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NWL Articles

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Camp is the answer!

Although it may at first seem counter-intuitive, often the best thing we as parents can provide for our children is an enriching experience without us. ...

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The Need to be Known in Adolescence

What is it about the experiences at Northwaters & Langskib (NWL) that inspire young people to write comments like these on program evaluations: “It’s ...

Navigating the Murky Waters of Adolescence

I am fortunate to have a view of both sides of the coin. I am both a mother and a camp professional. We play outside ...

Keeping It Simple

I was inspired recently by a lecture that I attended by Kim John Payne titled Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary power of Less to Raise ...

The World’s Canoe Camp

It was impossible to watch the Canada vs United States Hockey game  without reflecting on one’s citizenship.  I have the good fortune to be ...


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