How Does Opening Day at CCB Work?

Opening Day is one of our favorite days here at Camp Carolina! The atmosphere at camp is one of pure excitement and happiness with the counselors waiting enthusiastically  at the entrance of camp ready to greet their campers after weeks of on site training and months of waiting for this moment. On arrival you will be…

Camp Sick?

Summer 2016 ended 9 days and 21 hours ago. That is “real life” time. In CCB time it feels like a full month has flown by! And we have missed everyone and the excitement of life at camp every single minute. Since our campers and staff headed off on new adventures we back at home base…

Welcome White Water Mitch!

Today we are excited to welcome Mitch to the CCB team! Mitch was hired back in Jan to work on our white water team this summer and we are stoked for him to arrive for the summer of a lifetime! Introduce Yourself! My name is Mitchell Gawthorne, I am from the beautiful Blue Mountains in…

Welcome Tom from Australia!

It is that exciting time of the year when we begin to introduce our awesome summer staff! First up is Tom! Tom was recently hired on our Down Under hiring trip in Australia. Tom is a 25 year old primary school teacher back in Aus and also studied film and media-making him a wonderful asset…

Missing Home at Camp. Part 2

As mentioned in our last blog, “Missing Home. Part 1” we discussed how to help your son gain experience being away from home and a few other tips to help your son before he arrived at camp. But what happens if you receive a homesick letter from your son while he is at camp? Or a…

Missing Home at Summer Camp. Part 1.

How do you handle homesickness? It is one of the most common questions we get asked by new parents considering sending their son to sleep away camp for the first time. Helping a camper through a bout of homesickness at summer camp is one of the most important and amazing components of any summer camp…

Camp Carolina 2015 Yearbooks… Are HERE!!!

All over the US, Mexico, NZ and Europe our 2015 campers are receiving a very special Thanksgiving Camp Carolina gift-The 2015 Yearbooks! The Yearbooks include footage from that particular session and highlights the activities on offer but also those “special” memories and moments specific to that session. Jeff Hallet’s amazing talent show “Riptide” performance in Main…

Join our Photo Blog on Facebook and Instagram

This summer we have focused on getting as much info to our families, alumni and campers via Facebook and Instagram. A picture says a 1000 words and we hope y’all are enjoying keeping up to date with our summer fun via Social Media. If you have missed us- Here is our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/camp.carolina1924 and on…

WHATADAY!

Whooo Camp is well and truly underway. So much has happened since our last blog that we don’t know where to start… On Monday our Newts went out on an all day rafting trip to the mighty French Broad! They had a great time rafting with their new cabin mates and we hear that the…

#summerishere

We are SO excited to announce the #summerishere Yesterday we welcome campers aged from 5-17 whom are staying for 1, 3, 7 and 10 weeks at the best place on Earth. Opening Day was enthusiastic as ever-with all drop offs going smoothly and campers getting a head start on some of their MUST do activities…

Congrats to our New WFR’s!

Congrats to our WFR Class of 2015! On Wednesday, 19 of our awesome new and return Trip Leaders (and around 10 external outdoor professionals) completed their 8 day Wilderness First Responder Course! This intensive course is run by Wilderness Medical Associates International and is described as “an ideal course for outdoor educators, guides, SAR team…

Introducing Andy from Perth, Australia

Today we are excited to introduce and welcome Andy from Perth, Australia to the CCB family! Andy is making the trip half way around the world in a few weeks to take part in his pre-season training and we are so excited for his arrival. Andy is famous for playing in a volleyball game that…