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Why Summer Camp?

Summer camp seems like a ritual that is very much a part of many people’s experience.  My own upbringing included a mix of day camp and overnight camp experiences, and though I didn’t attend camp every year, the memories of when I did attend remain vivid.  Camp was where I first tried archery and found out that I wasn’t half-bad.  I did get homesick, but after a day or two, that subsided into excitement over canoeing, marshmallow roasting and campfire songs. Some might think that summer camp is an extra, not needed when there are opportunities through school, sports and individual lessons.  However, the camp experience provides a unique ...