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1805, 2018

How to Donate to Give Her Camp on Facebook

By |May 18th, 2018|Categories: Big News|

Good news to anyone looking to help send more women to camp! Any Facebook user may support and/or post to ask that others support Give Her Camp, with payments collected directly through Facebook! Give Her Camp is Campowerment’s sister 501c(3) non-profit that sends deserving women to Campowerment Weekend Retreats on scholarship

Here’s how:

1. When posting a […]

1205, 2018

Happy Mother’s Day: A Note from Grandy

By |May 12th, 2018|Categories: Tales from the Tribe|

Before Campowerment, I thought I had my life very together. I was proud of the life I had created and the family that surrounded me. But now, I am so connected to so many of wonderful, kind and insightful women, I feel fulfilled in a way had never thought possible.

Whenever I call people, and ask […]

905, 2018

How A Pink Plastic Phone Changed My Life

By |May 9th, 2018|Categories: Tales from the Tribe|

When my daughter was five she had a pink plastic play phone decorated with Disney princesses. Otherwise she wasn’t much into princess gear, but this one she loved. She wedged it in between her tiny shoulder and ear and talked while she put together jigsaw puzzles. She walked her stuffed toys out on the street, […]

405, 2018

More than a Mom: Phyllis Shinbane

By |May 4th, 2018|Categories: Tales from the Tribe|

When I take my last breath, what will I reflect back on? Will it just be that I was always a mom? That’s a great attribute but…what will it be about Phyllis?” – Phyllis Norber Shinbane on her brave journey to define herself past the title of “mother.”

“I have been a stay-at-home mom for […]

3004, 2018

Experts @ Daybreak: Anne “Sussy” Sussman

By |April 30th, 2018|Categories: Expert Insight|

How you start your morning is how you run your day, and how you live your day is how you frame your week. Your weeks become your months become your years become your LIFE. So we’re asking the Experts — how do you start your day?

Meet Anne Sussman, Meditation Teacher and Campowerment lifer, who continuously […]

1704, 2018

Experts @ Daybreak: Tammi Leader Fuller

By |April 17th, 2018|Categories: Expert Insight|

How you start your morning is how you run your day, and how you live your day is how you frame your week. Your weeks become your months become your years become your LIFE. So we’re asking the Experts — how do you start your day?

“I used to be that person who didn’t ‘have time […]

1104, 2018

Bunk 8 is F-ing Great

By |April 11th, 2018|Categories: Tales from the Tribe|

Written by Jen Schwartz, Camper

I went to Campowerment for the first time in March 2016. Since then, I have attended four more of these life-changing retreats. You could say I’m somewhat of a Campowerment groupie.

They say (and I agree): no two camps are alike, but, for me, my Sept 2017 camp was especially different. This […]

2603, 2018

Projects: the WHAT, the HOW + the FOR HOW LONG

By |March 26th, 2018|Categories: Expert Insight|

We asked three Campowerment Experts — Business Strategist Dawn Andrews, Career Transition Coach Tama Kieves and Productivity Consultant Wendy Ellin— to give us the skinny on finding and committing to the project that can enhance our life – even just a little— now. They’re breaking down the WHAT, the HOW, and the FOR HOW LONG […]

803, 2018

Celebrating International Women’s Day

By |March 8th, 2018|Categories: A-Musings, Tales from the Tribe|

 

Though we hoot and holler about women’s achievements all year long, today, International Women’s Day (#IWD2018), is one more excuse to collectively raise our voices and continue to #PressForProgress (this year’s campaign hashtag).

How do we do that? By challenging bias and inspiring others to take action on behalf of women. By celebrating how far we’ve come. By […]

1502, 2018

Grandy’s All-Time Favorite Book List

By |February 15th, 2018|Categories: Expert Insight|

Reading and sharing my love of books has always been my favorite hobby, so when Chelsea, my oldest granddaughter (now my colleague, as Campowerment’s COO), was studying AP English in high school and learning zillions of new vocabulary words, she stumbled on one she thought perfectly described me— Bibliophile: a person who loves or collects books. Yup. That’s exactly what I […]