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Letter to the Directors of Camp Moosilauke

By Kyle, Camper 2008-2013

First off I would like to thank you all for six amazing years at Camp Moose. It’s certainly a magical place and that is in most part thanks to you. As summer quickly approaches, many of my friends are asking if I’m headed back to the place I refer to as my home away from home. Sadly, life catches up to you pretty quickly once you reach high school and I won’t be able to make it back this summer.

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Who Works at Moosilauke?

by Bill McMahon, Co-Director

It takes plenty of heart, smarts, resources, and dedication to run a great overnight summer camp.  It also takes a lot of people!  Moosilauke, which is a camp of 140 campers, has 72 full time individuals on staff—a 2 to 1 ratio of employees to campers. The 72 folks are comprised as follows: 48 activity/cabin counselors; 5 junior counselors; 7 kitchen staff; 2 nurses; 2 maintenance staff;

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Weekly Log Home 2012 #3

by Bill and Sabina McMahon, Co-Directors

It is our pleasure to write this third blog chronicling summer 2012.  Before we recap, a brief Camp history lesson and staffing overview has been provided.  Moosilauke first opened its doors in 1904 making it one of the oldest private camps in the U.S.  The dining hall and senior cabins S1 through S4 are all original structures.  Moosilauke was founded by Virgil Prettyman, an advisor to President Eisenhower and a long standing educator . 

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Weekly Log Home 2012 #2

by Bill and Sabina McMahon, Co-Directors

Our first full week has come and gone and life at camp is great: the returning kids are acting like they never left; the new campers have dived in head first; the weather has been spectacular; and the fish are biting.  All in all, summer the way it ought to be.

Our first Monday was sunny and hot, perfect for the plethora of trips and activities we had scheduled.

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Weekly Log Home 2012 #1

by Bill and Sabina McMahon, Co-Directors

It is our pleasure to write this first dispatch from Moosilauke during summer 2012, our 108th season.  As is our tradition, we post on our web site and send an electronic letter home each week to make sure parents know about all the activities, special events, and trips that make up the Moose Experience.  You can view pictures from the summer (and even buy prints) by clicking on http://campmoosilaukephotos.shutterfly.com/ or by going to the “View Photos” link in the “In the Media” section of the moosilauke.wpengine.com web site. 

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