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#CampTShirtDay2015

As the weather gets cooler, we put away all our summer gear EXCEPT our Riverbend T-shirts to wear today on CampTShirtDay!  We’re helping get 25,000 photos posted from our own Riverbend family of campers, staff and parents, along with other … Continue reading

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Final Memories from Camp

As we move through the last week of camp, it’s the perfect time to look back on the highlights of the summer and hear about the campers’ favorite memories! Campers enjoyed many special events throughout the summer. They displayed their … Continue reading

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Dive Deep into Swimming at Riverbend

On any given day at Riverbend, you can find campers splashing, diving, and practicing new swim strokes at the pool. Playing and cooling off in the pool is a camp favorite for the kids, but Camp Riverbend’s swim program offers … Continue reading

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Building Self-Esteem and Confidence at Camp

One of the most important gifts a child can be given is a sense of confidence in himself or herself; the knowledge that he or she will be able to meet a new challenge.  Camp is a key place for children to succeed and acquire … Continue reading

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Soundtrack to Summer

Songs are a major part of the Riverbend summer soundtrack! That’s why every morning at assembly you can hear Assistant Director Paul and Brian from Spirit leading the camp in “Found a Peanut” or “Threw it Out the Window” – two classics well-loved by campers … Continue reading

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Classic Moments at Camp—Big and Small

What’s camp without those special events that create life-long memories?  Some involve the excitement of a camp-wide event, with everyone cheering, hooting and hollering together. Others are quiet moments shared between a few friends. Here are some big and small … Continue reading

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What to ask your child when they return home each day

Camp Riverbend provides a variety of activities and facilities for campers – from canoeing on the Passaic River to zip-lining at high ropes. Along with these features, Camp Riverbend offers kids opportunities to start new friendships and make memories that … Continue reading

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What’s going on in Performing Arts?

Performing Arts for campers at Riverbend is all about expressing themselves – whether it’s through singing, dancing, or acting. Ann, the Performance specialist, uses rhythm sticks and various instruments for the music aspect of Performance. Along with working on rhythm … Continue reading

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Week 3 is off to a great start!

We began our 3rd week at Riverbend today and everything was running smoothly. First we welcomed the campers starting today (we promised to “stuff their ears with sauerkraut” in the long-lived camp tradition). At stix, campers are playing lacrosse (capture … Continue reading

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A beautiful fall day at Riverbend for Family Camp Day

This past Saturday was our annual Family Camp Day; the day when parents AND kids could come and play at Riverbend.  Over 250 moms, dads, campers, brothers and sisters, grandparents, aunts and uncles came to try to shoot a bulls … Continue reading

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