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Online Q&A Sessions Are Coming!

Online Q&A Sessions Are Coming!

We're thrilled to offer online Q & A sessions with camp directors. There will be two opportunities for you to join us virtually to discuss any questions you have about camp for 2019. These discussions are tailored to first-year families, but anyone with questions is welcome to attend. The meetings will be hosted on zoom and we ask that you RSVP if you intend to join us. There will be a short presentation followed by an opportunity for you to ask questions and have them answered by experienced camp directors. The first online Orientation and Q & A will be on Wednesday, May 15th at 7 PM Pacific time. The second event will be on Sunday, June 2nd at 4 PM Pacific. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP at this link. While you're there, you can also RSVP for our GAC Parties in Northern and Southern California.

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GACentines are here!

GACentines are here!

For the third year, your friends at GAC are here to help you with Valentines. We know that it can be tough to find just the right message to send to your camp friends. That's why we've put together another set of "GACentines." These Gold Arrow themed cards are perfect for use in real life or online. Just print them out and send them, or download them to share on social media. If you prefer your Valentines to feature photo staff puns, we can help: Perhaps you would prefer a Group Counselor? Here you go! Maybe you like your Valentines to be a little bit like the 4th of July. Joe America is here to help. If you want your card to have an English flair, Lynx is right here waiting for you! There's no excuse to not send this note! Maybe you want to show your affection with a Rocks & Ropes counselor. Sol is just the ticket! Baboon is here to serve up your Shaver Island Valentine. Finally, if you'd like something without a pun, we've got a shot of Toyota and Stix in the minutes after they got engaged during June Specialty Camp.

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Sunshine’s New Book Published!

Sunshine’s New Book Published!

We are thrilled to announce that Camp Owner and Director Audrey "Sunshine" Monke's debut book has a scheduled release date. The book is ready to go and we're excited to read it! Happy Campers: 9 Summer Camp Secrets for Raising Kids Who Become Thriving Adults will be released on May 7th, 2019. Based on thousands of interactions with campers, camp counselors, and parents, and on academic research in positive psychology, Happy Campers introduces a framework of intentional strategies to help parents create the same kind of transformational culture that kids experience at camp. Instead of raising a generation of kids who are overwhelmed, anxious, depressed, and unable to function as independent and responsible adults, parents can create an environment at home that promotes the growth of important character traits and social skills that kids need in order to have meaningful and successful lives. Complete with specific ideas to implement these summer camp secrets at home, Happy Campers is a one-of-a-kind resource for parents wanting to raise happy, socially intelligent, successful kids. If you want to pre-order the book, you can do so at any of the following links: Amazon Barnes and Noble Indie Bound Books a Million Google Play Kobo If you're in the Los Angeles area and would like to attend a meet and greet with the author, Sunshine will have copies available (and will happily sign them) at our GAC Party on May ... Read more

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Lip Balm Contest!

Lip Balm Contest!

At Gold Arrow Camp, we are passionate about lip protection. We're so passionate that every year we run a contest to name lip balms for our camp store. Past winners have included classics like Vanilla Tree and Tiller Towards Tangerine. This year is no different. Once again, we invite you to think up the best camp-inspired name for a lip balm flavor and send it to us. How? You could email us, or you could post it to either Instagram or Facebook and tag us (@goldarrowcamp). We can't wait to see what your creativity comes up with this year!

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