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Inspection!- July 14th Blog

The war of inspection is never won through pity alone. No cabin is ever merely handed the sacred title of “best” through some ‘we haven’t won yet’ malarkey. The battle is ruthless, cut-throat even. If the senior campers were to win every day, then so be it! The lower campers fight for their place on […]

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Going up on a Taco Tuesday- July 13th Blog

Camp was so sick today! We enjoyed a vintage early 7:15 wake up and had a classic hardy Birch Rock breakfast! JMG returned from their super intense trip from across the lake. They enjoyed being one with the great outdoors and cooking their own meals. They even managed to survive without the comforts of salt […]

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Just Another Manic Monday- July 12th Blog

Today was yet another great day at Birch Rock Camp. The day began a little cloudy and dreary, but before you knew it, the clouds disappeared and we were graced with a gorgeous sunny day. It was Cape Day today, and it was fun to see campers and staff rocking some killer capes made out […]

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Up, Up and Away!- July 11th Blog

This beautiful Sunday day brings the very best of BRC with milestone celebrations!   Our first Decade Vest for our brother SEABASS  & a very special birthday serenade for our beloved Nurse EMME!  Congratulations to you both!  And not to be outdone, our first Seals ( length of the lake)- 2.5 miles) swim dutifully accomplished by Campers […]

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Whale Day, Cubs Campers, and Ancient Civilizations- July 10th Blog

What an incredible day at BRC! So much happened today!  The big morning news that we got waking up was that the first Whale of the season was out on the water. At flagpole we sent a supportive camp echo to Campbell Hall, who was racing to beat the Whale record! As he approached the […]

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A Little Rain Won’t Stop The Fun- July 9th Blog

We woke up this morning to an 8:00 late wake-up due to the rain that arrived in the night. After enjoying a hearty breakfast of grits, eggs, sausage, and hashbrowns we cleaned our cabins and began the day.  We had 2 visitors at camp today from the ACA – The American Camping Association. They were […]

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Boys of Summer- July 8th Blog

What an awesome day at the rock! We woke up super stoked for activities and started crushing it right away! Up at archery Japser R. and Sam M. now owe camp some money because they shredded the archery targets with all of their bulls eyes! They earned their Yeomans in the process! Sam M. and […]

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Cabin Night- July 7th Blog

It was a beautiful day at BRC! We woke up to a warm morning that was refreshing for the beginning of activities.  The Otters gathered their trip gear and headed out on two expeditions in the Maine woods! One group paddled across Lake McWain and then hiked up Mt. Tir’em. The other group traveled to […]

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There is Never a Dull Day at Birch Rock!- July 6th Blog

July 6th, 2021 was yet another great day here at Birch Rock Camp. After our jam-packed day yesterday, the campers got to sleep a little extra in the morning. They would need that extra energy for the hectic evening activity, which will be discussed later. With the cold, rainy days as of late and the […]

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Epic Day from Start to Finish- July 5th Blog

Peace, Goddess, sing of the peace at Birch Rock,  Beautiful and bright, it brought campers incalculable badges,  Rejuvenated souls of our heroic staff before activities in the blistering sun,  As the will of Chief was moving toward its end. Speak, muse, tell the tale of this glorious day.  That’s how epic today was, I felt […]

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