Category: Roughing It News

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

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Today Is Giving Tuesday!

Today is giving Tuesday! Looking for a way for you and your family to give back this holiday season? Get involved in #GivingTuesday, a movement to create a global day of giving. Join us in supporting the Giving Tuesday movement by donating this holiday season! Pick a cause and share

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Get Your THANKS On with Fun Activities for Families!

Happy Thanksgiving from our Roughing It family to yours! The Thanksgiving Tree: A Family Activity of Gratitude While practicing and teaching gratitude is something we strive to do all year long, this season offers many opportunities to get creative in those efforts. One of our camper families shared their Thanksgiving Tree tradition

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Giving Tuesaday is Coming Nov 28!

Today is giving Tuesday! Looking for a way for you and your family to give back this holiday season? Get involved in #GivingTuesday, a movement to create a global day of giving. Join us in supporting the Giving Tuesday movement by donating this holiday season! Pick a cause and share

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What’s going on at Princess Row-a-Boat’s Tower?

Hello Campers! If you visit the Reservoir this Winter you may see Princess Row-a-Boata’s Tower is under construction. Don’t worry! Princess Row-A-Boata sent me a text message and let me know the Rangers are just doing some retro fitting to keep her tower safe!

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Happy Veterans Day!

Happy Veteran’s Day to one and all. We are so grateful to those who have served our country and who continue to serve today. Remember to spend today with those that have served our country so bravely in mind, and give them a special thank you if you can.

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Happy Holidays From Roughing It!

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

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Fall updates at the Res!

We took a trip down to the Res today, and we have some exciting updates! There are some great updates being made around the Res in the coming months. Near the visitors center, the rangers are going to be putting in a new native plant garden, as well as a

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Wishing everyone a safe and spooky night. We would love to see pictures of all of campers dressed up in their costumes. Check out our blog post from Gus about how to deal with scary things on this fright night. Happy trick or treating!

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Happy New Years!

Happy New Year campers!  We hope you enjoyed your winter break and are having fun back in school! The New Years is a great time to reflect back on your past year and look forward to the new one. Making new years resolutions is one of our favorite parts of the

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Roughing It Camp Tours – November 5

Come see camp on November 5! 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!  {{cta(‘4ff06d97-6652-4b18-a9c8-62f17ecce649’)}}

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#optoutside This Black Friday!

Looking for something to do on Black Friday?  We suggest you #optoutside and take your family outdoors for a hike at the Res.  Instead of shopping, get your whole family together, including  your Grandma and Grandpa, and go to the Lafayette Reservoir for a walk. All of the maple trees are turning bright

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