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…

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…

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 Horseback Counselor Megan!

Today on the staff blog we get to meet Megan-One of our awesome horseback counselors! “My name is Megan, and I am from a little suburb in Sydney, Australia, called Pennant Hills. I would say I am most famous for having an adventurous soul, always smiling and being just a little horse crazy.” She is…

The last few days of camp are super exciting here at Camp Carolina-we sure like to finish camp with a bang! The second last morning we wake up and prepare for World Cup Soccer… The whole camp is split into teams and the counselors enter the dining hall with “Captain America” donning full face paint and…

Man Vs Wild…CCB Style!

Here at CCB we are always looking at introducing new additions to our program as well as developing and improving the current activities we offer. Last year we introduced an activity called “Man Vs Wild” which is typically run by our highly trained Hiking Adventure Staff. Last week we had Super-Hikers Kane McIlroy and Davis Menard take some of our eager…

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…