The Blog of the West Wind

The Blog of the West Wind

Offseason musings from the Director and other voices regarding Kabeyun’s philosophy and the role of camp in developing strong, confident, and caring boys.

Jane & Maria Crafts – Painting

After Watching This Video, You Will Paint Like Bob Ross

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Jane & Maria Crafts – Painting

Oh boy, we’re doin’ it AGAIN!! Follow along at home with Jane and Maria as they bring out supplies from the Arts and Crafts shack. We miss you! Kabeyun understands this is a difficult time but we want you to have FUN!

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Jane & Maria Crafts – Games

Games That Will Keep You Entertained For HOURS!

Thursday, April 9, 2020
Jane & Maria Crafts – Games

Today’s video topic is Games! These crafts are great for playing with family! It’s important to be team player and support each other in times where a lot of things are complicated.

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Jane and Maria Bring Arts & Crafts to YOU!!

Need a dose of summer camp today? Don't we all! Kabeyun counselors Jane and Maria made this video to bring a bit of camp to you at home during our days of social distancing.

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Camp Kabeyun Adds Dungeons & Dragons to Daily Choices

Assalonian steel. Frostfire guild. Kal Torak. The Battle of Vulcan. In 2019, Kabeyun was abuzz with new jargon, joining the traditional camp lexicons of sailors (mizzen, half-hitch) and archers (fletching, flu-flu). Kal Torak and those other intriguing new words came courtesy of Kabeyun’s newest activity: Dungeons & Dragons.

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Why Contribute to Kabeyun's Annual Fund

This is the time of year when the envelopes start arriving. Even before holiday cards, you’ll find your mailbox filled with fundraising letters. They come from all sorts of non-profits: educational, environmental, religious, political. Hospitals. Arts organizations and veterans’ groups. With so many worthy groups vying for your philanthropy, why should you give to Kabeyun’s Annual Fund? Here are four reasons why my family contributes.

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Kabeyun's Summer of 2019 by the Numbers

Kabeyun campers and staff ate a half-ton of ground beef and drank more than a thousand gallons of milk this summer! We calculated these and all sorts of other numbers to give you a snapshot of our summer, Harper's Index style. Enjoy!

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