Spring Preparation Means Summer is Near!

I am sure everyone working at a summer camp has walked outside into warmer weather this week and thought “Summer is on its way!” and at CCB this was no exception. Spring is a time for preparation at Camp Carolina, the staff are hired and are preparing for the summer of a lifetime, most of our…

The Snow Day Challenge!

As I write this, Camp Carolina is being blanketed with beautiful, fresh snow! At the moment a few patches of grass on the OD field are showing but the rest of camp is bright white. And it is beautiful! We have 6-12 inches expected and for WNC-that’s a lot (and for me, the Australian-out of…

Children and Nature

I was recently browsing through our wonderful WNC weekly paper-the Mountain Express when I came across a very interesting article that once again made me feel that what we are doing here at Camp Carolina is so important. The article highlighted how even here in Asheville and Western North Carolina where we are literally surrounded…

They Don’t Just Have Fun!

When you think of summer camp-you think of fun, right? Campers can choose to participate in any activity they wish, they can be outdoors if the wish, they smile and laugh with friends and every day is an adventure. But there is so much more that summer camps offer, skills and life experiences that the…

A First Year Experience!

We recently received an awesome letter from the lovely Rockwell family in Alexandria, VA who sent their son Christian to Camp Carolina for the first time. Christian came to the awesome Father-Son weekend in May and his Mom Caitlin said “He had a wonderful time, but was still hesitant about going so far from home –…