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…

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…

Meet Mountaineering Man-Tom!

Hiring is full force ahead here at CCB! Alfred is about to head to Mexico to use his knowledge and passion for cooking to hire amazing kitchen staff and Kylie and Phil are heading across the pond to the UK to take part in 5 hiring fairs. We have already recruited an amazing team of…

Coming to a Town Near YOU!

We love watching new friendships form at Camp Carolina and whats better than keeping that friendship going year round or finding a camp friend that lives in your town? We travel all over the USA with our “Pizza Parties” aiming to share the magic of Camp Carolina with potential new campers but to also introduce…

Promo DVDs and Pizza Parties!

Here at CCB summer feels like a life time ago… The temperature has dropped, quietness has replaced chaos but surprise, surprise-its still raining! We have now turned our focus to working on ensuring that summer 2014 is our best summer yet. We have several maintenance projects under way improving old facilities and adding brand new…

Photo Video Fun!

Today we get to meet a new counselor who will be bringing incredible pictures and videos from the forests of Camp Carolina right to our campers parents photo-viewing-devices every day. It really is amazing that each evening our parents can log in and see what has been going on at CCB that day, through pictures…

All Good Things Come to an End!

What a whirlwind these last few days have been! The excitement of the Olympics and final campfire followed by the sad part of camp where the campers heading home. Then we had the camp pack down which our hard working counselors completed in record time before they  headed off to travel or to head back home to whichever country that may be!…

Critters, Orienteering, Fire Lighting and Stream Ecology at CCB

This year our hard-working Earthworks team have conducted some awesome trips in and out of camp. We have had multi day sea kayaks, in camp lake and river fly fishing, over night and day hikes plus the ever popular Man Vs Wild adventures to keep our boys excited and learning along the way.  This week…

You’re My Boy Blue!

The past few weeks have been very exciting over at Camp Carolina. After much anticipation our baby duckling arrived! He got here just in time for our 4 week campers to get to know him and take care of him during his first few days at CCB. Our 3rd Session and Intro Session 2 campers have…