Weekly Log Home #6 2015

It is our pleasure to write this first letter from Moosilauke for the first week of Second Session 2015, July 27th to August 1st. As is our tradition, we will send an electronic letter home each week to make sure you know about all the activities, special events, and trips that make up the Moose Experience. You can view pictures from the summer (and even buy prints) by clicking on http://campmoosilaukephotos.shutterfly.com/. We will do our best to post pictures every day.

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Weekly Log Home #5 2015

Dear Moosilauke Families,

The following is a recap of the final week of First Session 2015, Sunday, July 19th through Saturday, July 24th.

Sunday morning, July 19, after a hearty brunch, the vast majority of campers twelve-and-under rushed down the hill to play in our intramural Coke league baseball games. The teams were coached by the oldest campers, the Senior A1s (fifteen-year-olds), and managed by members of the baseball staff. The rest of the camp had free play until a camp wide swim before lunch. 

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The Art of Fostering Skill Acquisition and Self Esteem in Boys

By Bill McMahon, Co-Director

DSCN5116As I have written before, our overarching goal at Moosilauke is to help create confident, resilient, honorable, and happy boys and young men.

To achieve our goal we have a laser like focus on a few essential philosophies and practices.  It all starts with positive risk taking since it is through encountering and overcoming failure that  performance character traits like grit, resilience, and tenacity are created.

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Weekly Log Home #4 2015

Here are the highlights from week three 2015, July 12 to 18th:

Sunday morning’s lazy day schedule was appreciated by all, especially as it was a hot day.  After another delicious Sunday brunch of made-to-order omelets, homemade donuts, assorted cereal, and the yogurt bar, there was a USA vs. the World counselor soccer game. Many campers were in attendance to watch their favorite counselors play in a “friendly” match. Following the game there was free play followed by an open swim and a Junior Hill scrub-up in the lake. 

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Weekly Log Home #3 2015

It is our pleasure to write this third letter chronicling summer 2015, the week of Sunday, July 5 through Saturday, July 11th. (As always, this letter covers all the fun trips, events, and happenings that take place above and beyond our normal daily program of three assigned activity periods in the am and our two free choice sign-up periods in the afternoon.) Hard to believe that we have already completed two full weeks of camp!

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