Entries for 'Jess Colgan-Snyder'
11/03/2016 14:16 PM
You Can Do Whatever You Want!
At Camp Hawkeye we spend as much time in the off-season as possible meeting and spending time with parents and kids. We do this in lots of different ways; home visits, organic encounters at community events, and camp fairs. It is great! No really, we love it! Jess and I relish getting out of the office and being with the families and kids that make the Hawkeye community so amazing!
Each of these opportunities for interaction carries with it a separate set of social parameters. It is always very interesting.
When we participate in events open to other camps or similar youth focused organizations I always listen closely to how the programs present themselves. Even when we get a chance to listen to parents talk about other camps or programs I pay close attention. In these instances it is very easy to discern what both the parent s value as well as the organization’s core philosophies.
One such opportunity had us next to a camp with more than a few basic similarities to Camp Hawkeye. This camp is also located in New Hampshire, it has a coed program, the campers live in cabins, the sessions are similar in length, and the kids spend...