7586 State Route 8, Brant Lake, NY 12815

Month: October 2018

Through Four Generations and over 100 years of private ownership, Brant Lake Camp has always taken pride in being a place - "Where Sports Are Done Right"

Green or Gray? A Century of Connectivity

By Art Chansky BRANT LAKE, NY – For a boys’ summer camp to last 100 years, the oldest under the same family ownership, a lot has to go right. And for Brant Lake Camp, in the Adirondacks just north of Lake George, it did not happen by accident. Generations have begotten generations with what might be…
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Christopher Riley in Camp News October 23, 2018

Blog Post April 2017 – How to Leave a Mark

One of the most profound lessons I learned (or at least had reinforced) at our 100 year celebrations was how impactful. BLC has been to so many people. I have never used the term thick for describing the BLC experience, but I think it is an apt categorization given the context in Brook’s article. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/18/opinion/how-to-leave-a-mark-on-people.html?emc=eta1…
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Green or Gray?

Art Chansky, writer of many books on the UNC versus Duke sports rivalry, and long-time friend of mine, came to the BLC Centennial Celebration at camp recently and wrote this in depth article. Hope you enjoy it. – Richie G. https://medium.com/@richieg_8815/by-art-chansky-ff739665782b#.ds712hxlo

Brant Lake Camp featured in Town and Country Magazine again

We thought you would all like to see the recent article in ‘Town and Country’ magazine on today’s best summer camps– which we are proud to say included Brant Lake Camp, as well as our sister camp, Point O’Pines. www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/sporting/news/g2334/best-summer-camps/ The list of 19 camps, noted as the “Ivy League” of summer camps, also provides…
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BLC – Where Sports Are Done Right

BLC has a credo: “Where Sports Are Done Right” – – and it drives so much of what we are about. As you know, youth sports today in the USA has come under much scrutiny of late with many recent trends and practices being challenged and debated. It certainly is not a straightforward or simple…
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Steve Kerr on AAU Basketball

with comment from Richie G. “Even if today’s players are incredibly gifted, they grow up in a basketball environment that can only be called counterproductive. AAU basketball has replaced high school ball as the dominant form of development in the teen years. I coached my son’s AAU team for three years; it’s a genuinely weird…
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Bobby G. in the news again

In anticipation of the upcoming UNC Walk for Health, Bobby G is once again in the spotlight. Brant Lake Camp even gets a mention in this one! Check out the link for his latest TV interview. https://uncwalkforhealth.com/video/