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Summer Without Camp

Summer is coming, sure as anything can be.  We’re in the midst of a week of heat that feels like it’s already here!  The vegetables (and the weeds) ...

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by Jake Lewis June 01, 2020

In Light of Fear

When I find myself compelled, troubled, or otherwise wondering about something, I often turn to etymology to deepen my understanding of the thing in question.  In all my conversations with ...

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by Jake Lewis March 25, 2020

What Brings Us Together

  Music is a part of our daily lives here at Camp Glen Brook.  Singing blessings at each meal, whistling tunes while doing chores, and ending each day with group ...

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by Jake Lewis March 10, 2020

To Be or Not to Be…..a Meat Eater?

That is the question I ask myself each time my husband and I decide to “harvest” a cow on our own farm, not at Glen Brook. We have a micro-dairy, ...

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by Shelley Goguen Hulbert February 14, 2020

Do the Snow Dance

When I was growing up in the suburbs of New York City, whenever winter rolled in my two siblings and I longed for snow days. The whole family would sit ...

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by Jake Lewis January 22, 2020

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 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