The Camp Counselor Blog

Camp Counselor Robert deals with SCamp Withdrawal


Every winter, approximately seven to eight months removed from Summer Camp Music Festival, I find myself yearning for SCamp with more frequency than usual.  As the temperatures drop here in central Illinois, my mind wanders back to Three Sisters Park.  Thoughts often revolving around all of the past and future experiences that fill my time… Read more »

The Camp Counselor Ålexander New Years Experience


This holiday season I escaped the snowy tundra of North Dakota and headed west on the Empire Builder locomotive line to the festive evergreens of Portland, Oregon. And after a 30 hourr train ride and a beautiful Christmas spent with family, I had some free time to enjoy during new years in which I had… Read more »

Camp Counselor Carmel Shares her Favorite Show from 2016


There was something about 2016 that kinda sorta sucked. We lost a lot of great musicians and saw our communities divided over protests during an unforgettable election season. Through all of this chaos the one thing that helped us power through was music, especially seeing it live. My favorite concert from 2016 took place in Kalamazoo,… Read more »

Camp Counselors React to the First Round of Artist Announcements

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We sent a few Camp Counselors the First Round of Artist Announcements before they went public to catch their reactions! Watch the video below to find out which artists they’re most excited to see at #SCamp17 this Memorial Day Weekend! View the full lineup and buy your tickets at Can’t get enough of the initial… Read more »