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July 18 – Terrific Taco Tuesday

July 19, 2017   Published by

With camp losing forty boys to trips today, the energy had to be supplied by a small cast of remaining campers! The members of Cabin 8 journeyed out to go Lazy River tubing, while numerous Upper Campers sallied forth for an epic three-day mountain biking trip! And bringing up the rear are our Beavers who... Read More »

8.13.16 – The End of the Road

August 13, 2016   Published by

At 12:31 PM EDT, the last camper rolled up the driveway, past the wall and out the front gate, officially bringing the 90th summer season at Birch Rock to a close. It was a good one; we laughed, we cried, we streaked our bodies with red and black paint and chased each other all over... Read More »

The staff is everything!

February 11, 2015   Published by

I have always believed Birch Rock Camp is about the staff. If you have a strong staff and they are happy, you will have the greatest summer ever. In picking the staff, you need a diverse group. You want to fill all the necessary staff titles and positions and pick the best man for each... Read More »

Re-entry and Camp’s Lasting Gifts, by Seth Wheeler

August 12, 2012   Published by

Well, my boy is back home and it didn’t take him long to update his Facebook profile, check his text messages and get caught up on his favorite TV shows. At first glance, you’d never know this was a kid who’d just spent the past seven weeks in the Maine woods – completely unplugged –... Read More »


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