Letters from Camp – A Blog from the Blue Ridge Mountains

Welcome to the Camp Blue Ridge Blog, “Letters from Camp.” Here we’ll try and give you a little peek into camp life with updates and details all the way from the Blue Ridge Mountains. #CBRForever!


  • Then and Now: Why Summer Camp Is More Important Than Ever Before - Then and Now: Why Summer Camp Is More Important Than Ever Before February 11, 2019 Andy Pritikin Our children are growing up so much differently than we did, with so much of their lives spent staring at and touching glowing screens. I looked for information in my encyclopedia, dictionary, or local library, … Continue reading
  • Dressing Up & Going All Out at CBR - While going through Camp Blue Ridge’s website, Facebook, Instagram, etc., there is something very specific that stands out and makes you smile. The campers at Camp Blue Ridge go above and beyond for themed social nights, relay races, bunk performances, and more! One of the most amazing things about camp … Continue reading
  • A Summer Without Social Media - Social Media. In recent years, there is no doubt that our younger generations are being raised through and consumed by social media. One thing I do love about social media is that it has provided an amazing way for camp friends to stay in contact with each other throughout the … Continue reading
  • Fall Reunion & Get-Together - Alumni, current/prospective campers, staff, & families are all welcome to join us this Sunday, October 21st @ Sawgrass GameRoom in Sunrise, FL! 12pm-2pm. Our annual South Florida reunion & get -together will be a day full of games, food, fun, & friends! Camp Blue Ridge will be providing a 2 … Continue reading
  • Being a Camp Counselor Will Change Your Life - Whether you have grown up as a camper, experienced the magic of being a counselor, or have no clue what the job entails, being a camp counselor this summer can change you life in ways you’ve never imagined. You leave behind your comfortable life and embrace a new routine in … Continue reading
  • Summer 2019… Lets Do This! - What an incredible summer! Camp Blue Ridge 2018 will definitely be one to remember. We can still hear the echoes of all the laughs, and especially all of the Color War cheers! Each year it is hard to believe that any summer can top the last, but here we are … Continue reading
  • The “CBR” Way - Here at Blue Ridge Camp, there is no doubt that the many traditions that have carried over throughout the years are what connect our campers through generations. But when it comes down to what really makes camp, camp, its the little things day to day that take a simple scheduled … Continue reading
  • Important Dates Camp Blue Ridge 2018 - Hey Camp Blue Ridge Families! Here is a quick run through of important upcoming camp dates to know for this summer! Be sure to mark your calendars! Keep up with our email blasts & social media posts for more information! April 22 – CBR Open House @ Camp Blue Ridge … Continue reading
  • Interaction & Inclusivity at Camp Blue Ridge - At Camp Blue Ridge, we create a culture where campers respect themselves and others. Camp gives campers countless opportunities to interact in a healthy and positive way with everyone around them. At camp, our differences are what bring us together. Sleep away camp gives children the opportunity to interact and … Continue reading
  • The CBR Spirit! - There are no words to describe the buzz in the air every morning at camp; a feeling that puts an extra pep in our step even before our feet hit the floor. It’s what makes us turn every meal into a dance party and makes every activity period feel like … Continue reading
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