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  1. July 22, 2022

    CH Dedicates New Climbing Tower “The Overlook” to Kent Overbey

    Dear Highlands Supporters, We’re in the middle of our 118th season here at Highlands, and I’m proud to say that the magic on Plum Lake continues. We have our highest enrollment numbers in years, with both first and second terms “full.” And nearly all our staff is comprised of returnees. How lucky we are! We…

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  2. March 15, 2022

    What you need to know about 2022

    “It’s time to start thinking about the importance of your summer.” —Craig Ericksen, Program Director A Summer of Potential and Adventure We are getting geared up for 2022, and we hope you are too! We know you have questions about this summer, and we’re here to answer them. Enrollment Have you signed up yet? If…

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  3. February 21, 2021

    Bringing back the Rangers in ’21

    2020 was a weird year. Our young people bore much of the burden of a closed-down world with missed opportunities and rites of passage. At Highlands, our oldest boys missed their opportunity to be the big men on campus: to sub for counselors on their day off or to take the youngest camper for their…

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  4. December 07, 2020

    Built to Last

    We hope this message finds you well in body and spirit at the beginning of this holiday season. We are writing today because we have exciting news to share with you.  Tracy and I, as well as the entire Bachmann family, are committed to Camp Highlands’ ongoing success. It is in this spirit we are…

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