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Prepping Your Camper for a Very Special Summer to Remember

    It’s never too early to start talking about camp with your campers! Our campers historically come from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences. It is part of what makes Camp Carysbrook such a special experience. As a result of the pandemic and the events in our country and abroad, we recognize that […]

2021 Reopen Announcement from Deputy Sec. of Trade & Commerce

2021 Reopen Letter from Virginia Deputy Secretary of Trade & Commerce, Cassidy Rasnick Welcome news this following months of planning and communication from Colleen Hagan Egl, head of the Reopen Committee for the Virginia Coalition of Overnight Summer Camps! Colleen and the Committee continue to meet with the Deputy Secretary of Trade & Commerce and […]

Save the Date December 19, 2020: CCAA Cultural Conversations Part 2

  Please join us for the second in a new series of Cultural Conversations, a Camp Carysbrook Alumnae Association member exclusive! Be a part of developing awareness and dialogue regarding race with a focus on campers of color to help make Camp Carysbrook a more diverse and inclusive community, one of our organizational goals. You […]

CCAA Holiday Fundraiser Ends Dec 1, 2020

  CCAA Holiday Fundraiser 2020 The Camp Carysbrook Alumnae Association’s annual winter fundraiser is here! The perfect cure for those of you who are camp sick as we head into the long, cold winter months while supporting the CCAA Scholarship Fund. All of the proceeds will support the Scholarship Fund, which helps girls experience Carysbrook, […]

Save the Date November 21, 2020: CCAA Cultural Conversations

  Please join us for the first in a new series of Cultural Conversations, a Camp Carysbrook Alumnae Association member exclusive! In this session hosted and facilitated by CCAA members Joyi Levata Better-Rice and Adrienne Anderson Stuckey, we will have a candid, ask-anything conversation about What’s Different for Black Women in the world today. The […]

Camp Carysbrook: Coming Back in 2021 Better than Ever

    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 […]

Black Lives Matter: A Statement from Colleen Hagan Egl and Erika Schlichter

  *** 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 […]

COVID-19 Update May 8, 2020: A Message from Colleen Hagan Egl

  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 […]