The 2019 Peakers spent their weekend up at camp. Between enjoying fun out on the lake, a little lemon chicken, and exploring a white and frosty camp, the girls designed some great surprises and ideas to give the younger campers their best summer ever. We were so impressed not only with their ideas, but also the thoughtful way they wanted all of camp to enjoy the fun! Wow, everyone will be in for a great year at camp in just a few months.
Photos of the weekend retreat are posted in an album when you log in on our website.
Today, we are missing our girls. Leaving friends is always hard, but it is only hard because of the love, fun and great times we shared. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Last night we made wishes for great summers to come, and appreciated everyone who made camp so special. The Peak of 2018 worked hard to make themselves a very hard act to follow, but they recognize that our Seniors will be a wonderful Peak when they have their opportunity. Thank you Peakers. It has been a pleasure to watch you grow and amaze us. We are so excited to hear about the achievements and fun that are ahead of you all.
Point O’Pines Camp is a place, but even more so a community and we thank all of the people who make camp the way we love it. Thank you to all the campers, counselors, activity directors, area heads, and other staff who make it possible.
We miss you all, and we look forward to seeing you all again soon.
Banquet 2018 was a Journey to the Stars, piloted by the great Peak of 2018. Peak 2018 has amazed us all summer with their fine sportsmanship and warm relationship with all the younger campers. Tonight they brought the summer to a crescendo with an epic banquet. They will always have a place amongst the stars, and in our hearts.
Banquet is also the time to recognize the truly outstanding campers with awards both for this year and for their entire history at Point O’Pines Camp. We are so very proud of them and hope you will be too.
Best All-Around Equestrian Senior Lindsey
Swimming Hall of Fame Peaker Maya
Outstanding Athlete Peaker Alex G. and Peaker Jenna
Tennis All-Time Great Peaker Sammy
Distinguished Thespian Peaker Kayla
Sportsmanship Award Peaker Julia K. and Peaker Julia K. (Yes, you got that right 🙂 )
Camper of the Year Peaker Charlotte R.
Congratulations and thank you to all these deserving girls!
As parents, what we really want is a future where our kids are happy and can achieve their goals. We look for the very best schools, help the kids with their homework, and expose them to engaging cultural experiences. School builds a strong foundation of knowledge, but their bright future requires more.
Camp is not just for the fun of it, it is an experience that complements education in school. School excels, of course, with facts and traditional subject matter, while Camp excels at providing skills for life, learning and creativity. When kids get out of the classroom and into the bunk they are collaborating, communicating and solving problems. These are skills for the future that adults rely on every day in the office, and again when we get home. Camp activities and events are built around creativity, flexibility, initiative and leadership. All these learning experiences are firmly embedded in every day of fun with friends.
Every year we think of new fun for their summer, but we are also creating opportunities for growth in every corner of camp. There are just so many reasons we really love camp!
How great is an experience that kids love, and yet is a vital learning experience that prepares our children for a bright future. They win, we all win.