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Hey everyone! It’s that time of year again – it’s time to start putting together the counselors for the summer staff for 2018.  If you, or anyone you know, is looking for a chance to provide an irreplaceable experience for our Laney Boys, while also having an amazing summer themselves, send them our way! The … Continue reading “Summer 2018 – NOW HIRING”

Posted in Off Season Posts

It’s hard to believe it’s been a week since the end of the summer of 2017.  It was another great one atop Lookout Mountain.  It takes a village to make Laney a success and we’d like to take a little time to thank everyone who made it possible: Connie, Angie and ALL the kitchen ladies … Continue reading “Thank You Summer of 2017!”

Posted in Daily Summer Posts

Today was another HOT and beautiful day. We had a short 15 minute rain that only made things extremely humid so the river and pool were very popular during freetime. Today the game at sports was ZOOKERBALL. It’s a Laney original game similar to kickball but with some crazy rules. It’s awesome!! At the ropes … Continue reading “7/13/2017 Newsletter”

Posted in Daily Summer Posts

There was a good chance of rain today but it never happened. In fact, we had blue skies for most of the day.  The game of the day at sports was football and there were some great games between the Apaches and Comanches. If you do not follow us on Facebook or Youtube (camplaney59) you … Continue reading “7/12/2017 Newsletter”

Posted in Daily Summer Posts

Another great day atop Lookout Mountain! The weather was beautiful but it is definitely getting hotter. The Powerade station was VERY POPULAR today. At horseback some of the campers are already out on the trails.  Campers can earn a Beginner, Cowboy, Wrangler, or Horseman patch at horseback and must learn facts about horses and demonstrate … Continue reading “7/11/2017 Newsletter”

Posted in Daily Summer Posts

Our first full day of camp was awesome. The weather was, once again, awesome! Today campers began their quest to earn various levels of patches at Adventure Sports, Tennis, Archery, Riflery, Pool, and Horseback. The game of the day at Sports was tennis baseball. At the river the campers had fun going off the rope … Continue reading “7/10/2017 Newsletter”

Posted in Daily Summer Posts

It was a fantastic day to start the 3rd Session of 2017! The weather could not have been better.  At 12:15 we rang the bell and we all gathered at the flagpole as we do before every meal. Luke welcomed everyone and made a few announcements and then we all went inside the lodge and … Continue reading “7/9/2017 Newsletter”

Posted in Daily Summer Posts

Sunday is a different day at camp. We wake up a little later and go straight to breakfast. After breakfast the campers go back to their cabins and get ready for personal and trunk inspection. We are making sure the boys are healthy and taking showers. We are also checking their trunks and making sure … Continue reading “7/2/2017 Newsletter”

Posted in Daily Summer Posts

We had a good day Saturday except that we had to say goodbye to our 1-week campers. It was nice to see so many long hugs when the parents arrived. Hopefully we will see all those boys next year for at least a week and some for two weeks! The game of the day at … Continue reading “7/1/2017 Newsletter”

Posted in Daily Summer Posts

Today was basically a RAIN OUT causing us to alter our daily schedule. We started the day in the gym with some bombardy and pitball. Later in the morning we watched a movie in the gym. This afternoon we did manage to go to some of our activities. Some of the activities, however,  were too … Continue reading “6/30/2017 Newsletter”

“Camp Laney is such a special place where a boy can be himself, make friends from other parts of the country and gain confidence all while having the time of his life!”

BY Elizabeth Wood - Signal Mountain, TN

“When we drop him off at camp each year, there is a comforting feeling knowing that he is going to be in a safe environment that will challenge him socially, physically and spiritually.”

BY Danna Hodges - Baton Rouge, LA