We are beyond grateful for the support and connection of Carysbrook families in this dizzying environment of constant pivoting this year. The roller coaster analogy has long since become moot. The fatigue of planning is palpable, and still we must move forward, for ourselves and for our children who so desperately need to […]
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There is no easy way to say this. We fought a good fight. But leadership means knowing when it is time to recognize where we are and how to re-calibrate. With no path forward and a deficit of time, Camp Carysbrook has made the difficult decision to cancel our remaining 2020 session. In […]
*** Adapted from social media post June 2, 2020 *** At Camp Carysbrook, we strive to provide a social and physical environment that promotes, develops and enhances the emotional, social, and spiritual potential of each camper and assists them in the discovery and enjoyment of themselves and the richness of life as they grow […]
We have all been inundated with news and information over the past few days, and frankly with a lot of opinion-based rather than science-based information regarding COVID-19 and how the pandemic will impact camp. We continue to monitor all the information and sort through it with the guidance of our veteran medical panel and […]
Masks, gloves, six feet apart, and quarantine are the new normal. Meanwhile at camp, mowers and weed eaters, chainsaws and the tractor are humming along, tending the landscape of the 24149 to be ready, primed for what we are all collectively holding our breath for: that Camp Carysbrook will announce we are open for […]
The daffodils are in full bloom and the rhododendrons have purple buds teasing us that life is normal. Like you, we know it is not and the toughest part is that there is more that we don’t know than what we do. We have reviewed the Stay-At-Home Order issued today by the Virginia Governor […]
As the situation with the COVID-19 virus, designated this week as a National Emergency, grows more serious, we at Camp Carysbrook continue to be vigilant and alert, and we encourage you all to do the same. Since the time of our first email to 2020 camper families, we have seen proactive measures beyond vigorous […]
What happens when you donate to the tax-deductible CCAA Scholarship Fund? When you donate any amount to the tax-deductible ACA scholarship fund in the name of Camp Carysbrook, as sponsored by the CCAA, more girls are able to experience Carysbrook regardless of “economic, racial, geographic, religious, ethnic and social” background (American Camp Association). […]
Gratitude When the leaves start falling late in the year // when the sun grows cold there’s nothing to fear // the sky will stay in your heart if you care // the sun will shine though the earth may be bare… With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Tristan and I are making arrangements to […]
CCAA Holiday Fundraiser 2019 The Camp Carysbrook Alumnae Association’s annual winter fundraiser is here! Cure your long, cold winter months camp blues by donning some new Carysbrook gear, all while supporting the CCAA Scholarship Fund to send girls to camp. The CCAA is invested in building a bridge between past and present campers and […]
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