I’ve spent the past eight summers in a small lakeside community in western Maine. At Birch Rock Camp, a residential boys camp, I started as a ten-year-old in a small cabin and have progressed to being a counselor in those same four walls. I truly have come full circle there.
From our latest issue of the Birch Bark Alumni Newsletter… This Birch Rock Life: David C. Weeks by Francie Campbell He is widely acclaimed as the embodiment of ‘Help the Other Fellow.’ He’s been dubbed the ‘Soul’ of camp. He’s guided generations of Birch Rock boys to civility in the wild outdoors. And he’s […]
“It’s got to be 10 feet further.” “Hard to tell without the catwalks.” “If we can’t find the raft, we might as well walk a duck. No, wait, a loon.” I’m not quite sure who spoke each of those words. I was too excited, in awe of my surroundings. I’d been to the raft countless […]
Just what is it about Birch Rock Camp that makes it such a fine investment in your son’s well-being? Birch Rock is campfires, bracing swims, and wilderness hikes. We help boys grow in confidence while they’re having a blast. But our intent is so much more than that. It’s to keep boys mindful that they’re […]