2021 Leader Update

We shared the news yesterday on our social media, but we wanted to update our blog as well. We’ve had a change to our 2021 Leader crew. Sadly, Jack Pavia is unable to join us this summer at Deerhorn to … Continued


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


Che’s Lounge

As if 2020 was not already hard enough, last summer the Deerhorn Family lost someone who was near and dear to our hearts. Chetan Phadnis was someone who radiated kindness. Our staff looked up to him, he was friends with … Continued


Who They Are

This is Katniss. We adopted Katniss in the spring of 2015. She came to us from a rescue, as had Rooster several years before. But while Rooster was gregarious and social from the very beginning, Katniss was a different kind … Continued


The 2021 Deerhorn Leaders

We all know that 2020 has been one for the history books…not exactly in the best of ways. But in keeping with that theme, the Deerhorn summer will look a little different, in the best of way. For the first … Continued


A GoFundMe for Deerhorn

Dear Friends, Today we are announcing the launch of a Deerhorn GoFundMe campaign. We are grateful for the support of the families who are sponsoring this campaign for us. We have been overwhelmed by the love and support of the … Continued


Chetan’s Memorial

Many of you have been asking for details about Chetan’s service and celebration of life. Below is an email from his wife, Deborah, detailing how it all will be done, in light of the pandemic. Questions can be emailed to … Continued


In Memory of Chetan

It is with great sadness and very heavy hearts that we have to share the news that the Deerhorn Family has lost one of the greats. Chetan Phadnis has been a pillar in the Deerhorn community for over a decade, … Continued


A Look Back at Leaders-Inigo

Our final post in our “Look Back at Leaders” series is Inigo Banos, leader of the 2020 Navajo. He is from Mexico City, and this summer is his first at Camp Deerhorn. Here’s a funny story his parents recount from … Continued