A Letter from Camp about the Moosilauke 2020 Season
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A Letter from Camp about the Moosilauke 2020 Season

Dear Moosilauke Families, Staff, Alumni, and Friends,

We hope you all are safe and healthy, and enjoying some special family time during this uniquely challenging period.

As you know from previous communications, we have been engaged in significant research and planning into whether we can open Moosilauke in a manner that ensures the same high level of safety and health for our campers and staff that we have all come to expect.

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A Letter from Sabina and Bill regarding COVID-19

Dear Moosilauke Parents, Staff, and Alumni,

We hope you and your extended family are healthy and making the best of a very difficult situation.  

To state the obvious, we are in a very dynamic situation where every day brings new information. While we can’t predict the future, there is currently no factual basis to believe with certainty that Moosilauke will not open as planned in June. Given this, routine pre-camp planning continues–we are enrolling families,

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Why kids at “high-achieving schools” are now an “at risk” group and what we should be doing about it

by Bill McMahon, Director

The research is in: students at “high achieving schools” are now an “at risk” group. A Washington Post article from this past fall states that: “…studies have found that adolescents in high-achieving schools can suffer significantly higher rates of anxiety, depression, substance abuse and delinquent behaviors, at least two to three times the national average.” And, these schools are the public and private institutions parents are all trying to get their kids into because of the quality of the programming and the positive testing and placement outcomes.

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Log Home #9 2019

Dear Moosilauke Families,

We are pleased to send you our final letter home for the Second Session of Moosilauke 2019, covering Friday, August 8 through Tuesday, August 13, 2019.  

By the time you receive this your boy(s) should be home with you. We hope they have regaled you with great stories about friends, trying new things, and the special spirit of Moose. If you are so inclined we would appreciate it if you would post a review of your son’s Moose experience at CampRatingz.com since this site is an important resource for prospective families.

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Log Home #8 2019

Dear Moosilauke Families,

It is our pleasure to write this second letter from Moosilauke for Second Session 2019, covering Sunday, August 4 through Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Sunday was the first “Lazy Sunday” of the Second Session. The boys enjoyed some well-deserved extra sleep and a delicious buffet breakfast of made-to-order omelets, bacon, sausage, homemade chocolate chip muffins, and potatoes. After breakfast, campers ventured down the hill for free play. The highlight of the day was all-camp Capture the Flag in the afternoon.

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