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Uncle Scrap Iron

Uncle Scrap Iron

In the brochure photo he looked larger than life. It was 1974- way before Arnold or Lou had entered the collective popular image of what it meant to be “ripped”, but Uncle Terry Moore cut an imposing figure in the first Camp Mishawaka brochure I ever saw. It’s as true... read more

The Foundation of Youth

The Foundation of Youth

It has begun! Not the start of our 2nd session- which kicked off this Sunday, but the “Back to School Mania” that strikes every year on the 5th of July! We had barely had time to recover from the Independence Day festivities before we were reminded that summer is indeed,... read more

Magical Thinking

Magical Thinking

I spoke with a parent recently who was looking for a camp to send her two children to this summer. It was her sincere hope that she could send her children to a camp that operated just as it would pre-COVID19. Her children could take no more of the protocols,... read more

These Things We've Come to Know

These Things We've Come to Know

These Things We’ve Come to Know Within the past few weeks you have likely heard from everyone who has your email address (from your friends and family to the folks that change your oil!) with expressions of gratitude. At the risk of blowing our own horn, we’d like to share... read more

The Joy Thief

The Joy Thief

What if I told you that Camp Mishawaka had commissioned a study of the impact of our product, hired smart professionals, used all the tools available to get good data, and let the study run for 3 years only to find out that 32% of respondents felt worse about themselves... read more