Category Archives: Summer Camp

All things summer camp! For parents and grandparents who send their children to camp. Ideas for camp care packages, funny jokes to send, information about camps.

Bzzzzzz! Insects are Intense!

Get it? If you’ve ever gone camping you know that insects are found IN TENTS!!!!!Never mind. Here are some cute insect & bug quotes with a touch of poetry: Take time to smell the roses and eventually you’ll inhale a … Continue reading

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I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Giddy Up! Horse Jokes

What did the horse say when it fell? I’ve fallen and I can’t giddyup! How long should a horse’s legs be? Long enough to reach the ground! What do you ask a sad horse? Why the long face? Did you … Continue reading

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Summer Camp Haiku

Summer nights. Twinkling Stars, fireflies, distant lightning Full buck moon. Summer. Charred sweetness. Gooey O’er soft, warm choc’late Graham crackers. S’mores! Summer smells: bug spray, Sun screen, cut hay, jasmine buds Campfires, stinky shoes! Buzz, pop, crunch, chirrup Screech, ribbut, … Continue reading

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#1 Song to Sing Around the Campfire? “On Top of Spaghetti”!

Definitely! At least it is my favorite. What’s yours? Here’s the lyrics so you can practice before your next camp out: On top of spaghetti, All covered with cheese, I lost my poor meatball, When somebody sneezed. It rolled off … Continue reading

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These Are In Tents: Corny Camping One Liners

If you’re not in New York, you’re camping out.  Thomas E. Dewey
 I married a woman who loves to camp, and I am what you would call “indoorsy”… My wife always brings up, “Camping’s a tradition in my family.” Hey, … Continue reading

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Camp Care Packages: What Would Roseanne Connor Do?

Roseanne Connor, matriarch of the 1980’s sitcom, “Roseanne”, was the antithesis of television’s usual crop of sugary, well-spoken,model-thin mothers. Roseannne’s chaotic, yet loving, parenting style was a breathe of fresh air to some mothers-and an irritant to many others. So … Continue reading

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Camp Care Packages: What Would Claire Huxtable Do?

Claire Huxtable was the perfect TV mom on the popular “ The Cosby Show”. A practicing attorney and mother of five kids, the brilliant & beautiful Claire managed a happy ending each and every week. She was both sensible and … Continue reading

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Camp Care Package Ideas: Old Timey Toys, Games, and Puzzles

Can’t think of what to send your child at summer camp? Think back to your childhood! If you are a grandparent with a grandchild at camp-even better! Without smart phones and computers at hand, your young camper might be struggling to … Continue reading

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15 Great Gifts to Send Your Kid at Summer Camp

It’s so much fun to create a camp care package! About half of the care packages we send to campers are ones that parents create themselves using our Build Your Own Box feature.  Here are some of the most popular … Continue reading

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Camp Care Packages: What Would Marge Simpson Do?

Anyone out there NOT know who Marge Simpson is? Marge has been the mother of Bart, Lisa, and Maggie, as well as wife of Homer Simpson since 1989. Though she is pretty much a stereotypical TV mom, she distinguishes herself … Continue reading

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