Monthly Archives: November 2011

Last Chance for Discount!

Hurry–our Early Payment Discount ends this Thursday! Register and pay in full by December 1st in order to save $125 per week. You can easily register online through our website.

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Tis The Season For Giving!

Are you making your holiday list and checking it twice? Don’t forget to add Camp Horizons to your list!

Check out the American Camp Association’s article: “Giving The Ultimate Gift: Camp

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Camp Horizons Says Good-bye to Princess

The Princess Pat

Lived in a tree

She sailed across

The seven seas

She sailed across

The Channel, too

And brought with her

A rick-a-bamboo!

Speaking of Princess…This week we said good-bye to one of the horses, Princess, who moved to Arkansas. Princess came to Camp Horizons in the Fall of 2008 and planned to only stay one summer but loved camp life so much (especially the jumping and trail rides she stayed on) that she stayed a while. But Princess’ owner missed her too much and found a new barn for her to live in that is filled with new friends to make.

Princess, thank you for all your lessons (even the really fast ones) and Camp Horizons wishes you all the best in your new home!

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Neil McNerney’s Book: “Homework” Is Available on Amazon!

Does your family struggle with homework? Neil McNerney has a new book than can help: “Homework: A Parent’s Guide to Helping Out Without Freaking Out.” Neil is a school counselor and has a private practice, and is a consultant who has led staff training workshops at Camp Horizons. Check out his book at click here!


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U.S. National Parks’ Free Entrance Days

Over 100 U.S. National Parks offer fee-free days. The final free entrance days in 2011 are November 11th, 12th, and 13th. Celebrate Veteran’s Day by going to a park near you and have some outdoor fun! For a list of fee-free days for 2012, click here!

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Check Out Our YouTube Channel!

We have recently created our own channel on YouTube! You can view our channel by clicking here.

Continue to check it out for updated videos!

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A Fun Opportunity for Our Operation Purple Camp Families!

Michelle Obama is encouraging military children to create holiday cards to support their parents that have served our nation. We thought this would be a great project for our Operation Purple Camp families to participate in! For more information check out this website!

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Meet the Staff: Stan Jones

Stan Jones, Sales Manager for Horizons companies

Job: Sales Manager for Horizons companies, involved with Leadership Program

Years at Horizons: 4.5

Family: Wife Bonni

Where were you born? Hagerstown, Md.

What is your favorite vacation spot? Snowshoe Resort during the 4th of July

What do you like to do in your spare time? Read and exercise

What is your favorite food? Seafood

What is your favorite book or movie? Books, anything by Greg iles

What is something people probably don’t know about you? I’m more sensitive/emotional than people would think.

Did you go to camp as a child? No

What is your favorite camp activity? Hiking

What is your favorite camp food/meal? The salad bar

Favorite camp memory? Every day being here

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