The 2023 Deerhorn Leaders

Every year, we count ourselves incredibly lucky to get to work with some of the most incredible teenagers. For most of our 15 year olds, it’s their last year as a camper, so the end of their session is always bittersweet. Some of our 15 year olds spend five weeks with us doing the Voyager […]


2023 D Session

Our 2023 application went live less than a week ago, and we are thrilled to already see over 500 applications come in. We are so glad that so many kids want to join us for 2023, and we want to do our best to give everyone a chance to come to Deerhorn. To this end, […]


A Look Back at Leaders-Hayden Cheyne

Last, but certainly not least, in our Look Back at Leaders series is Hayden Cheyne. Hayden will be leading the 2022 Navajo and is returning for his 6th summer. Here’s what his mom, Cindy, has to say about Hayden’s years at Deerhorn. It started when I first began dating Hayden’s father, Casey.  We were living […]


A Look Back at Leaders-Emmett Nomellini

Our next Look Back highlights our 2022 Apache Leader, Emmett Nomellini. This will be Emmett’s 8th summer as a camper, and his family has been a part of Father Son camp for almost a decade. Here’s what his mom has to say about his many years at Deerhorn. Nine years ago, Emmett and his Dad […]


A Look Back at Leaders-Teddy Koehl

Next up in our Look Back at Leaders series, we would like to introduce the 2022 Leader of the Iroquois, Teddy Koehl. Let’s hear what his parents have to say about his 8 years at Deerhorn! Teddy began attending Deerhorn when he was seven years old–jumping out of the car with his older brother and […]


A Look Back at Leaders-Vincent Mangat

Every year we ask the parents of our camp Leaders to write guest blog about their son’s years at Deerhorn. It is always so fun for us to look back and watch them grow from tiny kids into these amazing young men we know today. Our first in our Look Back series is Vincent Mangat. […]


His First Year at Deerhorn

We can’t believe it’s already April! Summer will be here before we know it, and we will welcome home hundreds of  campers who know how awesome Deerhorn is.  But we also have 183(!) campers who will be joining the Deerhorn Family, coming to camp for their first summer at Deerhorn on their own. And we […]


Feeling Everything

Every fall, I write a blog reflecting on the previous summer at Deerhorn. It always takes me awhile to write that blog, to gather my thoughts after a very busy summer lived at a breakneck pace. You would think that, after a summer of waking up really early 7 days a week for three months, […]


A Look Back at Leaders-Jack Rhyner

Our final blog in our “Look Back at Leaders” series features Jack Rhyner, co-Leader of the 2021 Apache. This will be Jack’s 7th year at Deerhorn. Many thanks to his dad for sharing his memories of those early years at Father Son camp with Jack! It didn’t happen right away. It took a little while, […]


A Look Back at Leaders-Owen Flom

Next up in our “Look Back at Leaders” series features Owen Flom. This will be Owen’s 8th year at Deerhorn, and he will be co-leading the Chippewa this summer. Let’s see what his mom has to say about his years at camp! Owen’s first trip to Camp Deerhorn was when he was just 6 months […]