August 5, 2019 – TLC Times

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“But let us go back to the beginning, and tell you a story that in many ways, is like a beautiful fairy tale.” I have always been a reader. I devour stories in my eagerness for an introduction to a new world, for insight into…

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July 24, 2019 – TLC Times

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I’ll keep this short and sweet… and no, I’m not just referring to the leftover Visiting Weekend treats! We’ve been thrilled to hear your positive feedback from your time at Tripp Lake Camp. It was our pleasure to welcome you to your child’s home for…

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July 16, 2019 – TLC Times

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Though we’ve had a lovely stretch of sunny days and clear blue skies, I have to admit that I was relieved at the sight of some raindrops lightly falling on the windows of our dining hall. Rain has a unique and powerful capacity at camp,…

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July 5, 2019 – TLC Times

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With the sun shining and the bagged lunches packed, our campers journeyed to a variety of locations on Tripp Tuesday. Organized by Trip Director DeAnne Jones and executed by our staff members, your girls were all prepared for days (and evenings) packed with adventure and…

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Daily Life 2019

June 28, 2019 – TLC Times

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You are most likely aware that prior to your daughter’s arrival in Maine, our bunk and activity counselors spend a week (or in some cases, two weeks) preparing for the summer season. They create lesson plans, completely unpack duffels, and manage to keep their heads…

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June 21, 2019 – TLC Times

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I feel fortunate to have been raised in a household where the mantra has always been ‘family first.’ My parents raised me and my three siblings to become each other’s lifelines, to be the first phone call whether in moments of cheer or sadness, and…

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Banana Boat at Tripp Lake Camp in Maine

New Year, New Website!

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I hope this finds you well and off to a great start in 2019. We are excited to announce the launch of our new website!  Please visit TrippLakeCamp.com and check it out! We hope you’ll enjoy the more modern look and a cleaner design. You’ll find the…

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Janet Nash Appreciation 2018

August 8, 2018 – TLC Times

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Look at her, she’s at it again… There isn’t a Tripp Lake Camp camper, counselor, or staff member, whether current or former, that wouldn’t immediately break into song following this familiar opening chord. It’s a melody that resonates loud and clear, evidently mirroring the impact…

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Camp Kindness 2018

July 31, 2018 – TLC Times

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Mealtimes are a defining element of the Tripp Lake Camp way of life. Campers are adept at quickly ducking to avoid the clapping hands and movements that accompany their calls across the room. The floor shakes ever so slightly as the bouncing rhythm of a…

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Tripp Lake Camp Scavenger Hunt 2018

July 25, 2018 – TLC Times

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I’ve got to tell you… I came into Friday and Saturday’s visiting day goodbyes at Tripp Lake Camp primed with Kleenex, an open hand, and my ‘special hug super power’ that ‘shakes away the homesickness.’ I was ready to run interference for girls making a…

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