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…

Bransen Brings it to NC!

We would like everyone to extend a warm welcome to Bransen from Australia! Bransen was hired at one of the famous “Down Under Fairs” and will be on our Archery, Riflery and Fencing team this summer! Bransen is from Jamberoo, NSW, Aus and is famous for eating a McDonalds soft serve ice cream in under…

Camp for Christmas

Summer Camp. How many children this Christmas will be unwrapping a camp T-shirt or catalog this year representing a summer camp session? We don’t know either but we are SO excited for those children. The gift they have received is the GREATEST gift in the world and the summer they will experience will be second…

A Seagulls Perspective

Hey everyone! My name is Zac but i’m better known at camp as Seagull, a name which I acquired my first year at camp all the way back in 2010. For those who don’t know me and would like to find out why I am called Seagull you will have just have to ask me…

Making New Zealand Dreams Come True!

My name is Rhys Smith, better known as Smitty at CCB, and I am originally from Australia but currently living and working as a youth worker in Queenstown, New Zealand. In the summer of 2013 I experienced the most exciting and memorable 10 weeks of my life and it was all thanks to Camp Carolina….

13 Signs You Have Spent a Summer at CCB!

Today I had a chuckle and was taken back to a shaving cream battle when I saw a bottle of shaving cream. I then had a laugh when I heard the song sandstorm on the radio and was taken back to a dance in the Dining Hall. I couldnt look a the Peanut Butter and Jelly…

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…

Meet Tennis Coach-Nathan!

Today we are introducing one of our superstar tennis coaches-Nathan. We asked Nathan what is your name, where are you from and what are you famous for? “My name is Nathan. I am from a small town of Harcourt which is about 1.5 hours outside of Melbourne, Australia. Last year I graduated from the Primary Education…