The Unimaginable

There are moments that the words don’t reach. There is suffering too terrible to name. You hold your child as tight as you can, And push away the unimaginable. The moments when you’re in so deep, It feels easier to … Continued


Connection

At the end of September, the Chicago Tribune ran an article in the business section called “Camp Allows Adults to Connect, Without Cell Coverage.” It talked about a conference called Fireside, which describes itself as an off-the-grid retreat for entrepreneurs … Continued


Problem Solving

Last Friday, I shared an article on our social media sites entitled, “Lawnmower Parents are the New Helicopter Parents.” I shared it not to accuse or label. The article simply hit home for me. I think that all of us, … Continued


2019 Leaders

It’s hard to believe that this day has arrived once again. Every summer, we are lucky¬† enough to spend at least five weeks with some of the most incredible 15 year olds you could ever hope to meet. It’s the … Continued


Dear Friends

Dear Friends, The week has gotten away from me. Every year, camp ends in such a whirlwind of taking docks out, packing equipment away, cleaning koogees, and saying goodbyes. And then the whirlwind of packing up our own house to … Continued


The Perfect Ending

The morning dawned cloudy and cool, but we were all pretty happy to wear sweatshirts for just a little while. By lunchtime, the clouds had burned off, taking the humidity with them, and left us with the perfect Northwoods afternoon … Continued


Another Beauty of a Day

This weather is pretty incredible for August in the Northwoods! Dads who were here last year at this time are amazed at how warm the water is and how hot it is outside! Luckily nights are still cool for good … Continued


Ready to Go!

Our fourth and final Father Son camp started this morning with foggy skies and the threat of rain this afternoon. But as dads arrived all day, the clouds burned off and gave way to sunshine and warm temperatures yet again. … Continued


Magical

That sight never gets old. (and yes, it’s real) That incredible bird sat at the top of the tree above the waterslide for half the morning. Maybe he was drawn by the fishing boats coming into the dock every hour. … Continued


Another Beauty

It was another beauty of a day here at Deerhorn, this time with a perfect breeze off the lake to make sailing a popular destination. The waterfront was once again busy, keeping our ski boat drivers occupied all afternoon with … Continued