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95th Anniversary Reunion September 21-23, 2018

  More info and registration details to follow! Mark you calendars for September 21-23: Celebrate 95 years of Camp Carysbrook and many more to come! Open to all Camp Carysbrook camper/staff alum 18+ Return to camp days, sleep in cabins; meals in the dining hall; activities; silent auction to benefit the Scholarship Fund; alum service […]

Women Making History: Camp Carysbrook, Empowering Women since 1923

  On this International Women’s Day, we’d like to recognize the courageous women who pioneered Camp Carysbrook into existence and the brave women who have followed in their footsteps to fan the flames and be the light for girls and women around the world. Katherine and Caperton Preston built the foundation for a safe place […]

2017 Camp Carysbrook Alumnae Holiday Gift Fundraiser

The Camp Carysbrook Alumnae Association fundraiser ended December 7, 2017! Thank you to all who participated! We sold 96 shirts and sweatshirts and raised $1550 for the CCAA Scholarship Fund. If you missed out, please contact the office. We have a limited number of green and brown long sleeved shirts still available. The Carysbrook holiday […]

A Summer in the Life of a New Staff Member

I can still vividly remember the day that I accepted my placement at Camp Carysbrook. It was New Year’s Day. ‘Dear Olivia! Thank you for accepting your Camp America placement!’. ‘New year new me!’ I joked to my parents, but little did I know how true those words would be. Immediately once I hit accept […]

A Black Girl at Camp

  I could say that being one of few Black American girls at a predominately white camp was like being one of a few brown eggs in a huge basket of white eggs.  Or, that being at Carysbrook made me feel aware of my status as a minority ethnic group in America. However, it just wouldn’t […]

The Benefits of A CIT Summer To Remember

  As parents we are tasked with raising our children to leave us, and to leave us well. From the moment they are born we begin our journey of giving them one of the greatest gifts they will ever receive—independence. It’s not an easy task, for we want to hold on so tightly. How we […]

All I Needed to Know I Learned as a WIT

by Tori Cook, WIT 2016 Coming back for WIT year (Worker-In-Training) was a decision that I struggled with. Being a WIT is not something you just decide to do on a whim. It’s a significant time commitment, at a time in life when time is hard to find with college applications, internships, service, clubs, and […]

On Sale Now: Limited Edition T-shirt and Annual Alum Fundraiser!

Tis the season for a Camp Carysbrook Alumnae Association fundraiser! Sale ends Saturday! Youth sizes available, just click the drop down menu! Get yours, buy it as a gift or put it on your wishlist to support the CCAA Scholarship Fund! Sale ends December 10, 2016!   Get your limited edition t-shirt to benefit the […]

International Wear Your Summer Camp T-Shirt Day: November 15th

    The annual International Wear Your Summer Camp T-Shirt Day is Tuesday, November 15! To participate, wear your favorite camp gear on November 15 repping Camp Carysbrook; take a photo of you and your friends in your camp gear and post or tweet @camptshirtday using the hashtag #camptshirtday. Don’t forget to tag Camp Carysbrook […]

Women’s Outdoor Adventure Happenings September 23-25, 2016

Camp Carysbrook is pleased to announce: WOAH! Women’s Outdoor Adventure Happenings September 23-25, 2016 Join us for a weekend of outdoor activities for women led by women. Develop your outdoor living skills and gain valuable and fun outdoor adventure experience! Hosted by Camp Carysbrook with  guest instructor Anja Whittington, Professor at Radford University Department of […]