Posts tagged with session c

Pouring Joy

Pouring Joy

After being blessed with straight sunshine for 4 days, the rain has hit us hard. We woke up this morning to a downpour, and it didn’t stop until after...

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Lazy Days of Summer

Lazy Days of Summer

Traditionally the day after Color War is the day of rest. Everyone is very tired after a long 4 days of competition, and nothing sounds better than a ...

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COLOR WAR DAY 4

COLOR WAR DAY 4

The final day of Color War 2018 was a day for the history books. We woke up to fantastic weather but there was a threat of rain for the early afternoo...

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COLOR WAR DAY 3

COLOR WAR DAY 3

Day three of Color War has the highest stakes with the most points on the line for the teams. This day has historically been a game-changer for many ...

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COLOR WAR DAY 2

COLOR WAR DAY 2

Color War at Camp Highlander dates all the way back to 1964. Back then, the event only lasted a day and only had a few competitions. One of the origin...

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COLOR WAR DAY 1

COLOR WAR DAY 1

We had a great first day of competition. After a late wake up and late breakfast this morning, the campers were pumped about the day ahead, and the wo...

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COLOR WAR 2018 HAS BEGUN

COLOR WAR 2018 HAS BEGUN

As all the unsuspecting campers and staff were sleeping soundly in their beds, the Green Giants were preparing for one of the most exciting Color War ...

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Extra, Extra, Read All About It

Extra, Extra, Read All About It

Camp offers many outlets for creativity for our campers. From arts activities to evening programs, every camper has the opportunity to showcase their ...

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Waiting with Expectation

Waiting with Expectation

After the first week of Session C, I can spot a first year camper from the back of their head. Sounds crazy, right? Honestly, it’s true. You see a fi...

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Sharing Smiles

Sharing Smiles

Smiles are the language of love at camp. A smile says I’m glad you’re here or I’m proud of you. A smile can say “you’ve got this” or “don’t give up.”...

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Simply Sundays

Simply Sundays

Today was another wonderful day on Old Forge Mountain. Sundays are special at Camp Highlander because they’re often the only day of the week that ever...

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We're On Top of the World

We're On Top of the World

I love Saturdays at camp! There was a contagious joy on camp today. It was Camper’s Choice Day, so everyone was excited about their schedule, hanging ...

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Camp Soundtrack

Camp Soundtrack

There are unique things happening at camp that would just be silly in the real world. Singing grace with sound effects and hand motions before you ea...

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Rainbows

Rainbows

After five days together, the campers and staff seem to be in the routine of camp. Our first-year campers are no longer “new” to camp. They have found...

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Choices

Choices

Think of all the choices you have made in your life that have made you the person you are today. One of the most valuable life skills we practice with...

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The Journey

The Journey

One of the best things about camp is that we don’t define success as the world defines it. While the world tends to focus on the product, the end resu...

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Happy Campers

Happy Campers

"The noblest art is that of making others happy."

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Welcome Home

Welcome Home

"Going to the place I love, to the mountain high above. Highlander's your name, but to me its all the same to call you home."

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Passing the Torch

Passing the Torch

Dear Camp Highlander Family, Shelley and I happily shared a lifelong dream of one day owning and operating a summer camp. Our goal was to use this dre...

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Living Camp Happy Every Day

One of the things I find amazing about camp is that every day is a day that ends in “y.” Now, you might be thinking, “Of course it is, Melissa! Every ...

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Summer Fades, CHIF is Forever!

Summer Fades, CHIF is Forever!

Summer is officially over. The days have grown shorter, the temperature has dropped, and the trees throughout camp are freckled with the first colors ...

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