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Here We All Sing…

Aurelie Raingeard de la Bletiere, Paris, France, Camp Years 1994-1996 “I got married and am the proud mum of 2 daughters that are 5.5 and 4.5 years old. I went back to school this year to do an MBA. I plan on sending my daughters to camp when they grow ... [read more]

Do Me a Favor, Come Back!

With an enthusiastic cheer, we welcome back the following Camp Jeanne d’Arcers as staff 2017: Mary LaDuke Position: Head Cook Camp History: Head Cook 2016 From: Dannemora, NY Wayne Frederick Position: Maintenance Director Camp History: Maintenance Director since 2005 From: AuSable Forks, NY Olivia Murray Position: Head Counselor and ... [read more]

Many Thanks To You!

3 Cheers for our Camp Jeanne d’Arc alumni who generously gave of their resources to support camp: Thank you to JDA Alumni, Maria Tartaglia Pearl, and her family for hosting a small but lively open house in the Boston, MA area in January. She, Phil and the girls (Suzanne ... [read more]

We Need More Awe!

There is something about live music that taps into something deep within me. I feel this overwhelming charge of energy. The emotion is so strong that I often well up with tears. I don’t know why, I just know it happens. Apparently it’s not a fluke. It happens time ... [read more]

Daddy’s Girl Goes to Camp

In honor of Father’s Day, here are some great reviews from our Camp Dads! “Originally, this was a very tough decision to send our little girl away to camp for weeks at such a young age. These thoughts occurred now many years ago. In retrospect, this was the best ... [read more]