More Than S'mores

A blog from the Kennolyn campfire

The Heart of Summer Camp in Santa Cruz: Friendship, Kindness, and Community

Posted by Kennolyn on November 10, 2016

I still remember my first night at summer camp. I was petrified. What if nobody in my cabin liked me? What if I had to talk in front of everyone? What if—heaven forbid—I was a terrible hiker? They seem like such small fears now, but when I was a ten-year-old girl, they were everything. I had been too shy to say much more than “hi” to my new bunkmates, so at the dining hall that night, I had no idea where to sit. I felt lost.

Podcast Episode 005: End of Summer- Now What?

Posted by Kennolyn on September 9, 2016

  Its the last night of resident camp for Summer 2016. Andrew and Allison sit down to discuss the end of the summer season and what is to come for summer 2017.   Music by Stephanie Gates and James Gorton I Produced and Edited by S.K. Finn

Podcast Episode 004: Day in the Life

Posted by Kennolyn on August 14, 2016

For the fourth episode Andrew and Allison discuss what a day at camp is like during the summer. Follow along as Andrew carries a recorder to document his daily activities- from before breakfast to the staff’s sign in at 11:45pm. Hear some daily highlights from different staff members and how certain times of the day at camp […]

Episode 003: Transitions

Posted by Kennolyn on July 24, 2016

In the third episode of Bunk Notes, Andrew and Allison speak about different kinds of transitions at camp- both the big life changing ones and the day to day ones. Hear how they have transitioned into different roles throughout their time at Kennolyn, as well as how they try to foster good transitions for both campers […]

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