Learning the Ropes

Today was the sunshine we have been awaiting for days! Blue skies, and a breeze off the lake, and activities are off to a great start. Breakfast this morning was pancakes. Kids headed back to their koogees after breakfast to … Continued

B Session Begins!

Though the day dawned cloudy and cooler, the rain has held off all day. We had 40 kids stay over from A session, and they did activities throughout the day like sprout ball, archery, and mountain biking. We had cinnamon … Continued

An End…and the Fun Continues!

We ended our A session this morning with our awards breakfast, complete with waffles and strawberries for breakfast. We passed out lots of patches for stars earned in activities, as well as Most Improved patches in each activity. We like … Continued

A Great End to A

Finally we caught a break in the weather! We couldn’t ask for better weather for the last full day of A session. Sunny and 70 degrees, it was a perfect Deerhorn day! Breakfast this morning was omelets and toast, lunch … Continued

Brothers and Others

It speaks volumes about a summer at Deerhorn when I┬átry to take photos of brothers who are at camp together. I make the announcement at lunch, asking all brothers or cousins to meet me outside the lodge after lunch. And … Continued


We might not have had the best weather for our first Sunday at Deerhorn, but we definitely had the best fun! We slept in an hour and had breakfast sandwiches at 9. Kids got to have some rare free time … Continued

Star Wars

Years ago, we had an activity at camp called Baseball/Soccer. Kids would go the the activity every day (two groups) and play baseball one day and soccer the next. About 12 years ago, we realized that kids were bored with … Continued

A Day of Sunshine

We welcomed a day of sunshine after the rains of yesterday. Breakfast was scrambled eggs and toast, lunch was sloppy joes, and dinner was fish and tater tots. Lots of kids ventured into the lake for sailing, skiing, swimming, and … Continued

The Fun Continues!

Our weather wasn’t the greatest today, though we managed to get through the morning activities before the rain started. And although rain changes things a little around camp, the show must go on! For a couple of activity periods, the … Continued

The CDH Draft

Kids always get super excited to find out what teams they are on, and with a 10 day session, that has to happen quickly. So the leaders woke up at 6am before breakfast to draft their teams and we announced … Continued