Camp Mataponi Blog

Reflections on Camp Life

          Before I began to write this blog, I visited Mainecampexperience.com and clicked on “The Maine Difference.” My intention, of course, was to read about the allures of Maine from a perspective other than my own. I found that when the site termed Maine summer camps as “The best kept secret in […]

dateFebruary 08, 2013 author

Reflections on Camp Life

                   Before I began to write this blog, I visited Mainecampexperience.com and clicked on “The Maine Difference.” My intention, of course, was to read about the allures of Maine from a perspective other than my own. I found that when the site termed Maine summer camps as “The best kept secret […]

dateFebruary 08, 2013 author

10 for 2

10 for2- Mantra for girls who spend their summers enmeshed in the experience that is Camp Mataponi. As the assistant tennis director making my way to “vacationland” from the summer sauna that is Houston, TX for the 1st time 5 years ago, I had no idea as to the depth this saying holds. Having spent […]

dateJune 26, 2012 author

Mataponi is better than Hogwarts

My first summer at Camp Mataponi, I showed up quaking in my Sketchers, clutching my stuffed moose, and completely unprepared for what was soon to come. I watched my cousin race up to her friends from last summer before I flew down the steep Junior Hill and into Bunk 4, where I promptly disappeared into […]

dateJune 26, 2012 author

The Packing list you didn’t get – but should have.

Attention all campers and staff at Mataponi for the summer of 2012: When you packed for the summer, did you fill your trunks with tennis shoes, tank tops and toenail polish? Did you shove stuffed animals, stationary and sunscreen into your suitcase? Did you overload your backpack with beach towels, bikinis and bug spray?  Well, […]

dateMay 16, 2012 author