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Monthly Archives:April 2018

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Summer 2020: Our Most Rewarding Camp Season Yet

It has been an absolute privilege to be able to operate Camp Pinnacle this summer. To be able to see the joy on children’s faces as they reveled in face-to-face connections with friends for two weeks at camp in the middle of a pandemic has been the most rewarding summer we have ever had! The […]

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Advice for Coming to Camp Healthy – Straight from the Nurse

By Andrea Little Gray, head nurse A healthy camp experience starts at home The build-up to going to camp is an exciting one. There’s the anticipation of meeting new friends, reunited with old ones, packing camp flair and gear, and maybe even getting to pick out a new pair of shoes or backpack. There also […]

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How to Make the Decision to Attend Summer Camp this Year

The framework for this article comes from Emily Oster, a professor of economics at Brown University. A mother of two, she writes a newsletter called “Parent Data,” which, as the name suggests, applies data to parenting decisions. We highly recommend reading her recent article, “How to Think Through Choices About Grandparents, Day Care, Summer Camp, […]

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Why We Are Opening Camp Pinnacle this Summer

The decision to open Camp Pinnacle this season has been the hardest one I’ve made in my 30 years working in youth development. The decision was made after many sleepless nights trying to figure which option was the best… out of no perfect options. It’s a decision made not from hubris, but with clear eyes […]

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Bake at Home with Recipes from Chef Richard

Like many other people, spending so much time at home has gotten us a little more acquainted with our baking tools! Has anyone made a new recipe recently? If you haven’t, or maybe you want to try another, we have three great options for you, each from Chef Richard’s recipe box. If you make one, be […]

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Brain Buster Challenge

During this unique time, we hope to be a resource for you. By now we can only assume your child has played the same board game 17 times, exhausted their coloring books, and beat the final level on their favorite video game—twice! Don’t fret, we are here to help. The Camp Pinnacle Brain Buster Challenge […]

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