Ep. 25: Like the Time Paris Hilton Broke Color War (w/ Stacy Davidowitz)

A summer at camp wouldn't be complete without a good ole fashioned Color War (aka Maccabiah Games, Yom Sport, Special Day, etc.). Whatever you want to call it, everyone left it all on the field for the green, the red, the yellow, and the blue. Author Stacy Davidowitz joins Micah and Sara to recount her … Continue reading Ep. 25: Like the Time Paris Hilton Broke Color War (w/ Stacy Davidowitz)

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

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 #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

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