Anton and friends having a blast on the Rave

A Regular Fellow

“What is a ‘regular fellow?’” This is the question posed by Walt Szafran, leader of the 2017 Apache, in his Water Campfire speech this year. (Walt’s speech starts around the 10 minute  mark on the video.) He was referring to … Continued


McKinley, Michael, and Matt Shea

Support

I wrote a blog last spring about The Importance of Community. It was in response to my parents having been recently hit by a drunk driver. They both survived but not without lasting impact and the accident left me struggling … Continued


Lessons Learned

We are in high gear preparing for the summer of 2017. But before we begin, it’s fun to look back and hear what campers had to say about the summer of 2016. Here are some of their comments from surveys … 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


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


The Case for Deerhorn

Many thanks to our guest blogger today, Mark Deacon. We are so grateful that Mark and his family are part of the Deerhorn Family. If you would like to write a guest blog post, please email it to amy@deerhorn.com. My … Continued


Monkeys Take Over Deerhorn!

WHAT A DAY! Again, we were blessed with beautiful, warm, sunny weather. Our morning started with french toast for breakfast at 9, followed by some free time around camp. This morning there was no shortage of things to do! Kids and … Continued


Slip & SLIDE

Our E session boys arrived today, our “Spike Bucks”. They are 7-10 years old and are coming to Camp Deerhorn for the first time. They bring an energy and excitement into camp with them, as well as LOTS of questions. … Continued


Wahoo!!

It was a warm, beautiful day at Deerhorn, packed full of fun and excitement.  Since the Lake Superior Trip was still gone, we slept in an hour this morning and had breakfast at 9am. (pancake wrapped sausages on a stick … Continued