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What Moosilauke has meant to me…from camper to counselor

By Steve Povich (camper 2003 to 2009, counselor 2010 & 2013)

When I arrived at Moosilauke for the first time about ten years ago, I saw a beautiful lake, sprawling fields, and Mount Cube watching over the bustle of activity. When I arrived about 3 weeks ago for my first summer as a counselor, I saw a strikingly similar scene. While I have changed in many ways over the past decade, Moosilauke has remained much the same, Continue Reading »

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The Old Camper and the Pond

by David Gordon, Head Counselor, former Camper

When I was young, I had one dream that topped the list. No, it was not becoming a Major League Baseball player, although I would not have minded in the least if things had worked out that way. Instead, the glory I sought could only be realized at Camp Moosilauke, on Upper Baker Pond, to be precise: to reel in the elusive “Wallfish.” The Wallfish is a very special fish.

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Farm Trip

by Gregory Locker, Counselor & Director of the Backcountry Leadership Program

This past Saturday a group of ten campers went to Kingsbury Market Garden (KBMG), my family’s farm in Waitsfield, VT. KBMG is your archetypal diversified vegetable farm growing over 40 kinds of produce on seven tillable acres. KBMG employs innovative methods, such as movable greenhouses and natural weed control, for efficient and sustainable production. To visit KBMG one is struck by the utter flourishing of life and astounded that so much can be grown by the farms limited staff of three (my two brothers and one intern).

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Climbing at Camp Moosilauke

by Gregory Locker, Counselor & Director of the Backcountry Leadership Program

Climbing At Camp MoosilaukeTwenty minutes down the road from Camp Moosilauke is a climbing area called Rumney. Rumney is one of the premier climbing areas in the United States, offering climbs ranging in difficulty from that fitting any beginner to some of the hardest climbs in the world. Campers of all ages have the opportunity to sample rock climbing at this remarkable climbing area.

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Competitive Play at Moosilauke

by Sam, Counselor-in-Training, age 16

 

Competitive Play at MoosilaukeCompetition has probably been one of the most memorable experiences for me at Camp Moosilauke. Friendly competition against other camps and even your friends can show your true character. Every game you either watch or participate in is fun, exciting, and positive.

Here at Moosilauke, it doesn’t matter if you win, lose, or tie. Having fun is the key ingredient during different competitions. Continue Reading »

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