2 Oct · Tom Horner · No Comments

Catalina Island Conservancy visits CIC

 Conservancy visits CIC Visit the Catalina Island Conservancy Newsletter for an article about their visit to Howlands Landing during Jean-Michel Cousteau Family Camp in August.


6 Apr · Tom Horner · No Comments

New Discovery of Catalina Archaeology Records

Detailed records and photographs of artifacts and bones from Catalina were discovered recently. These records will help the Catalina Island Museum catalog items they hold in storage from the collection of controversial collector Ralph Glidden. The LA Times published a great article about the discovery. It’s a fascinating look at understanding the history of Catalina. …


28 Mar · Tom Horner · No Comments

Replacing Screen Time with Green Time is Good for Kids

We got this article from our friends at Cheley Colorado Camps on their facebook page. Camp is a great place for kids to disconnect from all the screen time in their life. Check out this informative blog, Replacing Screen Time with Green Time is Good for Kids. Tom


11 Feb · Tom Horner · No Comments

Camp and 21st Century Skills: Oxymoron or Ideal?

As parents, we often wonder if the skills we learned as children and young adults are the same skills our son needs to learn as he starts high school. The world is a different place today than it was 30 years ago. Technology and information have exploded. One thing we know as camp directors is …


9 Feb · Tom Horner · No Comments

The Case For Camp

Summer camp contributes to the development of young people. The American Camp Association believes camp experiences are more important today than ever. “A quality camp experience provides our children and youth with the opportunity to learn powerful lessons in community, character-building, skill development, and healthy living.” That sounds like a summer at Catalina Island Camps …


20 Jan · Tom Horner · No Comments

Catalina Fox Thrives after a Battle with Extinction

Anyone who has visited Catalina Island in the past few years knows that the number of Catalina Fox has grown substantially just by seeing the scat around camp every morning. Many of us will even see a Fox exploring around camp after dark. This link is to an article in the Los Angeles Times about …


18 Dec · Tom Horner · No Comments

Danny and Becky ride 100 miles for MS

Danny Sudman is a full time employee at Catalina Island Camps. He is the Outback Director for summer camp and an Catalina Environmental Leadership Program Assistant Director during the school year. Danny writes about his experience in October riding in the Bike MS Bay to Bay Tour 2011. On the morning of October 22nd, 2011 …


18 Dec · Tom Horner · One Comment

Sustainable Living Bike Tour

The Sustainable Living Bike Tour gives volunteer educators the opportunity to visit students in their home communities and continue the education process where they left off at Howland’s Landing. Many of these educators work the Catalina Environmental Leadership Program (CELP), Catalina Island Camp’s Fall and Spring environmental education program. The message of sustainability and practices …

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