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Saving the trail up Poke-O-Moonshine!

Posted: October 23, 2017

For hundreds of former and current campers at North Country Camps, Poke-O-Moonshine is a beloved, local hike. It offers a spectacular view for a relatively short hike and the chance to climb up an Adirondack fire tower; a piece of regional history as well as a thrilling experience.

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Jumping for June

Posted: April 12, 2017

It’s a large step out of the comfort zone when one acquires their first job, creating a new sense of independence and responsibility. I would not trade the way I’ve spent my past two summers. Working as a prep cook at a children’s camp in Upstate New York has been an unforgettable experience.

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Winter on Augur Lake

Posted: March 1, 2017

It’s been a funny winter in the north country. We jump from one extreme to the other, alternating between bizarrely warm days and icy blasts of cold and snow. Last weekend, the Furman clan headed out onto the lake to enjoy some of the latter.

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NCC Reunion in NYC!

Posted: January 11, 2017

It was a wild and wintery weekend in New York City, the site of our 2017 camp reunion!

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Farewell to Fall Colors

Posted: November 10, 2016

Ask almost anyone what the prettiest time to be in the Adirondacks is, and they’ll probably say the Fall.

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Where are they now? Staff on their extended trip.

Posted: October 11, 2016

So, you wonder, what do these fantastic human beings DO when they’re not being cabin counselors, OD, teaching activities, leading trips, life guarding TAF, JS and five o’clock swim?

We asked the same thing and this is what we learned!!!

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5 ways to recreate summer camp at home.

Posted: September 19, 2016

Although it’s sad to say goodbye to friends at the end of a great summer, we all know there’s something lovely about being with your family, reconnecting with friends from home and flopping on the couch to do, well, nothing, for a while. School is in full swing and you’ve all been back together for a month or so now. It’s right about now that we start yearning for those long warm days spent outside with friends, choosing activities or trips, splashing in the lake and being full of pep and enthusiasm.

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NCC on the West Coast!

Posted: March 4, 2016

Most people who have attended North Country Camps can remember when Pete, Jan, Nancy, Bruce, Bob, Frau, Kate or Doug came to their house to talk with them about camp.

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NCC’s Winter Residents

Posted: January 6, 2016

Every Winter, I try to take at least one walk through Lincoln and Whippoorwill. It’s fun to see camp covered in snow, to walk out on the lake and contemplate the stark difference between the quiet, cold of now and the boisterous, warm days of summer.

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2015 Bulletin Excerpts Part 2

Posted: October 20, 2015

This second installment of the 2015 bulletin excerpts will cover trips, special events and the end of the summer.

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