What I Know for Sure

One of the hardest things about this pandemic is the uncertainty. We had plans. Plans fell apart. We erase our calendars, lose track of what day it is, and wonder how long this will last. The not knowing can be … Continued


The Best We Can

“What a long year this week has been.” These are extraordinary times we find ourselves in, as we all struggle to navigate the new normal. I am sorry it has taken me this long to write a post, as I … Continued


Deerhorn’s Coronavirus Response

As we prepare for our 91st summer of boyhood adventures, we want to assure you that the health and safety of our campers and staff is our top priority. As information about Covid-19 dominates the news, the Deerhorn directors are … Continued


Balance

At the end of last year, a helicopter crashed in Kauai. We listened to the news and were saddened by the news. As the story emerged, we learned that two of the victims were from Madison, where we live. The … Continued


Look For Ponies

Today we would like to share another letter from a grateful Deerhorn parent. Where do I even begin to thank you and your family?  The boys had such a wonderful time.  As they have gotten older, but in particular this … Continued


A Camper’s Gratitude

Dear Deerhorn, Although I have only spent two summers at Deerhorn, it has already started to feel like a second home. This year I came to realize that Deerhorn is more than just a camp. It is a family. Last … Continued


A Grateful Parent

I wanted to pass on this wonderful, powerful little story before I forget and get too busy. Having him gone for 5 weeks was pretty hard for our family because he seems to be a staple who keeps us all … Continued


Losing Well

Last week, I shared an article that really spoke to me as a parent. You can read the whole article HERE. She told the story of her 12 year-old son, after a devastating loss to a much better team. “After … Continued


The Hardest Choice

Well, friends, the big day has arrived. This is the day we both look forward to and also dread. We hand out exciting new to four lucky Deerhorn campers, and we have to gently break the news to 30+ others. … Continued