As day turns to night

At the end of every day, campers return to their floors to prepare for bed. You might think at this point they’d all be tired and ready to hit the hay, but it’s quite the opposite: Welcome to hall time.   During hall time, campers must stay on their floor and wing of Florence Schneider […]

Counselor’s Corner: Closing Time

It’s the last day of VAMPY and, as always, the kids are sad. Still, the events of this evening will be some of the most memorable. I can still think back to my fourth year: the final lunch, running through the fountain, the final dance, the fourth year speeches, every moment so crisp and clear. […]

VAMPY 2012 Campers Shine in the Spotlight

We know all of our campers are exceptional in the classroom, but during the VAMPY 2012 Talent Show Thursday evening, they displayed a wide array of passions more artistic than academic. From traditional Indian dancing, to joke “battling,” to songwriting (and rewriting), every performance delighted an enthusiastic and encouraging audience. Check out some highlights from […]