Homesickness Round 2

As camp directors, we have faced homesickness hundreds of times. We know that it is usually most common in first year campers, but that even returning kids can struggle with it for a few years. We know how to distract … Continued


2018 Leaders Four

2018 Deerhorn Leaders

This day of the year is always the best day and the worst day, all rolled into one. It’s the best day because we get to make the phone calls to four very deserving teenagers, asking them to be Deerhorn … Continued


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


A Look Back-Parker Frautschi

Today’s blog is a look back at the Deerhorn career of Parker Frautschi, leader of the 2017 Navajo. We are grateful to his parents for sharing their memories with us! As family traditions go, Parker’s father and uncles all went … Continued


A Look Back-Walt Szafran

Today’s Look Back is Walt Szafran, leader of the 2017 Apache. Many thanks to his parents for sharing their memories! When it came time to think about a summer camp for our boys, Walt’s dad naturally thought of his own … 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


Building for the Future

Two years ago, we started a Capital Improvement Fund for Camp Deerhorn. Due to generous donations, we are currently expanding showers and updating plumbing in the Upper Bathhouse. We installed 3 new tennis courts in 2016. We have started saving … Continued


Grateful

Many thanks to Charlie Beuregard for being our guest blogger this Thanksgiving weekend! We are so grateful he is part of the Deerhorn Family! Hi, my name is Charlie Beauregard. I am 18 years old and am from Bloomfield Hills, … Continued