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Log Home #5 2021

Dear Moosilauke Families,

It is hard to believe that First Session 2021 is in the history books. What an amazing 4.5 weeks! We hope your boys have been regaling you with specifics from the summer, including the trips they went on, the skills they learned, the special events they participated in, the chants and songs they have memorized, and of course the friends they made. Thanks so much for sharing your great boys with us!

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Log Home #4 2021

Dear Moosilauke Families,

We are happy to share our fourth letter home for summer 2021 covering Monday, July 12th through Sunday, July 18th. 

Overall, there is a very positive, kind, authentic, and warm “vibe” at camp this session—even with the rain! Many days it is most evident during announcement and community time after the meals. The sheer joy and togetherness that you feel when the whole camp locks in on one of the traditional chants and songs is very moving.

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Log Home #3 2021

Dear Moosilauke Families,

Our letters home—of which this is the third for summer 2021 covering Monday, July 5 through Sunday, July 11th—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 by clicking here.

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Motivation for Boys: What Can We Do About It

by Bill McMahon, Director

The other day I came across Leonard Sax’s 2016 book, Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men. In the book, Sax makes the case that boys are doing worse relative to motivation and success at school—and relative to life in the “real world”—than at any other point in recent modern history. He cites the fact that the proportion of male undergraduates within the collegiate student body has dropped from 70% in 1949 to 42% in 2006 as a key indicator of the problem.

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Log Home #2 2021

Dear Moosilauke Families,

It is our pleasure to send this second letter home during summer 2021 covering Monday, June 28th through Sunday, July 4th. Camp is off to an awesome start. The week’s weather started out sunny, dry, and quite warm, so the boys were able to be outdoors and engaged in all camp activities and trips this first week, many opting to participate in activities involving the water. Rain arrived late in the week,

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