Monthly Archives: July 2018

Weekly Log Home #6 2018

Hello Moosilauke Families!

It is our pleasure to write this first letter from Moosilauke for Second Session 2018 (July 23 through July 26th). We know you are eager to hear from us so this letter covers just the first few days. You can view pictures from the summer (and even buy prints) by clicking on http://campmoosilaukephotos.shutterfly.com/. We will do our best to post pictures every day. Please like us on Facebook by clicking on https://www.facebook.com/CampMoosilauke  and follow us on Instagram at camp_moosilauke.

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Why Your Child Needs a Little Stress and Mess

By Bill McMahon, Director

William Stixrud and Ned Johnson in their new book, The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives, are the latest authors to sound the alarm bell about the mental health of young people today. They write: “Adolescents and young adults today are five to eight times more likely to experience the symptoms of an anxiety disorder than young people were at earlier times,

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Weekly Log Home #5 2018

Dear First Session Moosilauke Families,

It was great to see those of you who were able to make it to Camp on Saturday. We had a beautiful day full of activities and a big buffet lunch by the beach. Before the lunch Bill gave a talk about the importance of giving kids autonomy so they can start building agency. His ultimate advice was for parents to help their kids lean into the “stress and mess” that comes with autonomy as opposed to trying to shield them from it.

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Weekly Log Home #4 2018

Dear Moosilauke Families:

The following are highlights from the third week of the Moosilauke First Session 2018, July 8 through July 14.

Sunday morning’s lazy day schedule was appreciated by all, especially after what was a busy and warm week. After a brunch of made-to-order omelets, cinnamon buns, sausage, bacon, and scrambled eggs, the campers enjoyed a morning of free play that included pickup basketball games, working out, ping pong, playing cards,

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Weekly Log Home #3 2018

Dear Moosilauke families,

Our weekly letters home–of which this is the third for summer 2018 covering Sunday, July 1 through Saturday, July 7th–are one avenue for you to stay in touch with what is happening at Camp. Liking us on Facebook and following us on Instagram (@camp_moosilauke) are two other great ways to have pictures, videos, and essays pushed out to you. And of course you can view the daily pictures that we post on Shutterfly.

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