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…

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…

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…

Ry is Returning!

We are so excited about our returning staff for the summer of 2015! We have staff returning in almost every activity area and cannot wait for them to spend their 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th summers here at CCB. Our returners bring such a wealth of experience, knowledge and leadership that really helps our programs…

Greetings for Grace!

We would like everyone to extend a warm welcome and share our excitement with welcoming Grace to the CCB family! Grace is 23 and from a small country town in Aus and says she is famous for being a typical Aussie girl! The small country town Grace is from-Nhill-is famous for having Australia’s largest single…

A HUGE Welcome to Hamish!

This morning we are excited to introduce one of our Lifeguards (and part-time Earthworks) staff member-Hamish from New Zealand! “My name is Hamish Esslemont-Clow I am Australian born but have lived my life in New Zealand. I am famous for embarrassing myself at work. The costumes, the children’s jokes, the Freudian slips, the wookie howl,…