In Your Shoes

Every day during the summer I write a blog. And some days I just write about the day’s activities, the weather, and the menu for the day. And other days I focus more on the amazing benefits of a summer … Continued


The Importance of Community

The Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu said “If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.” This is a … Continued


Three of a Kind

Many thanks to our guest blogger for today, Patty Knox. Her three boys, Charlie, Andrew, and Michael, have been Deerhorn campers for years. We love having them as part of the Deerhorn Family! If you would like to be a … Continued


Choosing Kindness

It has been a long road to get to November 8th, 2016. To say that it has been an emotional roller coaster would be a dramatic understatement. Most of us are just glad that it is over. But now that … Continued


His First Year at Deerhorn

We can’t believe May is here already! In only a few short weeks, Deerhorn will open its doors again to  hundreds of excited campers, many of them returning for another unbelievable summer of fun.  But we also have 146 campers so … Continued


Why Choose Deerhorn?

Parents these days are bombarded with endless choices for summer activities for their kids. On top of the numerous choices for summer fun, many sports extend into the summer, or go year-round, and increasingly teenagers feel pressed to do summer … Continued


The No Phone Zone

It was opening day of one of our sessions. The bus had arrived about an hour earlier, and kids were busy getting unpacked, taking swim tests, and meeting their koogeemates. The phone rang and on the other end was a … Continued


On His Own

Sundays are a little different around Deerhorn.  We all get pretty excited to sleep in an extra hour and have breakfast at 9, which this morning was pancakes. After breakfast, kids enjoy a morning of free time, and some chose … Continued


Thoughts for a First Time Camper

This summer at Deerhorn, so far we have 128 campers who will be spending their first summer at Deerhorn.  That’s more than one third of our campers who will get to experience the magic of camp for the first time. … Continued