Staff training is in full swing! Over the last week, we have been doing so much to prepare for the summer and we cant wait for campers to come next week! We have been working on teambuilding, formulating our goals for the summer, putting together our trip pack-out procedure, and much more. Right now, our counselors and trip leaders are out on their training hike honing their backcountry skills. Everyone has been having a great time backpacking through the Adirondacks and the Catskills and they are so excited to go hiking with campers in a few weeks!  

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Happy Core Values in Action Wednesday, and happy last Wednesday of the Core Values in Action Year!   Over the past 8 months we have celebrated, explored, practiced, and embraced all 8 of Frost Valley’s Core Values. It has been inspiring and fun to see how the Frost Valley Community has given life to the Core Values throughout the year. In honor of the past 8 months, I would love to highlight some of our favorite stories from the year!   Caring: One of the first and favorite #CVIA stories we received was from our Outpost Campers, who were doing a project for one of their classmates who was sick. […]

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Hello everyone and happy Core Values in Action Thursday!   I hope you have all taken action to put Stewardship into Action! We are always encouraging our guests here at Frost Valley to be “green” and take what they’ve learned about Sustainability here back to home!   This week, I would like to focus on Stewardship from the perspective of the Camp Counselors that work at Frost Valley. We have an 80% retention rate for our staff, most of whom grew up as campers here at Frost Valley. The biggest reason why they want to be Counselors is to give their future campers the same magical experience that their counselors […]

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