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Summer camps have changed since they were first introduced in the 1880s as a way to get white boys away from the cities.
The annual Met Gala, one of the biggest nights in fashion, unveiled its 2019 theme: camp.
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Little birds must fly the nest, learn to canoe and/or snag the second lead in the camp-wide production of “Guys and Dolls.”
When adults arrive at Camp Grounded, the first thing they do is turn in their phones. During the four-day retreat, campers assume pseudonyms, do not mention work or the word "J-O-B,' and interact with one another like kids. It's a way of stepping off the grid and reconnecting with one another, face to face.
A simple roller coaster moment? No, it was much more than that. It gave him power. It gave him courage. It gave him confidence.
It might just be a consequence of getting older. My kids are going off to college, to camp, to higher grades in high school. The family dynamic is shifting in subtle ways and I am home in an empty house on more occasions than I could ever remember.
I had no idea what I was getting myself into.
After endless Facebook photos of packed trunks and tearful goodbyes, everyone's kids have finally gone off to summer camp. And I admit that sometimes, when I think about all the fun they'll be having, I get a little jealous.
Fourth of July weekend has now come and gone, which means the kids have officially been away at camp for a over week. You should know this even if you don't send your own kids off to sleepaway for the summer, because over on Facebook, the entire process of getting ready for the big send off was meticulously documented by every single person you've ever met.
It was the mid-1970s and Muhammad Ali was my new hero. To me, a grade-schooler, he was larger than life and yet so down-to-earth. My parents were in his inner circle, which gave me magical memories and personal insights on greatness.
Our oldest child was eleven when he went away to his first weeklong summer camp. He came home sunburned, sleep-deprived, and filthy. When I picked him up from our church parking lot, everything in me wanted to get him home so he could shower and I could start the (massive) post-camp laundry. But instead, I took him out for a hamburger.
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There are so many things we love about this time of year...the leaves changing, fewer crowds at our favorite destinations, and the cool crisp air of autumn. The down side is that that cool air can turn freezing at night when you're out camping in the wilderness.