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What’s Riverside?

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This is a question I get asked by our Wildwood and Laurelwood campers each summer, parents on tours, and new staff…

A Leap of Faith

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We need camp more than ever! As we plan, prepare, work on changes, and dream about Gwynn Valley…

Climb to new heights!

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When you think about getting outside of your comfort zone at camp, climbing is often the first thing people think…

Mountain Biking is good for the body and soul!

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As we settle into new school routines (and navigate all the challenges that come with school in the midst of a…

A Virtual Visit to the Farm at Gwynn Valley

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We hope you are finding ways to enjoy your summer. We really miss all of our campers and we know you miss us too.…

Tajar Tales with Andy

We hope that our wonderful camp community is faring well all across the globe.  Today we want to share a…

Somewhere South

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At Gwynn Valley we LOVE celebrating local agriculture and honoring food cultures both locally and from our international…

Green Sign Design Contest with Green Camps

Green Camps is hosting a contest where participants can design signs “that will inspire green behavior change”.…

White Rabbit

White Rabbit to our extended Gwynn Valley family! For those of you who don’t know, it is a tradition at camp…

Singing in the Lodge 3

Thank you for everyone who called and videoed in to our third virtual Singing in the Lodge! It was so exciting…

Tajar Tales with Daniel and Lauren

Today we are sharing two Tajar Tales read to you by our friends Lauren and Daniel who have worked at Gwynn Valley…

Farm Friday and Baby Calves

Happy Friday everyone! Our maintenance team has been hard at work mowing grass, taking care of cabin repairs,…

Happy Earth Day

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Happy Earth Day from GV! Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, celebrated April 22, 1970. Spending…

Gwynn Valley Coloring Pages

Do any of our camper families out there have a case of the Mondays? I don't know about ya'll, but one of the simple…

Tajar Times special edition April 2020

We are excited to share with you a special edition of our camper newspaper, the Tajar Times! Click here for a…

Singing in the Lodge 2

Happy Monday everyone! We hope you all had a relaxing weekend. For those of you who weren't able to make the virtual…

Hummingbird Feeders

It's been a beautiful day here at Gwynn Valley, and we can't wait to see some hummingbirds use the feeders Grant…

Homeschooling Resources

How are our families doing with homeschooling efforts? As the resolve to keep up with school curriculum wanes,…

Keep Moving!

Are you feeling a little stir-crazy? Ideally, you have sidewalks or walking paths near your house where you can…

Tajar Folly/April Fool's

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Those of us who live at Gwynn Valley all year awoke to quite the silly sight at camp this morning. We found…

Dealing with Cabin Fever

Gwynn Valley Families, We hope you're all weathering the varying degree of lockdowns and school being out. I saw…

Virtual Singing in the Lodge

Thanks for joining us for Virtual Singing in the Lodge today! In this time of physical isolation and uncertainty,…

Virtual Learning Resource

This week, Gov. Roy Cooper extended North Carolina school closures to May 15th, and many other states have made…