The Cedarbrook Blog

Behind the Scenes: Pre-Camp

Pre-camp starts on June 10! Here, veteran staff member Tweetie talks about why she loves pre-camp and what happens during those two weeks. What happens at pre-camp, you ask? Magic. Just kidding. But that’s pretty close! Pre-camp, like work weekends, is a time where the property belonging to Camp Cedarbrook ADK actually starts to look […]

Cookin’ Out

Cookouts are a longstanding camp tradition. For dinner on Tuesday nights, we split up into cabin and tent groups and work together to make a meal together over a fire. We start preparing as soon as all the campers arrive on Sunday afternoon. Trying to accommodate everyone’s tastes can be difficult, but compromise is part […]

Camp is for the Birds!

Since our beginning in 1965, staff at camp have chosen “bird names” for themselves. This tradition comes from our original name, Camp Cherith, which is a reference to the story of Elijah being fed by ravens in 1 Kings: Now Elijah the Tishbite, of Tishbe in Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the Lord, the God […]

Camp as a Kitchen Aide

Being a KA (Kitchen Aide) is a great opportunity for girls in the Explorer Division (grades 9-11) to gain work experience while also still being able to experience camp! A group of KAs generally consists of six to eight girls, depending on the week. Kitchen Aids are responsible for setting the dining hall tables, serving […]

Why Camp?: Staff Edition

College students today struggle with making sure they have used every opportunity during college to ensure that they are the most prepared they can be to enter “the real world.” During my time at Wheaton College, I felt pressure to get internships and create networks in order to secure my future. Instead, I chose to […]

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