Ep. 20: Like the Time I Pulled That Prank at Camp

If you’ve ever peed on a plastic wrap toilet, found crickets in your sleeping bag, or raided a camp kitchen, you’ll appreciate this week’s April Fool’s episode about pranks and the campers & counselors who pull them. We talk to Camp Sierra Vista lifer, Sarah Marks, and her radio-producer, bird-call expert husband (and literal Boy … Continue reading Ep. 20: Like the Time I Pulled That Prank at Camp

Ep #18: Like The Time We Talked To That Camp Guy We Met On Instagram

If you look up “camp counselor” in the dictionary, you’d probably find a picture of Aaron Greene, Ropes Course Director at Camp Walt Whitman in Piermont, New Hampshire. We didn't, but we did find him via Instagram thanks to his penchant for reposting #campconfession memes. We talk to him about our most impactful counselors, whether … Continue reading Ep #18: Like The Time We Talked To That Camp Guy We Met On Instagram

Episode 17: …Like the Time I Married that Guy From Camp

Have you ever fallen in love at camp? Did you ever wish you were one half of a cool camp couple? On this very special Valentine’s Day episode of Campfires and Color Wars, we talk to two camp couples who lasted past the dog days of summer, tied the knot, and have little campers-to-be of … Continue reading Episode 17: …Like the Time I Married that Guy From Camp

Episode 16:…Like The Time I Was Camp Director at a Girls’ Empowerment Camp

On this episode of Campfires and Color Wars, we chat with Brooklyn-based storyteller Courtney Antonioli about her summer as Director of an all-girls arts & empowerment summer camp. She shares stories about a frozen t-shirt contest gone terribly wrong, her girls' crush on a geriatric campus security guard, and how making "adult choices" sometimes means … Continue reading Episode 16:…Like The Time I Was Camp Director at a Girls’ Empowerment Camp

Episode #15: Summer Camp and Pop Culture with Matt Ralph

There are so many entertainers who got their start performing for their friends at summer camp, so it's no wonder that pop culture is chock full of references to camping. Matt Ralph, author of the excellent Summer Camp Culture blog, knows more about the intertwining of the two than perhaps anyone in the world, and … Continue reading Episode #15: Summer Camp and Pop Culture with Matt Ralph

Episode #14: Camp Nudity with Unorthodox’s Mark Oppenheimer

It is often said that people find their true selves at summer camp, and one big reason for that could be the copious amount of nudity that takes place. You may come in timid, but after a while there becomes a "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" mentality that makes you much more comfortable in … Continue reading Episode #14: Camp Nudity with Unorthodox’s Mark Oppenheimer

Episode 13: Camp Directors’ Kids with Leah Tennen and Mike Klotz

Every camp has a camp director, and most of those directors have children. Frankly, it'd be a little weird if they didn't. What's it like to grow up in the white-hot spotlight of camping royalty? To feel the eyes of everyone around you watching your every move, making assumptions about your behavior, and most of … Continue reading Episode 13: Camp Directors’ Kids with Leah Tennen and Mike Klotz

Episode 12: Camp Performances with Jon Ross and “Michael” Ziggy Danziger

There's something about summer camp that brings out the performer in everyone. Micah is joined by guest host "Michael" Ziggy Danziger and actor/playwright Jon Ross to discuss the relationship between theater and camp and relive some of the best - and worst - camp performances. You don't want to miss it! Episode links: Camp Ramah Wisconsin In[HEIR]itance … Continue reading Episode 12: Camp Performances with Jon Ross and “Michael” Ziggy Danziger