Category: General

MATA-MONDAY, May 15th 2017

  If you went looking for last Monday’s blog, I’m sorry. It wasn’t there. I had wanted to write about something that I did that would hopefully relate to a lot of you out there but then it never happened SO I got a little disappointed and decided I would write about it in this […]

MATA-MONDAY, May 1st 2017

  MATA-MONDAY (Tuesday edition) This past weekend, a very special fund raiser, The DBA Foundation, brought together many Camp Mataponi alumni and their families to honor and remember an inspirational “camp dad” and friend , Danny Allanoff.  Hannah (Senior 2012) and Molly aka Maia (Senior 2009) joined their mom and brother as they raised awareness […]

MATA-MONDAY, April 24th 2017

  TRADITIONS OF CAMP MATAPONI:   SATURDAY NIGHT CAMPFIRE The tradition of the campfire at Camp Mataponi dates back over 100 years ago when Camp Mataponi was an all girl’s camp called Highland Nature Camp. The stories, songs and legends have been passed down over decades and along the way carefully selected additions were made to […]

MATA-MONDAY, April 17th 2017

  We want to give a huge SHOUT OUT to Charlie Gruber! This past weekend Chuck competed in the New York State Level 7 Gymnastics meet and she WON the Floor, Beam and All around titles, as well as placing 3rd on the Vault and the Bars. Way to go Chuck, can’t wait to see […]

MATA-MONDAY – April 3rd, 2017

  New Camper Get-together! Yesterday was a fun day as we meet a lot of our new Juniors and Middies at the New Camper Get Together outside of New York City.  While a few of the girls have older sisters, who have already spent summers at Mataponi, most of our new campers are coming in […]

MATA-MONDAY – March 27th, 2017

  We want to give a huge camp shout-out to Inter B, Harley Dichter! This past Saturday, Harley put together an unbelievable fundraiser at Lesters (a New York based children’s/teen store) to raise money for a local Maine camp that is near and dear to our Camp Mataponi hearts, Camp Sunshine.  For over 15 years, […]

MATA-MONDAY – March 20th, 2017

  What’s new at Camp Mataponi?? As we begin the countdown to opening day at camp… 96 more days in case you don’t have Camp on your brain 24/7.   We wanted to update you on some of the new things that will be added to camp for the summer.  We have listened to your suggestions […]

MATA-MONDAY – March 13th, 2017

  Life after Mataponi still equals CAMP! Last week, in the Mata-Monday blog we shared 10 things that makes you know you’re a Camp lifer. Well, this week we want to add to two more to the list. #11:   You know Camp Mataponi may be far in distance from where you live but it’s never […]

MATA-MONDAY – March 6th, 2017

  10 SIGNS YOU ARE A SUMMER CAMP LIFER: Camp doesn’t just end because the summer does. No way, if you are a camp lifer you live and breathe everything camp 24/7- 365 days a year. Those of you who have been going to camp in the last 10 years have been especially lucky because […]

MATA-MONDAY – Feb 27th, 2017

  EXCITING NEWS… So far, here’s a list of our returning staff for the 2017 summer. Welcome back!! We know there are more staff returning who are not yet listed here, so be sure to check back in the weeks ahead to see who else is joining us for another Mata-mazing summer. Dee Bassett – […]