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Why We Love Camp – Hear from our Campers, Staff, and Parents

It’s always heart-warming to hear from campers, staff, and parents about how much they got out of their summer.  We love the stories of campers learning how to swim, riding a horse for the first time, catching fish, climbing that steep hill to their secret forts, finding the daily D’junos, and meeting every morning and […]

Tips for Choosing the Right Summer Camp for Your Child

January is a good time to begin looking for the right camp for your child! Many programs are just opening their registration so parents still have time to do their research. We are happy to offer some suggestions and resources for parents based on our 46 years of experience in the Camp business. There are […]

Riding the Bus to Camp

Camp starts as soon as the campers step onto the bus- with lively camp songs, games and skits, campers are transported in a fun and safe environment.

5 Important Questions to Ask Camp Directors

Summer is still a few months off but the warmer spring days are beginning to beckon us outdoors to enjoy and appreciate the amazing nature burgeoning around us! While it may not be the first thing that comes to mind right now, many of us are beginning to think about (and plan) how we are […]

5 Great Reasons to Send Your Child to Summer Camp

Camp is a great way for your child to spend their summer!  There are countless benefits to sending your child to camp that will last them for the rest of their life.  Ann Woods, Director of Roughing It Day Camp, shares how camp can positively contribute to children’s development, based on her over 40 years […]

Roughing It Camp Tours – Spring Dates

Come see camp on January 15, January 27, Febuary 11 or Feb 19! Camp Tours are a perfect way to see camp, meet the Directors and ask any questions you may have about Roughing It. Check out our schedule of upcoming tour dates or schedule a personal tour at time that works for your family! 

What is so Valuable About Summer Camp?

Summer Camp is a special place for campers and staff to grow, learn, and create lasting friendships during the summer! Here are some of the many reasons why camp is such a valuable expereicne for young individuals! 

Only 1 Week Left to Save with Early Registration!

Looking to make this summer your best one yet? Early Camp Registration for summer 2018 is open now, but the savings won’t last long! We are excited to offer lower costs and up to $300 in savings for camper families that register by January 15th. Register online now to secure your childs spot at Roughing […]

Top 10 Reasons to Work at Roughing It This Summer

There are many ways that you can occupy your summers, and anyone that has worked at camp can tell you that it is a worthwhile experience. There are so many reasons why camp is such a great place to work for the summer, but the most important is probably how it will impact your life […]

Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays! This is one of our favorite times of the year, a time to be grateful for our family and friends. Here at Roughing It, we are especially grateful for all of our wonderful campers and staff, who made this summer so special. Our counselors have a special holiday message for all of our […]

What is so Valuable About Summer Camp?

Summer Camp is a special place for campers and staff to grow, learn, and create lasting friendships during the summer! Here are some of the many reasons why camp is such a valuable expereicne for young individuals! 

Happy Holidays from the Roughing It Staff

  Happy Holidays!  Our staff is missing camp this holiday season, and wanted to send many warm wishes to all of our campers! Check out their holiday videos and posts now on CamperCaboodle! You can also get a sneak peak of the holiday videos here!  From the Roughing it family to yous, Happy Holidays! 

Join us for Roughing It’s Holiday Gathering!

Enjoy some Holiday Cheer and Camp-Style Fun! You’re Invited! Camp families and staff, past, present and future – please join us! Visit with friends and enjoy some camp fun, festive crafts, and an (optional) hike to the ornament tree with Gus, the camp dog. Bring your family and friends along to ring in the New Year with us! […]

Why the best holiday gift is Summer Camp!

The holiday season is a special time of year. With the gift giving season at hand, we often find ourselves searching for the perfect gift for the children in our lives. There are Ipads and Iphones, Wiis and Xboxes, technology and toys as far as the eye can see. But are you looking for something […]