Don’t Blink

This session flew by in a flash. No sooner were we welcoming kids off the bus than we were packing them up to go home. You blink and you might miss it!  A session goes by so fast, but we … Continued


When you ask a first-year camper what the best part of Deerhorn is, he will usually answer with an activity. But it doesn’t take many years at camp for that answer to change to something like, “Getting to see the friends … Continued

Your Boys

You always wonder, as a parent, what your kids are like when they are not with you.  You hope they are not the whiney, tired, grouchy, creatures that you have seen emerge at home. You have taught them manners, polite words, patience, … Continued


Koogee pictures are so fun…it’s always a little like wrangling cats, trying to get all of them at the koogee at the same time…trying to get them to cooperate and all get in the photo. But I always love how … Continued

Sundays Fun Days

Sundays are a little different at Camp Deerhorn. We all welcome the extra hour we get to sleep in since breakfast is at 9.  This morning’s breakfast was pancakes.     After breakfast, campers enjoyed some rare free time around … Continued

It’s Team Time!

It’s always an exciting day at camp when the leaders have drafted teams and the kids get to find out which team they are on. And with the massive amount of excitement these kids contain, this session was no different. … Continued

The Happiest Place on Earth

My husband, Patrick, did the meeting after lunch today, where he went over rules and expectations for Deerhorn. No one likes this meeting, and we know that, but obviously it’s necessary to keep everyone safe. At the end of the … Continued

It’s Go Time!

Our A session is off and running, and camp is bustling with excitement and energy once again. The kids who stayed over from Father Son 3 did activities this morning like sprout ball, basketball, and tennis. As campers arrived by … Continued

Endings and Beginnings

Our third Father Son camp ended this morning. We had activities running until 11 so dads and sons could get that last horseback ride or rifle shoot in before they left. We all enjoyed waffles for breakfast and pizza for … Continued

Fun and Fish

I am running out of adjectives here…brilliant…idyllic…beautiful…incredible. This weather has been amazing, with yet another day of blue skies and sunshine. Today was our guided fishing day and although there weren’t a lot of fish caught, we did have two … Continued