Gifts for the First Time Camper

The gift-giving season is here. We created a gift buying guide for the first time camper. (Though after seeing this list, we know a few returning campers who would enjoy many of these items as well). If you have questions, … »

Holiday Gift Ideas

It is the Holiday Season! Need any gift ideas for your son? Look no further for holiday gift ideas! We have made a list of our top 14 gifts this year.  With snow on the forecast for this weekend in … »

Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving Day brings about traditions, giving thanks,  and a spirit of festiveness. From the smells around the house to the sounds of family re-connecting, this time of the year seems to be magical. We wanted to give special thanks to our … »

What to Wear Hiking

What to Wear Hiking & Other Tips: 1, Bring layers – What to wear hiking?  LAYERS. Polyester or nylon are quick-dry therefore great as your next-to-skin layer.  Layers can include hats, socks, and jackets. As the day gets hotter, you … »

Fall Hiking Guide

Fall Hiking Guide – Western North Carolina Mountains Looking for a dog-friendly hike, family hike, or solo spot to trek? This is your go-to fall hiking guide. From Asheville hikes to Brevard hikes, choose between Parkway views, waterfall hikes, or steep … »

Is My Child Ready for Camp?

Is your child ready for camp? Gauge your child’s readiness to attend overnight summer camp by answering these questions. Bob Ditter, child therapist and camp consultant, says that camp is “life experience with training wheels.” While not every answer has … »

Camp, When the Campers Are Gone

Camp without campers is quiet. We have packed up our kayaks, pottery wheels, tennis racquets, and general camp gear. We have deep cleaned every cabin and started a list of repairs for this winter. We have EVEN started talking about … »