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…

Meet Tom!

We recently hired an exemplary young man name Tom from the UK. Tom’s passion is working with and influencing young people and we cannot wait for him to arrive. “My name is Tom! I’m from a town called Arnold in the city of Nottingham (UK). I’m very well known for being involved in almost every…

Scott Arizala educates our counselors during orientation week

Here at Camp Carolina we take orientation week very seriously to ensure all of our staff are well-trained and excited for that very first opening day. Orientation started on the night of Fri 25th and we hit the ground running with introductions and team building games. With around 120 staff on board this year there were a lot…

Congrats to the class of 2012 WFR students and farewell to our first father-son group!

Camp Carolinas tripping counselors are excited to have finished the first phase of their training required here at CCB for our trip Leaders-the Wilderness First Responder Course. Our horseback, mountaineering, earthworks, white water and surf/wakeboarding teams are now filled with qualified and experienced staff ready to take campers out on some exciting high adventure trips here at…

Super-dog Bella has a great time with Maclay Sophomore Safari this weekend

Camper and counselors past will be excited to read that Bella will be back at CCB for 2012! The pint-sized yapper belongs to Miss Katie Fenton who has been a nurse for the past few summers at camp and will be returning for 2012. Bella was lucky enough to spend this weekend under the patient guidance of CCB staff socializing and…

2 awesome new counselors and 1 exciting returnee!

The office is getting busy here at CCB! One big project was getting the parent packs and awesome new Camp Carolina T-shirts in the mail and on their way to our campers home towns. The office staff (Ec, Alfred, JJ, Jen, Marianne, Kylie and Phil) had a great time last Fri afternoon packaging and sorting…

Camp Carolina Counselor Update-Part 2

With just 1 month to go before Camp Carolina counselors start arriving, everyone is starting to get excited as it means summer season is almost upon us! All of our “tripping” counselors (counselors who take campers out of camp on trips)  will arrive between April 30th and May 1st to start the intensive 10 day Wilderness…

Bridge Building in Nicaragua with JJ

This year my travels took me to Central America surfing the waves of the Pacific Coast from Panama to Nicaragua.  The bulk of my trip was spent in a small fishing village in southern Nicaragua called Playa Gigante.  Gigante is a small town with around 450 locals. Arriving in the rainy season in Late October,…