I just wanted to send you a note to say that the boys had the best time last month. When they found out they were only staying for 4 weeks this year, they begged me to extend!
Fast forward to this week – we started a new camp – and it is without a doubt no where close to being as well run as Crestwood. They say it’s so boring compared to Crestwood and they still talk about flag, the camp song and carnival everyday.
We’ll be back next year for at least 6 weeks 🙂
I wanted to provide some positive feedback. My son, James, had an amazing summer. The last two weeks of camp he developed some anxiety over the weather. To calm him I would call the camp and email the camp daily letting them know. Whoever I would speak to was always so kind and helpful and I always got emails back quickly. I felt like James was so supportive.
Connor and Ben really stood out and the entire summer made James experience so positive. They both really went above and beyond to make sure camp was a special time for James and his cabin and I am very grateful for their hard work! Andrew also made a point of making sure James was ok and it really meant a lot to us.
Thank you for a great summer!
Emily (and James)
I wanted to send a quick note to thank everyone for a great first day. Our daughter came home raving about the awesome activities, delicious lunch, and new friends she made today.
First days are hard for our daughter. She has been through a lot of change lately and we were a little worried about how she would react to another change in her routine.
We were delighted to hear she adjusted so well.
Thank you to all the staff for easing our worries and making today a very fun start to her first summer as a camper.
Xo K and D
Thank you so very much for giving my girls the best summer of their life. Sienna and Brooklyn would come home every day full of stories that they were even too excited to tell.
They can’t stop talking about their incredible staff, the activities, the dances (that they like to perform all day every day ).
After months and months spent at home, they finally had normalcy, and while I was hoping they’d have fun, I didn’t expect the incredible positive response I got from them. They had pure joy every single day. Every drop off. Every pick up Such a blessing.
Cannot wait for next summer
Dave, Cindy, Sienna and Brooklyn Pacht
I wanted to say thank you for an incredible experience for my daughter. She is usually an apprehensive child and her first time at Crestwood can only be described as a ridiculous success. Driving over on the first day before reaching she asked if she could go for longer next year – I was thrilled she’d decided she loved it before even reaching. And I think her experience exceeded even her high expectations (and mine). She cried all the way home on the last day and I promised to sign her up for next year. So thank you to all the many counsellors and staff for making it the highlight of our summer.
It’s hard to believe that summer 2020 is almost behind us and once again, we are writing to you to thank you for another INCREDIBLE camp season. In a normal year, we would be grateful for the amazing environment you create at Crestwood — the kindness, excitement, enthusiasm, creativity, care and sensitivity that the entire staff demonstrates towards the campers is unparalleled. But this year, in a year that our kids truly needed camp more than ever before, you rose to the occasion, making Crestwood not only a fun and wonderful place but also a safe one. From the first day, it was clear that so much thought and attention had gone into planning for this unique summer; all aspects were considered and the execution was perfect. From the branded face masks, the new transportation routine and, most importantly, the gentle way that you handled the campers’ emotional reintegration to routine, you did not miss a beat!
Hi everyone at Crestwood Camp,
I wanted to send all of you a sincere thank you for everything that you did this summer.
I was really impressed at how things seemed to run, in spite of the challenges given the current environment and the rush to get things going – you certainly gave us a lot of comfort about sending Ainsley to camp. And even though there we no buses, I enjoyed the extra time with Ainsley when dropping her off and picking her up every day…which also gave me the chance to see the care and enthusiasm that you welcomed Ainsley every day!
I hope Ainsley thanked all of the counsellors today. She told me she loved the swimming and (seeing her in our neighbour’s pool), we are so impressed at the progress she has made and confidence she has in the water. And she also liked the variety of activities that she had at the camp, including crafts, s’mores, magic, yoga and stories.
I can’t believe how fast the summer has gone, but am so glad she’s enjoyed every day there…so we’re looking forward to next year!
Until then, thanks again and stay well,
I just wanted to send a note regarding how amazing your summer camp for the 2020 season was. We were beyond impressed with your processes, your safety protocol, the counsellors, the drop off/pick up, the “pod” strategy, the sharing of the educational material in advance, etc – everything was seamless and perfect. I was actually talking with another mom and we were saying we think you should consult the TDSB on how to run a really good “school” during Covid 🙂 because you really had thought of everything and we felt so safe sending our kids to you each day.
In light of all the craziness going on this year, I thought it was important to share how amazing we thought you all did and can’t wait to send our daughters back to Crestwood again soon!
Enjoy the rest of your summer. Stay safe.
To the wonderful Crestwood Team,
We wanted to thank you for all your efforts this summer and let you know what a difference it made for our family. After a tough winter and spring, it has meant so much to us to see Ray excited for each and every camp day. She had the best time and we will be forever grateful for the experience she was able to have during such a difficult time for children. We look forward to sending her and our younger daughter for many summers to come!
All the best,
The Ackerman family
I just wanted to send a quick note on the last day of camp to let you know how wonderful this summer has been for the kids. Ella cried last night at the thought of camp ending. She is a devoted Crestwood camper through and through. She loves her counsellors this summer very much and she made great friends with the girls in her cabin. Alex also said that he is very sad at the thought of camp being over and hopes he can go back again next year, which is unusual for him as he generally shows away from groups.
I think this is amazing and a reflection on the amazing program that you put together this year – in what should have been a difficult and “less than“ summer, the kids had their best summer at Crestwood yet. Maybe it’s their age, maybe some magical combination of the kids in their cabins and the counsellors — but whatever you did, you did it very well, so thank you.
Hi Reide and Eric,
We wanted to thank the incredible staff for making this summer so special for our kids. Having endured so many challenges this year, going to camp was such a bright spot and gave them a happy, fun filled summer they deserve. We are so thankful for your teams care and focus on safety. A special thank you to their councillors Tyler, Thomas and Connor (And Andrew! ) as well as Talia, Mackenzie and Elaine. The kids wouldn’t stop talking about them!
We are sad to see the summer come to an end for sure. Please share our deepest gratitude with the team,
The Shay Family
Hello Team 2020!
We, AS PARENTS, being 100% confident in your camp, staff, safety recognition and history SHOULD AND MUST be thanking your entire extended team for providing us PARENTS with the confidence and determination we’ve needed in order to allow this year to come to fruition.Speaking on behalf of my direct and indirect extended family, we will ALWAYS be there by your side whether it be for a needed counsellor or member!!!
The most expressive Kudos goes to each and every one of you!
With the most heartfelt regards,
The Rocoff Family