August 26, 2019

Every summer I travel to Colorado and New Hampshire. I return to the families that have been with our camp for years. I return to the children who - in short time - make leaps and bounds in their growth. I marvel, at the end of each season, at the ways in which their g...

April 24, 2019

Without curiosity, real learning, the joyful kind, doesn’t happen. Without the feeling of wonder and a call to investigation, comprehension of any subject becomes difficult. It’s like eating when you aren’t hungry - consuming what and when others tell you so that there...

April 11, 2019

What is Storycamp? The name doesn’t offer many clues. Answering used to be awkward and confusing. I stumbled through it, until one day, I realized there were two themes we incorporated into every session and they sounded really cool together: Circus Art andSurvival Ski...

March 21, 2019

Children learn through observing and we teach (often unconsciously) through modeling. Our lives, filled with information, screens, appointments, caffeine, and too little time might be manageable for grown-ups, but are often overwhelming for kids. Of course they adapt....

February 1, 2019

How to Break the Cycle of Bullying:

Power Dynamics and Resilience in Children

Parenting and working with children in any capacity has its triggers. In addition to being incredibly rewarding, it is emotional, often exhausting, and inevitably frustrating. During these mome...

November 16, 2018

It's Pretend-You're-A-Kid Month! Wh