Sports & Camp

Deerhorn used to have an activity called Baseball/Soccer. Two activity groups came together each period to play baseball and soccer on alternating days. Increasingly, we found that it had become kids’ least favorite activity. We realized it was because many … Continued

Wilderness Memories

In 2000, I did a NOLS course, kayaking in Baja, Mexico. As most NOLS grads will tell you, it was the experience of a lifetime. Patrick did a NOLS course as well, a semester course in Alaska, and it fueled … Continued

The Power of Camp

Camp Deerhorn has been in operation for 85 summers. Throughout these 85 years, we have attended camp fairs and conferences, hosted hundreds of video presentations, and had the pleasure of meeting thousands of parents. All of these things have improved … Continued

The Deerhorn Creed

The Deerhorn Creed was written in 1930, and for 85 summers it has provided the foundation upon which our camp was built. We are often told by parents that their son comes home from camp spouting lines from the Creed … Continued