Entries by Chris Tarpey


Escaping the Heat with Riverside & B Session Begins!

The first day of summer has arrived bringing with it a wave of heat and a fresh group of campers joining us for new Main Camp and Mountainside sessions. However, to start, I’d like to highlight the incredible four-day Riverside trip I’ve just returned from, where we escaped the heat on some of Western North […]

The Magic of Mountainside

The transition from Main camp to Mountainside, or your first year at camp as a 12-14 year old, can be intimidating. The stresses of leaving camp for multiple days, the older age group, the smaller community, and the challenge of outdoor adventure sports can all contribute to making that jump a daunting experience for a […]


What’s Riverside?

This is a question I get asked by our Wildwood and Laurelwood campers each summer, parents on tours, and new staff trying to grasp what this unique program is. It’s a hard question, but I always arrive at a pretty simple answer: Riverside was the best nine weeks of my life. In the summer of […]