and the settled routine...

Dippies!

Every morning at Camp Tall Timbers, as the sun creeps through the trees and the birds chirp cheerily, the wake-up bell begins our day. This eight o’clock bell is followed by another bell...

The Dining Hall Dish

My mom always told me that the kitchen is the heart of the home, and that seems to hold true for Camp Tall Timbers too. The dining hall is where we sit down with our cabin, fill our bellies and talk...

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