Garrett Colgan-Snyder Saturday, October 28, 2017
This post is courtesy of Carol Stratton, journalist and author of two books including Lake Surrender, and, Changing Zip Codes.  It is based on an interview with a Junior Counselor in summer 2017, the subject of the post, Nicholas Keough, as well as her degree in Recreational Therapy and experience working with young people with Autism Spectrum...

Anonym Sunday, October 22, 2017

Garrett Colgan-Snyder Friday, May 5, 2017

You know that moment. The one where, your favorite song comes on the radio as you’re coasting to who-knows-where, and maybe the sunroof is open, and maybe the sky is torching up like a campfire. That moment, when the beat hits your blood, blooms electric. That is what it is like to...

Camp Hawkeye Administrator Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Self-Care & Summer Camp: How Our Kids Can Embrace Their Best


A few nights ago, as I looked up from the mirror, minty kaolin mask on my face, I stopped and wondered: if we take the time, to care for our skin, nourish our bodies, grow them in a way that lends itself to health and joy, why then, wouldn’t we do the same when choosing a summer...

Garrett Colgan-Snyder Thursday, February 2, 2017

Can’t Hold Us


This place. It’ll lean on the eaves of your ribs long after summer fades.  Smoky ochre sunrises, rising to...


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