Trip Program in Review

August 8, 2012   Published by

“Alone I shoulder the sky & hurl my defiance & shout the song of the conqueror to the four winds, earth, sea, sun, moon & stars. I live! – Everett Ruess (1914-1934) Seeing this primal exhilaration, this barbaric yawp in a camper’s smile after he just summited a mountain or completed a hard paddle has... Read More »


AFTER 9 YEARS, PARENTS SEE THE REAL BIRCH ROCK…

August 6, 2012   Published by

As Board members and the parents of a counselor now in his 9th summer at the Rock (Gabe Dreyer), we thought we knew the heart of this camp from visiting days, blog stories, and the occasional first-person account from our son. We were wrong.


August 5th, Triathalon and Turkey Day!

August 6, 2012   Published by

Best Bed: Victor S. Best Cabin: Cabin 5 Super Camper: Patrick McL Twelve intrepid gentlemen participated in our annual Triathalon today!  Sunday Supper was turkey and all the trimmings.  The kitchen staff got a rousing Birch Rock cheer for the delicious meal.  Ever popular cross-camp-capture-the-flag followed, with a much needed refreshing general swim completing the... Read More »


Top 10 Joys of a Birch Rock Parent (and One Sorrow)

August 5, 2012   Published by

10. Your son has not touched a computer for umpteen days, and counting. 9. He has survived homesickness, unfamiliar food, the 7:15 wake-up bell, lake water, tucking in his shirt, strict table manners, and all types of rules and regulations.


August 5th, Triathalon and Turkey Day!

August 5, 2012   Published by

Best Bed: Victor S. Best Cabin: Cabin 5 Super Camper: Patrick McL Twelve intrepid gentlemen participated in our annual Triathalon today! Sunday Supper was turkey and all the trimmings. The kitchen staff got a rousing Birch Rock cheer for the delicious meal. Ever popular cross-camp-capture-the-flag followed, with a much needed refreshing general swim completing the... Read More »


Friday August 3rd, Day-40

August 3, 2012   Published by

Super Camper: Wade W Best Bed: Nick D Best Cabin: 8 Today was another spectacular day at BRC! Breakfast was hot oatmeal followed by a ham and cheese quiche with fresh fruit. Lunch was PIZZA FRIDAY!! Everyone LOVES PIZZA friday!


Birch Rock in the Community!

July 29, 2012   Published by

This morning Mystro, Asa K. and Milutin G went to the local Waterford church where they were invited to perform during their music Sunday service.  Mystro on clarinet and Asa on soprano sax performed a duet to begin the service.  After welcoming words from the Pastor,  Milutin WOWED the congregation with his impressive piano skills... Read More »


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