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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…

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…

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…

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…

Social Distancing, Part V: Take Camp

By Stacy Pollack | January 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Social Distancing, Part V: Take Camp

When I was growing up, my mother had a sign in the kitchen that listed our meal options for the day. This is how I’ve felt about pretty much everything…

Social Distancing, Part IV: You Get What You Need

By Stacy Pollack | December 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Social Distancing, Part IV: You Get What You Need

Whenever I start to worry about how much of a hot mess I’m becoming during this pandemic, I take comfort in knowing that the world is full of hot messes…

Social Distancing, Part III: Who Says You Can’t Go Home?

By Stacy Pollack | July 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Social Distancing, Part III: Who Says You Can’t Go Home?

There’s a Bon Jovi song I love called “Who Says You Can’t Go Home?” If you’ve been around a while, you may have heard me use it in one of…

Social Distancing, Part II: Missing Pieces

By Stacy Pollack | April 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Social Distancing, Part II: Missing Pieces

At the beginning of all this, when the concept of quarantining to protect ourselves from the novel coronavirus was still, well… novel, we started doing puzzles. It began with the…

Social Distancing, Part 1: Reflections, Connections, Reality Checksions

By Stacy Pollack | March 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Social Distancing, Part 1: Reflections, Connections, Reality Checksions

I was an English major. I know checksions isn’t a real word. I also know that today is the 11th day my kids were supposed to be in school but…

Warm Hearts, Cold Feet

By Stacy Pollack | February 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Warm Hearts, Cold Feet

Today is February 14th. Valentine’s Day. I will dig up something red to wear. If I can find the heart necklace Micah gave me for our first Valentine’s Day, I’ll…

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Stacy Pollack

Stacy writes our popular Dear Camp Mom blog and works year-round to ensure that Bauercrest creates memorable experiences for parents and campers alike. She also creates photo montages inspired by songs most of our campers have never heard before but make the parents very nostalgic.

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