Sleep Away Camp, Experienced

Jeffrey Cohen
7 min readDec 21, 2021
Camp Cejwin (2016) courtesy of Richard Lewis photography

For two summers, I attended a pair of very different sleep away camps. While there are people who swear summer camp experiences were the “best times they ever had,” I have decidedly different feelings.

I felt a sense of obligation to my parents when I agreed to attend Camp Cejwin in 1975. I was the rare “third generation“ camper, as my grandparents had rented a cabin on the lake for several years while my mother…

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Jeffrey Cohen

Longtime writer and crank. Articles come from more than 30 years in journalism and corporate communications. Follow my podcast at MrJeff2000.podbean.com.