Allenberry Professional Theatre Conservatory: A Summer Like No Other in Boiling Springs, PA

In the small town of Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, right in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, lies Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse, a professional regional theatre and a gorgeous place to stay. One of their most recent initiatives has been the formation of Allenberry Professional Theatre Conservatory (APTC), an intensive youth acting camp. APTC started out small. Though I did […]

Camp Wildwood

This summer I worked at Camp Wildwood on Lake Wampanoag in Gardner, MA, a facility that housed both boys and girls, fifth through ninth grades, run by the Massachusetts Audubon Society. I was a Councilor In Training (C.I.T.) whose main area of responsibility were fifth and sixth grade boys in overnight nature camp sessions. The camp boasts 1,000 acres of […]

VISIONS Service Adventures

International: Having experienced three VISIONS trips so far (British Virgin Islands, Montana Northern Cheyenne, and Dominican Republic), I can lend an interesting perspective on what it’s like to be part of this summer program. Unlike other summer community service trips I’ve looked at in the past, VISIONS is honest about accomplishing its goal: community service. They do not try to […]