A Look Back at Leaders-Navin Linson

Next up in our Look Back series, we get to hear from Priya and Josh Linson, Navin’s parents. Navin is the Leader of the 2024 Deerhorn Wolves, is from Willowbrook, IL, and is returning to Deerhorn for his 8th summer!     It’s hard to believe that I’m writing this post, after reading Leader “look-backs” […]

His First Year at Deerhorn

We can’t believe it’s almost 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 152 campers who will be joining the Deerhorn Family, coming to camp for their first summer at Deerhorn on their own. And we […]

A Look Back at Leaders-Desmond Mangat

Every year, we ask the parents of our 4 Deerhorn Leaders to look back at their son’s years at Deerhorn. It’s so fun to hear them reflect on all the years their kids have spent at camp and the growth they’ve seen along the way. We kick off our Look Back series with Desmond Mangat, […]

The 2024 Deerhorn Leaders

This day every year is always both the best and the worst. It’s the easiest and the hardest.  It is the best because we get to introduce you to four incredible kids who will lead our 4 camp teams next summer. It’s the worst because introducing them means also having to send emails to all […]

A Look Back at Leaders-Walker Bruce

Next up in our Look Back at Leaders series, we introduce you to Walker Bruce. Walker is returning to Deerhorn for his 8th summer as a camper, and will be leading the Deerhorn Eagles. Here’s what Walker’s parents have to say about his tenure at Deerhorn! Before we look back further, we want you to […]

A Look Back at Leaders-Connor Wood

Our Look Back at Leaders series continues this week as we introduce you to Connor Wood. Connor is returning to Deerhorn for his 5th summer in 2023, leading the Deerhorn Bears. We asked his parents to reflect on Connor’s years at Deerhorn, and for this blog, Connor interviewed his parents! Q & A with Connor […]

A Look Back at Leaders-Nelson Goodrich

Every year, we ask the parents of our 4 Leaders to write a guest blog post, looking back on their son’s years at Deerhorn. We love hearing about those early years, when the love of Deerhorn really took hold! We can’t wait to spend the summer with our four incredible Leaders. Today, Nelson Goodrich’s parents […]

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 […]