Monthly Archives: August 2011

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

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Color War

by Ken Miller, Associate Director and Athletic Director

The echoes of Color War past reverberate throughout the history and memories of Moosilauke campers.  There was always the mystery of how Color War would be broken although many of us felt we knew what night it was going to happen.  The actual Color war breaks ranged from everything from ping pong balls bouncing all over the mess hall, letters to each camper received at rest hour,

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What You Learn About Boys From Running a Summer Camp

What You Learn About Boys From Running A Summer Camp

 by Bill McMahon, Co-Director

After twenty plus years of running a residential summer camp you learn a thing or two about boys. Here are some of the golden rules my wife and I have learned about how they learn and grow, all of which informs how we run Camp Moosilauke.

1) Peer culture drives everything.
Judith Rich Harris makes it very clear in her book The Nurture Assumption that the most powerful non-nature factor influencing how kids learn and grow is peer culture. 

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