Notes from Camp, December, 2021

Hi Folks, I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. Camp had no snow before Thanksgiving but it is a winter wonderland up there right now. Please take a look at the rest of the blog with some exciting staff joining us this year. IT OCCURS TO ME: The holiday season brings about a lot of … Read more

Notes from Camp, September, 2021

Hi Folks,  It Occurs to Me… Yo Parents! Ambassador Program Birthday Bravos! I hope everyone had a nice holiday weekend and are enjoying the start of the school year. With Labor Day in the rearview mirror, so is our time at camp this season. We have officially moved back to our southern office in Chicago. … Read more

Notes from Camp – May, 2021

Hi Folks, In this posting you will find: It Occurs to Me… Yo Parents – Billing Info! Yo Staff! Trip News!! Birthday Bravos! IT OCCURS TO ME… Summer is coming to the Northwoods, the weather is slowly starting to warm up. The warmer weather gives us a chance to put the boats in and get … Read more

Notes from Camp April, 2021

Hi Folks, It Occurs to Me… Hey Campers Yo Parents! Birthday Bravos! IT OCCURS TO ME…. The lake is melting which is a great sign that camp is just around the corner. We hope that everyone had a great spring break and found some time to relax and get recharged for the end of the … Read more

Notes from Camp – February 2021

Hi Folks, It Occurs to Me… Hey Campers.. Yo Parents Birthday Bravos!   IT OCCURS TO ME…. We want to let the Timberlane community know that we are running in 2021 for our 60th summer at camp.  This year our protocols to address Covid-19 are additional steps we will take to ensure a successful summer. Right … Read more

Notes from Camp – January, 2021

Hi Folks! It Occurs to Me… Yo Parents! Yo Staff! Birthday Bravos! IT OCCURS TO ME: Happy New Year Timberlane Family, I hope that everyone had a nice and relaxing holiday break. Looking now towards school and activities resuming, the next steps that get us closer and closer to summertime! As we turned the calendar … Read more

Notes from Camp, November, 2020

Hi Folks, Yo Parents! Birthday Bravos! IT OCCURS TO ME: This fall I have had the unique and strange experience of cleaning the house that I have lived in since I was 4 years old. It was a trip down memory lane, rediscovering all of the items and reminders from my childhood. It seemed like … Read more

Notes from Camp, September, 2020

Hi Folks, Yo Parents! Birthday Bravos! Just like that summer has passed us by and the offseason has started. While the weather is still nice here in Chicago, about a week ago when I left camp it was a warm 37 degrees. The leaves are slowly changing up north and it is very quiet. We … Read more

1 Hour Closer – Notes from Camp March, 2020

Hi Folks, It Occurs to Me… Yo Parents! Trip News! Birthday Bravos! IT OCCURS TO ME…. I was so frustrated this weekend when we lost an hour of sleep, it was hard to think of any positives with daylight savings time. Then I realized that this loss of an hour really means two things. We … Read more

Maiden Voyage – Notes from Camp – February 2020

Hi Folks, It Occurs to Me… Yo Parents! Yo Old Guys! Trip News! Camper Updates! Staff News! Birthday Bravos! IT OCCURS TO ME…. During January in Chicago, we had 1 day with clear skies. Every other day was either cloudy or partly cloudy.  Yes, you read that correctly, we had just 1 day of clear … Read more