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Camp Decisions: No Day At The Beach

By Stacy Pollack | January 9, 2023 | Comments Off on Camp Decisions: No Day At The Beach

Is My Son Ready For Overnight Camp? We get asked all the time about the right age to start overnight camp. Parents worry about kids being too young for all…

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The Power of Play

By Stacy Pollack | December 18, 2022 | Comments Off on The Power of Play

When our kids were little, my husband and I used to weave our way through Mega Bloks, Magna-Tiles, toy trains, race cars, wooden puzzle pieces, stuffed animals and balls… so…

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The Boys of Bauercrest

By Stacy Pollack | October 28, 2022 | Comments Off on The Boys of Bauercrest
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Parents experiencing the action firsthand This past summer was the first since 2019 that we were able to open camp to prospective families. We hosted tours, Training Camps, and the…

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Dear Camp Mom – June Edition

By Stacy Pollack | May 20, 2022 | Comments Off on Dear Camp Mom – June Edition

Hello, Bauercrest families! It’s really happening… Staff Week is only one month away! This is such an exciting time for those of who’ve been planning out this summer all year…

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What Are We Waiting For?

By Stacy Pollack | March 31, 2022 | Comments Off on What Are We Waiting For?

When I think back on this past year and all the times I abruptly ended a conversation with my kids with a “Fine. Whatever,” I am reminded once again that…

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Dear Camp Mom… (March Edition)

By Stacy Pollack | March 11, 2022 | Comments Off on Dear Camp Mom… (March Edition)

Hi there… me again. This month’s Dear Camp Mom Blog covers two topics that come up all the time: Pull-Ups and Packing. Please keep these awesome questions coming! First, because…

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Dear Camp Mom…

By Stacy Pollack | February 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Dear Camp Mom…

Hi there, Bauercrest parents! It’s me, Stacy… a.k.a. Camp Mom. If you’re wondering what that means, it’s more or less (exactly) what it sounds like. I spend my summers at…

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Why Be On Staff?

By Adam Dobbin | January 7, 2022 | Comments Off on Why Be On Staff?

When I was a camper, being a “Crestman” was about being a responsible kid in the bunk, a good sportsman on the fields, and a prideful member of both my…

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Amazing New Camper Referral Program!!!

By Stacy Pollack | December 6, 2021 | Comments Off on Amazing New Camper Referral Program!!!

Hello, Bauercrest Families… There’s no denying that this pandemic has been challenging for everyone. The fact that Bauercrest couldn’t open in 2020 for the first time in 90 years was…

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Social Distancing, Part VI: Bubbling Up

By Stacy Pollack | March 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Social Distancing, Part VI: Bubbling Up

This past December, our youngest son became a bar mitzvah. For months, we’d gone back and forth over what we should do in light of all the restrictions. Should we…

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