Settling Into Deerhorn

As the summer is drawing ever closer, we hope you are getting excited to spend a few weeks with us this summer. This blog is a continuation in our series geared toward our first-year campers. It may seem a little … Continued

Your First Day at Deerhorn

This coming summer, we have over 100 kids who will be coming to Camp Deerhorn for the first time. Even those who have attended Father Son camp with their dads will find that the schedule for regular sessions is quite … 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


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

A Perfect 10

What a day! We could not have asked for a better start to our third Father Son session. Some of us might request that it wasn’t quite so hot, but that just meant that the waterfront was the perfect place … Continued

A Beautiful Ending

What an incredible 24 hours it has been. The Water Campfire was full of amazing speeches and plenty of tears shed. It was a beautiful way to end the session, but today’s awards breakfast was the icing on the cake. … Continued