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Teen SLC campers pose inn the woods, next to a wooden bench.

7 Reasons Trees Rule at SLC 

Thursday, January 26 | by Laura Miller
Category: Camp Families, Why Camp?

Trees! They are certainly all around us at Surprise Lake Camp and we never take them for granted. This February…

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Kids explore nature in the SLC garden.

Top 6 Reasons to Unplug at Surprise Lake Camp

Friday, January 20 | by Laura Miller
Category: Camp Families, Why Camp?

Digital devices are a distraction to all and an addiction to many. Scientific research has shown that technology interferes with…

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The Enduring Value of Friendships Forged at Camp

The Enduring Value of Friendships Forged at Camp

Wednesday, January 11 | by Sheryl, Camp Director
Category: Camp Families, Why Camp?

Many parents are understandably concerned with providing experiences for their children that will help them to grow up to be…

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Camp Through the Generations: A Family Tradition

Camp Through the Generations: A Family Tradition

Monday, December 5 | by Sheryl, Camp Director
Category: Camp Families, Why Camp?

If you’ve ever sent your child to summer camp or thought about doing so, you may not realize that you…

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Ways To Think About Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Ways To Think About Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 1 | by Sheryl, Camp Director
Category: Camp Families

Every Thanksgiving marks nearly a year’s worth of life experiences and world events, and every year feels different, in good…

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Aerial image of Surprise Lake Camp

Why You Should Tour Sleepaway Camp This Fall

Wednesday, October 12 | by Sheryl, Camp Director
Category: Camp Families, Why Camp?

Why You Should Tour a Sleepaway Camp This Fall   Fall is here: your child has returned to school, the…

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Timberline / Merrylane Weekly Update

Timberline / Merrylane Weekly Update

Friday, July 30 | by SLC
Category: Camp Families

It’s hard to believe this is our first week of the second session here at SLC! As some of our…

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Cedarwood Weekly Update

Cedarwood Weekly Update

Friday, July 23 | by SLC
Category: Camp Families

There is no better way to cap off the first session than the way we did this week. There was…

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Week Two Highlands Update

Week Two Highlands Update

Friday, July 16 | by SLC
Category: Camp Families

This week has been full of fun. On Sunday night we had breakdancers come and perform for the campers. Everyone…

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Merrylane Week Two Update

Merrylane Week Two Update

Friday, July 16 | by SLC
Category: Camp Families

This week felt a lot like a normal camp day as the rain subsided and the sun came out. The…

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