Camp News

Weaving Your Way Through Camp – So Many Opportunities!

Dear Parents & Friends, Even though it started a little rainy this morning during breakfast, our day was cool and cloudy with the sun peaking through every now and then.  We had some showers about 4:30 but nothing that ran us indoors.  Brookside just finished their evening of Mountain Dancing and about 6 cabins are […]

We Only Get Wet Skin Deep!

Dear Parents & Friends, It takes more than a little rain to dampen our spirits here at camp.  All activities were running strong today as we arrived for breakfast with some sprinkles from the sky.  It rained off and on all day but never too hard and was just the perfect temperature to swim or […]

Opening Day of E Session!

Dear Parents & Friends, A cool morning turned into a warm day as we opened E Session.  Many thanks for dropping off your children as we finish off our summer with many who are experiencing camp for the first as well as returners to GV.  We are so pleased to have your child, whether new […]

D Session Closing – We Will Miss You & Best for the Rest of the Summer!

Dear Parents & Friends, Thank you for a great ending to our D Session today. We’ve had a wonderful time hosting your children.  Soon you will receive a link to an evaluation that we are hoping you will participate in.   We appreciate you taking the time to help us keep Gwynn Valley an outstanding program. […]

Last Awesome Day Of A Great Session!

Dear Parent and Friends, As I write, it’s almost dark and just a wisp of red is in the western sky.  Campers from several cabins got to the Gatehouse Green to see the last remnants of ole Mr. Sol.  On the other end of camp a three quarter moon has risen over the Lodge and […]

The Tajar Makes Folly On His Birthday!

Dear Parents and Friends, Today we awoke to the mischief of the Tajar.  He moved tables around, boats upside on the Green, teacups hanging from trees and somehow managed to get the SIT’s to sleep walk to the Green and sleep in the kayaks.  When we came down for breakfast they were snuggled in their […]

International Day and River Meanderings!

Dear Parents and Friends, Another splendid day at GV and time is flying.  It’s hard to believe that we are winding down D session. Today was another beautiful day here at camp with sunny skies and all activities in high gear.  I spent the entire day going out with Riverside to the Tuck.  They paddled […]

Where the Wild Things Are at GV!

Dear Parents & Friends, As I write, Mountainside is walking back from the Hunt Farm where they found out which adventure they were going on starting on Monday of next week.  Our Hunt Farm view looks right into heart of our Blue Ridge Mountains and was the perfect setting to set their minds toward the […]

A Special Day In So Many Ways!

Dear Parents & Friends, An absolutely beautiful day again here at camp as we held our Special Day for Session D.  The weather has been just as yesterday – breezy and clear.  As I write Riverside is gathering on the Gatehouse Green to see the silhouette of our mountains as the sun has already dropped.  […]

A High Pressure Overhead Brings the Best of the Best!

Dear Parents and Friends, We’ve had an unbelievable weather day here today.  I woke up early this morning to come shoot some footage of our view because it was so clear.  All day long it’s been crystal blue sky and a breeze blowing throughout.  We’re under a big high pressure that’s going to be around […]