Ep. #86: Like The Time A Rabbi Came To Consult On Our Church Theater Production Of Fiddler On The Roof

Brenden Gallagher thinking about if he were a rich man at theater camp Writer/director Brenden Gallagher joins the podcast to discuss his formative years doing summer theatre camp through his local Methodist church. He shares great stories about doing a production of Fiddler on the Roof, wishing he'd continued the path towards becoming an Eagle … Continue reading Ep. #86: Like The Time A Rabbi Came To Consult On Our Church Theater Production Of Fiddler On The Roof

Ep. #35: Like The Time I Tried To Call My Parents Collect (w/Paul Shirley)

Paul Shirley has led an adventure-filled life, traveling all over the world to play basketball and taking in a variety of cultures and experiences, all of which he's written brilliantly about. But before all that, he was a child going to science and boy scout camps in small towns across Kansas, where he dealt with … Continue reading Ep. #35: Like The Time I Tried To Call My Parents Collect (w/Paul Shirley)

Ep. 21: Like the Time I Pulled That Other Prank at Camp

This episode is the second part of our interview with Michael and Sarah Marks, two great storytellers who had us cringing in disbelief at some of the stories they shared about both the pranks they pulled and the pranks that were pulled on them. Turns out, Sarah LOVED having her underwear run up the flagpole... … Continue reading Ep. 21: Like the Time I Pulled That Other Prank at Camp

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

Episode 9: Scout Camp with Jeff Halliday

Many describe their summer camp communities as being very tribal, and that certainly would be appropriate when discussing memories of Boy Scouts camp. Jeff Halliday, an associate professor of Communication Studies at Longwood University, joins us this week to share his stories from growing up in the scouting world, and how his summer camp experiences shaped … Continue reading Episode 9: Scout Camp with Jeff Halliday