Summer Camp Blog

Jul 28, 2021
Ask your girls what they like most about Agawak, and these two things will top the list: Friends and fun. While these takeaways certainly are central to the camp experience, a whole lot more happens in these woods, and in cabins, and on our playing fields. Weeks away from parents and familiarity...
Jul 20, 2021
Sunday was our first campfire of the second session, and the bleachers were filled with dozens of old campers, a sprinkling of new campers and a dedicated and determined staff. The sun was setting, casting a rosy orange glow on Blue Lake, as we all sat – one community – around a...
Jul 16, 2021
There is an old wedding tradition that says the bride should have something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a sixpence in her shoe. I think those traditions also speak true at Agawak, though we have rocks and sand in our shoes instead of an old coin which stopped...
Jul 14, 2021
What do our campers do all day at Camp Agawak? The answer is: Just about everything. Today, they woke up to a cool morning under a flawless blue sky, with temperatures peaking around 80 degrees by noon.  As I walked the grounds these past few days, my heart felt full of love and...
Jul 10, 2021
So much has changed at Agawak since I started here decades ago -- new cabins, new colorful floating toys on the lake, healthier foods –though the most crucial artery of camp life is unchanged. And that is, the tight bonds of friendship that happen in the woods, off-screen and in real-time...
Jul 05, 2021
Once again, our Agawak dancers were the stars on the 4th of July which had many stellar moments, from chalk drawings to the dunk tank that left many a soaked counselor, to the Slip N Slide, to corn hole, to swimming, to an exciting and close staff-CIT softball game.And, of course, there was food...
Jul 05, 2021
Once again, our Agawak dancers were the stars on the 4th of July which had many stellar moments, from chalk drawings to the dunk tank that left many a soaked counselor, to the Slip N Slide, to corn hole, to swimming, to an exciting and close staff-CIT softball game.And, of course, there was food...
Jul 02, 2021
We are off to the start of a great summer on Blue Lake. The past several days have flown by way too quickly but not without creating some incredible moments together. Overall, the weather has been cooperating allowing campers the opportunity to explore new activities while making new friends with...