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The Spirit of Play

Another winter has come and we have once again decided to give our game closet a bit of a makeover, adding some new games, recycling older ones and creating some ...

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by Shai Rosenfeld January 07, 2020

Seventy-five Years and Thriving

Summer 2020 will be Glen Brook’s 75th year of Summer Camp. I am continuously inspired by and grateful to founder, William Harrer and his wife Dorothy Jeffries Harrer for having ...

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by Camp Glen Brook September 15, 2019

What Makes Glen Brook Special?

Why do we love summer at Camp Glen Brook? Mark Stehlik, our Summer Camp Director, reflects on what makes Glen Brook such a special place throughout the year—especially in ...

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by Jake Lewis June 07, 2019

On Phones and Phubbing

 In 2019 it is safe to say we sacrifice our time and sometimes each other to our phones more than anything else. We are all guilty ...

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by Shai Rosenfeld

On Food and Education

Robyn Morin has been our new Culinary Director here at Camp Glen Brook since January 2019. I sat down with him for a chat about food, ...

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by Shai Rosenfeld May 22, 2019

Life-changing and Lasting Experiences

The more I learn about the complex issues troubling our world, the more convicted I am that the work happening here at Glen Brook is of significant importance. I have ...

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by Shelley Goguen Hulbert May 16, 2019

Robyn’s Recipes: Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

Now you can replicate a bit of the Glen Brook magic right in your own kitchen with Robyn’s Recipes.

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by Jake Lewis April 16, 2019

A Glen Brook Guide to Homesickness

Our fabulous camp Nurse and Assistant Summer Camp Director, Katy Gibney—known as Nurse Katy, even in the off-season!—shares her experience with a common camp ...

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by Jake Lewis April 09, 2019

Can a Gap Year Make Up for a Bad Education?

During a Gap Year participants have agency over their education, have the time to understand themselves and engage with others in deep, meaningful, and enduring learning ...

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by Shai Rosenfeld

Brooklyn Waldorf School 4th & 5th Grade

We had a combined class trip with the Brooklyn Waldorf School’s 4th and 5th grades this week. We spent a lot of time exploring the still icy forest and ...

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by Camp Glen Brook April 05, 2019