Monthly Archives: February 2016

Staff Spotlight

Celebrating 100 YearsRuth

Birthplace: Castleton, Vermont
Job: Outdoor Education Teacher at the John Dorr Nature Laboratory at Horace Mann School
Activities taught in 2015: Alpine Tower!!
Fun Fact about yourself: Last winter I made an igloo, ordered pizza from it, and ate inside it. Best. Day. Ever.
Not-So-Secret Passions: Playing outside, hiking, skiing, laughing, climbing trees and horseback riding.
Favorite Camp Food: Sweet Potato Fries
Favorite Camp Song: Magic and On My Honor, and R-E-D
Favorite Camp Activity: Cabin Nights
Favorite Memory of Lochearn: Opening day every summer when the campers first get there. The excitement and enthusiasm is incredible!
Ruth’s Advice to new members of the Lochearn Family: “Lochearn is one of the most special places in the world, meet as many people as you can, and the amazing experiences and memories will come naturally!”

Chloe

Birthplace: Bridgend, Wales
School: Cardiff Metropolitan UniversityCelebrating 100 Years
Activities taught in 2015: Gymnastics, Snorkeling, Sailing, Diving
Fun Fact about yourself: I started gymnastics
when I was two years old and still love it!
Not-So-Secret Passions: I love learning, whether it’s academic or learning new things about myself.
Favorite Camp Food: Chicken Patties and S’mores Bars
Favorite Camp Song: The Princess Pat
Favorite Camp Activity: Gymnastics or Paddleboarding
Favorite Memory of Lochearn: Opening Day of First Session, when I met the girls in my cabin and knew I was going to love every minute of camp!
Chloe’s Advice to new members of the Lochearn Family: “Leave all worries and concerns at the gate, you are going to have the best summer of your life and develop friendships that will long outlive the short time spent together at camp.”

100th Year Celebration!

Established in 1916, Lochearn turns 100 years old this year! We invite alumni to celebrate with us on one of two days during the summer of 2016. Join us to enjoy lunch and some of Lochearn’s longstanding traditions in the afternoon.

Save the date for one of these two Celebration days:
Saturday, July 2nd – OR – Saturday, July 30th
11:30 AM: Alumni Arrive
12:00 PM: Lunch Buffet
1:30 PM: Campfire Ceremony
2:45 PM: Blue & Green Activity
6:15 PM: Dinner
7:30 PM: An Evening on Campfire Hill

More details will be coming soon! Please RSVP for one of the two 100th Year Celebration days via email to [email protected]. In your email, please include which day you would like to attend.

We look forward to sharing 100 years of tradition with you!

100 Years!

Lochearn News & Gear

It’s going to be another amazing summer in Vermont. We’re excited for a few new aspects of our activities! Projects to improve the areas of Archery and Arts & Crafts are underway. Waterskiers and wakeboarders will be using a new ski boat this summer, and we will be bringing CrossFit style exercises into pilates class!

Theatre Production

Whether you are a Lochearn theatre enthusiast or enjoy watching and supporting the performers, get excited for this summer’s musical theatre production of Peter Pan!

Order your gear early!

Make sure your family is prepared for the summer by ordering your Lochearn gear early! You can view the packing list and order from the Lochearn Webstore on our website. Order before May 1 to avoid delays.

amerisport-store

Visit www.CampLochearn.com and click on “Lochearn Families” at the top of the page. You will find the link to the “Camp Store” in the menu bar.

Here are some other helpful hints for ordering:

  • Trunks and duffels are both great for camp, but they must be 15″ in height or less to fit under the beds.
  • Shipping from Amersport can take 14-21 business days. If you place an order after May 1, have it shipped to camp at 1061 Robinson Hill Road, Post Mills, VT 05058.