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Sleepaway camps are unsure of what their summer will look like.

Summer at sleepaway camps currently remains in jeopardy

Brooke Dembin '22 and Charley Guthartz '22, Business Manager and Sports Editor May 15, 2020

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Amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, some camps are deciding to remain open but have many restrictions to avoid spreading and receiving the virus.

Keeping camps closed would ensure safety, authenticity

Carly Kaplowitz '21, Features Editor April 30, 2020

Summer camp is a place where all your worries subside and there is not a care in the world. There is no stress that you slept through your alarm or forgot to hand your paper in for class, and the biggest...

Changes to Camp Mahackeno include the construction of a new pool, swim pad, and pool house

YMCA embarks on gymnastics and Camp Mahackeno renovations

Lia Chen '20, Associate Managing Editor September 21, 2019

The Westport Weston Family YMCA began a two-story, 22,000 square foot building addition and numerous campus renovations early September 2019. The construction is expected to cost around $25 million.  According...

Best places to work this summer

Best places to work this summer

May 9, 2017

By Erin Lynch '18 and Camryn Ragland '18 Summer is coming up soon, which means freedom from the classroom, an end to hours of homework, and a stress free break from reality. But, with hours to spare...

Camp prepares kids for the real world

Camp prepares kids for the real world

Grant Sirlin, staff writer June 10, 2015

Summer can have many purposes. It can be an experiment, a vacation, a learning experience or a discovery. But anyone who has gone to camp every summer would know that it combines all of these in one.   In...

Textbooks trump tan lines

Textbooks trump tan lines

Sarah Ellman, Staff Writer May 30, 2014

Summer is quickly rounding the bend, so students are substituting Charles Dickens for a John Green beach read, boots for bare feet that sink into the sand, and Smartboards for foreign city scapes. However,...

Campfire flames burn out

Campfire flames burn out

Jordan Goodness , Staff Writer May 30, 2014

As the winter chill fades into a warm breeze and students shed their drab jeans for colorful shorts, it’s almost time for them to return to their home away from home. Sleepaway camp. Heading off to...

August 18, 2010 | Bump It

August 18, 2010 | Bump It

August 18, 2010

11:46 a.m. A girls' volleyball camp taking place in the Staples fieldhouse takes a lunch break in the hallway before returning to practice. Tryouts for the Staples girls' volleyball team begin on...

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