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Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 31, 2012

This weekend we celebrate 60 years of Camp Stevens, as well as the retirement of our longtime Executive Director. We are entering a new era, that’s for sure! It is with supreme gratitude (and not just a little bit of awe) that we send off Peter and Vicki after their 40 years of dedicated, game-changing … Continue reading

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 30, 2012

“Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.” – Anthony D’Angelo

That’s a First: A Family Affair

Here’s a story from Summer Camp Director Trevor Graham-Wilcox: I first came to Camp Stevens for Thanksgiving Family Camp in 1992. My immediate family attended along with our Grandmother and stayed in St. Paul’s on Girls’ Hill. My siblings had all been to summer camp before, but it was all new to me. I remember … Continue reading

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 29, 2012

“My words are tied in one with the great mountains, with the great rocks, with the great trees, in one with my body and my heart. Do you all help me with supernatural power, and you, Day, and you, Night! All of you see me one with this world.” – Yokuts Indian prayer

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 28, 2012

“A good way to start thinking about nature, talk about it. Rather talk to it, talk to the rivers, to the lakes, to the winds, as to our relatives.” – John Lame Deere

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 28, 2012

“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” – Angela Schwindt

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 27, 2012

“The service you do for others is the rent you pay for the time you spend on earth.” – Muhammad Ali

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 24, 2012

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – William Shield

Shout it from the Mountaintop: August 23, 2012

“Begin difficult things while they are easy. Do great things while they are small. The difficult things of the world must once have been easy. The great things must once have been small… A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Laotzu

That’s a First: Cubby Envy

Here’s a First Time story from Assistant Chef Kate Hilliard: My first experience with Camp Stevens was when I was about 5 years old. My older sister was coming to camp with her class, my mom was going as one of the extra adults and I tagged along. The most distinct memory I have from … Continue reading