Posts by MichaelC


Letter to the 2015 Staff

Letter to the 2015 Staff


Posted By on Aug 25, 2015

Every year we have each staff member write a letter to the group talking about their experience at Camp Allen.  This is my letter I wrote to our wonderful group this year.  I cannot thank them enough for all the work they put in.  I know that our campers were safe, and had the best time of their lives.  I hope to see as many as possible next year!   Dear Camp Allen 2015 Staff, One of the first things I told you was that you will...

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Elliott from Camp Allen

Elliott from Camp Allen


Posted By on Jul 28, 2015

This week’s post is written by Elliott Massingham.  This summer is Elliott’s third year at Camp Allen and his impact has been monumental.  We talk about campers making an impact on our lives a lot, but Elliott is someone who has made a huge impact on his camper’s lives.  He is certainly irreplaceable, and we are honored to have him at Camp Allen!  Please read and enjoy.   This is a post that comes directly from...

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Abby from Programs

Abby from Programs


Posted By on Jul 14, 2015

For the next few posts I am going to have some guest stars!  Today’s post features Abby one of our Program Coordinators.  She is going to tell you about her experience as a Camp Allen staff member so far!  Please give a read and enjoy!   While at Camp Allen, I feel like I have been here forever, but at the same time, like time has passed by in a flash. Working at Camp Allen is one of the most unique experiences a person can...

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Every time I meet a group at camp or go to speak to various groups in the area, the first thing I start my talk with is the history of Camp Allen.  If you have heard it before you know the drill, Edward Allen, Lions, Kiwanians, 1949 fire, and mission change.  The next time I speak to a group about Camp Allen it is going to be different.  I am very biased, but you are not going to change my opinion.  The newest change to my speech will...

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A letter of encouragement!

A letter of encouragement!


Posted By on Jun 22, 2015

Today I thought I would share a letter I received from Richard from England/Australia.  Richard was a counselor at Camp Allen for 4 years and made an incredible impact on many campers lives throughout his time here.  Richard wrote me this letter to encourage the staff for summer 2015 to get the most out of their campers and to learn from them!  It is such a wonderful feeling to know that our staff past and present always have our...

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