Entries by Mary Kathryn Craft


The Power of Firsts

A joyful first session of camp has set the tone for summer here at Gwynn Valley. With programs dialed in, PFDs still damp from Adventures and campers staying in between sessions; life on camp is buzzing with collaboration and curiosity. Many firsts occur during A Session; first time at camp for some, first time riding […]

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A Spectacular Start to Summer

The morning light always shines brighter on Opening Day at Gwynn Valley Camp as counselors wake in anticipation for a cabin full of laughter, new friendships and many pairs of shoes on the porch. The birds help greet the day as Nala and staff ready this graceful ground for eager campers with their family and […]


Gearing Up for Summer 2024

Spring has brought new beginnings, fresh greenery and staff to Gwynn Valley this month! The mill wheel turns, the baby goats bleat and the vegetables grow on the Farm inch by inch, row by row. The valley is filled with kitchen staff, adventure staff, lifeguard staff, international staff, medical staff and farm staff all eager […]