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Minnesota’s Nocturnal Animals At Camp Foley

Minnesota’s Nocturnal Animals At Camp Foley

Up all night, sleeps all day! We have tons of wildlife that surrounds us here at Camp Foley in Pine River Minnesota. Some of the coolest creatures to see only come out at night! These are called...

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Minnesota’s Nocturnal Animals At Camp Foley

Minnesota’s Nocturnal Animals At Camp Foley

Up all night, sleeps all day! We have tons of wildlife that surrounds us here at Camp Foley in Pine River Minnesota. Some of the coolest creatures to see only come out at night! These are called...

An Off Season day at Camp Foley

An Off Season day at Camp Foley

Foley is quiet for now. We wrote a blog about what a camp day is like for assistant directors here at Foley, but what do we do when the campers are all gone? Come take a peak behind the curtain.......

Top 7 Tips on How to Make Friends at Summer Camp

Top 7 Tips on How to Make Friends at Summer Camp

Are you wondering “how to make friedns at summer camp?” Look no further. This article provides practical steps to help you navigate the social scene and form meaningful connections from day one....

A Foley Reunion… with PIZZA!

A Foley Reunion… with PIZZA!

We are throwing a party!!! And YOUR invited!  This Party is designed for everyone! Perfect for a past family to bring a new family or for a new family to get a good idea of the spirit of Foley. And...

Upper and Lower Treehouses: The Perks of Both

Upper and Lower Treehouses: The Perks of Both

Treehouses are a special night that two and four-week campers have the chance to experience. Each treehouse is located in the woods across the road from the center of camp. Cabin groups hike, cook...

A History of Clothing at Camp Foley

A History of Clothing at Camp Foley

We have a particularly fun one today! We are going to travel through history and check out how the clothing trends have evolved over the last 100 years of Foley history. We are bringing some of them...

The Highest awards of 2023

The Highest awards of 2023

Our Campers showed real Grit this summer! Read below to learn about the highest awards you can earn at Camp Foley and who achieved each one this past summer! Gold Birchbark Congratulations to the...

Self Defense at Foley!

Self Defense at Foley!

A new skill at Foley This past summer at Camp, every camper had the opportunity to try a self defense class taught by a local professional. Kevin Littman, a black belt instructor from Pequot Lakes...

Never Too Old for a Foley First

Never Too Old for a Foley First

A throwback Foley First! In honor of our executive director Marie's Birthday, here is a blog written in her own words back in 2012. It details a wonderful experience she had with oldest son Peter on...

2023 Camp Moves Me Wrap Up

2023 Camp Moves Me Wrap Up

We have come to the end of November and that means an end to our fundraising campaign Camp Moves Me! This year we raised over $24,000, which is crazy to even type out!!  We had over 200 people...

Reflection at the Northland Conference

Reflection at the Northland Conference

We learned a lot at the ACA Northland Workshop! Ally Here! Joe and I had the privilege of attending the Northland Workshop, that is put on by the Northland branch of the American Camp Association....

Uncover the Benefits of a Co-Ed Summer Camp

Uncover the Benefits of a Co-Ed Summer Camp

Are you considering a co-ed summer camp for your child? You’re in the right place! Dive into the numerous benefits of co-ed summer camp, from preparing children for the real world to fostering...

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