His First Year at Deerhorn

We can’t it’s almost May! It won’t be long before Deerhorn will open its doors again to  hundreds of excited campers, many of them returning for another unbelievable summer of fun.  But we also have 150 campers who will be … Continued


Hopes and Plans

I read a quote once that said “Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn’t permanent.” That felt like such an accurate description of hope, holding onto the idea that no matter how hard life felt … Continued


The Long Haul

This blog is a repost of an article from the Washington Post, written by Christine Koh. It spoke to me deeply as a parent, and was a good reminder that I wasn’t alone. With warmer weather and more vaccines on … Continued


March 1 Deerhorn Update

It always feels hopeful when we turn the calendar to March. The days are getting longer, and we’ve made it through a dark, cold winter, though it will be many more weeks before all the snow is gone at camp!  … Continued


Hard

Our kids went back to school this week for the first time since last March. It’s only two days a week, but it has been a gift. There are a million protocols in place, even filling out Google Forms to … Continued


Deerhorn February Update

Well, we made it to 2021! Even though some days it feels like we are still living in 2020, we know that the year ahead holds great promise, and light at the end of what has been a very long … Continued


No Good Choice

Is anyone else having decision fatigue? Anyone else’s anxiety increasing as the school year looms ever closer, and we wait for decisions to be made? Anyone totally unsure about what the right choice is for school, if we are given … Continued


Broken

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 … Continued


Mid-May Deerhorn Update

Hello Deerhorn Family, We know you have been waiting to hear from us about our decision about this summer, and we thank you for your patience.  The information on this pandemic is ever-changing, which has made decision-making extremely difficult.   The … Continued