Yearly Archives: 2011

There is Nothing like a Good Story

by Gordon Porter “Port” Miller, Owner and Moosilauke story teller/yarn spinner since 1952

Over the years it never ceases to amaze me how powerful a good old ghost story is for Moosilauke campers. Whether it’s Doc Benton’s search for everlasting life, the Orford Butcher, or the attack of the great white ape, the listeners are quiet and very still. In a word, mesmerized! Some campers have heard the same story many times, others are puzzling over the validity of what’s being told,

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Letter from a Moosilauke Parent 8-14-11

Dear Bill and Sabina,

Sitting here in August we find it hard to believe that the summer is winding down.  School supplies have been purchased along with a new school bag and jeans.  Camp Moosilauke “active wear” is now PJ’s and the Moose sweatshirt has been hung in the closet.  We now understand the saying…”All good things must come to an end.”

It was about a year ago that we heard about Moosilauke for the first time. 

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Moosilauke Receives Rave Reviews!

by Bill McMahon, Co-Director

At Moosilauke we like to lead the examined life when it comes to understanding how we are doing with our campers and parents.  To this end, at the end of this summer we sent current parents an e-survey in which they were asked to rate all key elements of life at Moosilauke.  (4.5-week parents received the survey first; 2.5-week parents are completing the survey in September.)  The results we got back are very affirming.

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Why Camp Moosilauke

by Lisa, parent, Greenwich, Connecticut

As adults we are sometimes cursed and sometimes blessed by having the skill of reflection.  It is often my habit to look back at my life and wonder or think about the ‘what ifs’ or how different decisions could have changed my life.  Although we obviously make our decisions with the best information that we have at the time, the future allows us to postulate how we could have made better decisions or what we wished we had done differently. 

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Moosilauke Moments 2011: 1st Session, Weeks 1 & 2 from Camp Moosilauke on Vimeo.

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