Common Ground Key at Camp

Part of creating an inclusive space means hiring a staff that reflects our population. Whether it’s through similar interests, relatable life experiences, or a shared…

03/05/20 by Jenn Merritt

It Takes a Village

All of our goals are different but it’s up to a loving community to support them, whatever they may be. A swimming counselor, Hal, tells…

02/19/20 by Jenn Merritt

Camp Lessons Hit Home

Marina, an Aloha counselor and alumna, talks about how camp was just the push she needed to conquer a fear many of us share, adding…

01/30/20 by Christopher Overtree, Ph.D.

Safe—Out on a Limb

Gretchen, Aloha Hive’s talented program director, speaks of a moment that all parents face: seeing her child take a risk. For some, a worst nightmare—singing…

01/15/20 by Christopher Overtree, Ph.D.

The Viking Challenge

Growing is not comfortable. Our bodies prefer the status quo. Growth means taking risks, stretching, and making new connections. This requires significant energy, and sometimes…

12/18/19 by Christopher Overtree, Ph.D.