Take the Time to Pray

Many of our campers and staff ask how they can grow in prayer away from Kahdalea and Chosatonga, so here I offer a few brief reflections on a sub-tenet of one of CKC’s core values, “Take the time to pray”. The author, monk, and mystic Thomas Merton was once asked what the single most important…

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Share the word about Camp and Save $200 :)

Understanding CKC’s new “Share and Save” policy It is no secret that our camp families are the best ambassadors of our programs and mission. No one spreads the word like those who love the place the most! As a small family business, we would like to thank and reward our camp families for sharing the…

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Reflections from our Parent Survey

Thank you so much to our camp family for the support of another incredible summer.  We could not be more grateful for the trust of our camp families and the character of our wonderful staff!  Our parent survey results are coming in, and we share our parents’ excitement with how this magical summer unfolded!  Here…

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“Wedding Parties and Winning Combinations” by Hanna Draddy

Each summer is so different. Different counselors, different campers, different themes, different games. It’s a good sort of different, a different that makes it more comfortable to be uncomfortable. As someone who has been coming here to Kahdalea since I was eight years old, change can be difficult. Now, being in a position that encourages and welcomes…

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“Real Adventure Takes Trust” by Dom Pautler

When I finally had the opportunity to leave the office for a trip this summer I wasecstatic. I packed all my gear the night before; I woke up before dawn and eagerly awaitedputting on the river for the first time in months. After hopping in the van with the advancedpaddlers, everyone excitedly chatted about the…

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“Digital Hygiene” Why We Disconnect by Marianna Orth

Hi Camp Families! During our staff training in May, we reflected together on the value of time immersed in the beauty of the natural world, on the value of raw experiences in the wilderness, and the necessity of face-to-face interaction in real time. One of our senior staff members brilliantly produced these words to inspire…

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The Magic is BACK!

I wish you could see it. A few short minutes ago, the entire Kahdalea dining hall was rippling with wild movement, songs, dancing, and the brand of folly that is truly only on offer in this marvelous place! It is SO GOOD to see the spark return to these halls in the ecstatic form of…

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CKC is Partnering with CampMeds!

Summer is fast approaching, and we are focusing our efforts on the most important things that will make our summer both exciting and safe for all of our campers and families!  Our campers’ health and safety take top priority at Kahdalea and Chosatonga. One of the things our parents ask us about the most is…

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