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Résumé Tips for the Outstanding Camp Counselor

Hello past, present, and future counselors!  Are you wondering if a summer of fun at camp would contribute to your professional life via résumé? Wondering how to neatly display the whirlwind of your summer onto your résumé? Looking for examples? We have you covered! The tools to effectively run, and participate in, a healthy camp community are the same ones …

2019 Program Calendar

    IT’S HERE! IT’S HERE! THE 2019 PROGRAM CALENDAR IS HERE! Check out all the amazing things we will be doing this summer.

Happy winter solstice!

Merriam-Webster’s word of the day today is solstice. It was a good reminder that today is the winter solstice, and it is a happy occasion for me! It should come as no surprise to anyone that I LOVE CAMP. As a child, I endured school and lived for summer. It was the time of year that camp happened, with all …

2019 Staff Applications are Open!

There is no better feeling than finishing a summer knowing you made a difference in a child’s life. Here’s your opportunity to do just that. Working at camp is more than just a summer job, it’s an unforgettable experience full of growth and unbreakable bonds. We’re excited to announce that applications for 2019 summer staff are now open! Explore the …

Meet Katie, our new Program Director!

I’m so thrilled to be your new program director! My name is Katie Dougherty! Hello from Florida! I wanted to take this opportunity to express my joy and excitement for this upcoming year.  The support and love I’ve received already is heart-warming and I want to say a big thank you to everyone! I also want to share a little bit …

Active lifestyle: My Heart Story–Jessica A

Editor’s Note: One of the great things about camp is the healthy, active lifestyle. Even if you’re not an athlete, you move around a lot, whether you’re playing or just getting from one place to another. All that spent energy enhances mood, mental alertness–and isn’t bad for looks, either! In our description of camp, the H in “HEARTS“ stands for Healthy atmosphere. …

Self reliance: My Heart Story – Gwenyth M

Editor’s Note: Camper Gwenyth says that coming to camp has built up her self reliance.   Self reliance is something you must practice to become good at. Until you put it to work, it’s only a concept. Camp is a safe and fun environment for a child to learn that she does have what it takes to fend for herself. …

Self reliance: My Heart Story — Chloe B

Editor’s Note: Self reliance, simply put, is the ability to find out for yourself the resources for your needs–both intrinsic and extrinsic. One of the best things about going to camp is navigating the ins and outs of each day without the sheltering presence of the family. Camp is a place where girls are safe to try new things and …

Facing fears: My Heart Story – Abby R.

Editor’s Note: Camper Abby R. says that facing fears is such an important thing for her. We could tell you how amazing Heart O’ the Hills Summer Camp for Girls is, but that would be no fun. So we asked our Heart Campers to share their experience about camp.  Periodically we post a camper’s “Heart Story”. We hope you enjoy …