Choosing Joy

One of the quotes from our surveys of 2014 said “At Deerhorn, I learned that things don’t always go your way and while you think things might stink, if you look on the bright side it will be a lot better.”  I love knowing that kids take that away from camp, choosing to “greet the […]

A Look Back at Leaders-Charlie Stelnicki

(This is a post from Charlie’s mom, Carol, which we originally ran in February, about Charlie’s beginning at Deerhorn. This summer will be his sixth and he is leading the Apache.) “It takes a village”, the saying goes.  I say “It takes a camp”; if that camp is Deerhorn.   Every life has ups and […]

A Look Back at Leaders-Patrick Drake

Second in our “Look Back” series is Patrick Drake.  He is from Wilmette, Illinois, and will be leading our Chippewa.  This is what his parents have to say about Patrick’s first summer at Deerhorn. In the summer of 2009, having just turned 10, Patrick took off for 10 days at Camp Deerhorn with his best friend, […]

A Look Back at Leaders-Griff Parry

Our leaders for the summer of 2015 have 28 years of Deerhorn experience between them.  They are amazing guys who we are proud to call friends.  They have shown themselves to be confident, mature, kind young adults, and they live the Creed every day of their lives.  You could call them “Deerhorn Pros.” But every […]