This is Where We Are

It’s hard to believe that it’s almost July. Our first two Father son sessions and A session should already be in the books. We should be well into B session already. But instead, the docks still rest on the beach and camp is quiet and still. Life is not as it should be. But this […]

A GoFundMe for Deerhorn

Dear Friends, Today we are announcing the launch of a Deerhorn GoFundMe campaign. We are grateful for the support of the families who are sponsoring this campaign for us. We have been overwhelmed by the love and support of the Deerhorn families over these past few months, and especially since we announced we had to […]

Chetan’s Memorial

Many of you have been asking for details about Chetan’s service and celebration of life. Below is an email from his wife, Deborah, detailing how it all will be done, in light of the pandemic. Questions can be emailed to It is with great sadness that I let you know that Chetan passed away this […]

In Memory of Chetan

It is with great sadness and very heavy hearts that we have to share the news that the Deerhorn Family has lost one of the greats. Chetan Phadnis has been a pillar in the Deerhorn community for over a decade, as he has brought his three sons, Nate, Scott, and Ryan, to Father Son camp […]


This has been a hard week for all of us in the Deerhorn Family. So many of us held out hope for so long that a summer at Deerhorn would be possible. I’m sure it has been a very emotional week at your house. I know it has been at ours. (Emotional week? Who am […]

The Deerhorn Summer of 2020

To the Deerhorn Family It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel all of the rest of our camper-only sessions this summer, B,C,D,E, and F.  We remain hopeful that August Father Son 3 & 4 is a possibility. We […]