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Challenging the Cult of Speed

Challenging the Cult of Speed by Kathy Neilsen It is hard to pinpoint when the era of excess in children’s activities began. Most baby ...

A Reflection from Upper Alps

Second only to “does this freedom of choice philosophy really work?”, we hear the question: “why do you have male staff at an all girls ...

The Incredible Power of Nostalgia

By Cara Jacobstein Zimmerman       Brown Ledge was an integral part of my childhood. Like many alumnae, camp played a huge role in my social, emotional ...

Why I Left Sunny SoCal for Vermont for Six Summers

by: Kendall Van Nort The night before my father dropped me off in Mallets Bay for my first Brown Ledge summer in 2005, I hysterically cried. ...

Let’s Talk

  by: Kathy Neilsen We know that cell phones are ever present in modern American life. What is less clear is the effect that this ...

2016 Dates and Registration

Enrollment for 2016 is now open online. 2016 Session Dates Full season (eight weeks):  June 23rd to August 17th First session (four weeks):  June 23rd to July 20...

Updated Summer Calendar – August

August 2015 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 Three One Acts  2  3Mt. Mansfield Overnight 4  5John Bourgoin Riding Clinic Point Swim at Hochelega 6...

Updated Summer Calendar – July

July 2015 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1  2  3Extravaganza Day 4Three One Acts 5  6Home match with Burlington Tennis Club   7  8John ...

Why I Serve …

Why I Serve on Brown Ledge’s Board of Directors By Abbey Dodd Not only am I tremendously fortunate to have been raised in a ...

Harry E. Brown’s Information for Campers

We never get tired of reading HEB’s essay on what it means to be a camper at BLC. Whether it is 1927, 1952, 1978, 1999, or 2015 – our philosophy ...

Summer Paperwork

Hi Brown Ledgers, Summer paperwork – health forms and administrative packet – has been mailed to all registered campers. International campers, your packets will arrive next week. ...

Why Camp is More Important than College

Written by: Annie Solberg Sarnblad (Alum, Parent, and Board Member) When friends hear that we send our girls to sleepover camp for 8 weeks each summer ...

Campers Live Alone?

Sending a daughter away to overnight camp requires a leap of faith. Way, way back when I went to Brown Ledge, this was less true. ...

2014 Video Yearbook

We love our staff! Yes, we have a beautiful setting. Yes, we have a camping philosophy that has remained unaltered, yet relevant, for almost ninety ...

Upcoming Camp Fairs – 2015

Brown Ledge representatives will attend the following camp fairs: Sunday, January 11, 2015 from 12:00pm -3:00pm- Summit Hotel, Summit, New Jersey hosted by Sensational Summers Wednesday, ...

First Session Calendar

First session has been sunny and hot. We’ll take it! Brown Ledgers are a busy bunch – Three Act is rehearsing, Drill Captains reviewing classes, ...