Summer Camp Makes Kids Tough

Summer Camp Makes Kids Tough

Many camps are perfect for sissies.  The experience they offer is shallow, hollow, bland, and comfortable.  At the end of each session, campers leave with little more than a nice memory.  Such a waste of time. As most of you know, I have been the Executive Director of...
11 Books You Might Want To Read

11 Books You Might Want To Read

This year I set a goal to read 40 books.  For some that might seem like a lot, but relative to some I greatly respect, it is not that many.  Below are the books I have read so far this year, with a brief description of each.  You might want to pick one or two of them...

The Power Of Camp [Infographic]

Summer camp is a powerful place.  I know that first hand.  Over the past few decades, our culture has changed dramatically.  Because of these changes, the impact that a week of camp can have on a child has only increased. Last week I came across this infographic...
When You’re Done Learning, You’re Done

When You’re Done Learning, You’re Done

There is a movie quote that haunts me.  It comes to my mind every so often, even though I haven’t heard it quoted directly in years.  As I think about it, I am reminded how I want to live. Remember the movie, Runaway Jury?  In it Gene Hackman is making a point...