When I came away from my interview with Mollie Farnham-Stratton camper #22406 at a tiny little coffee shop in NH, I knew I had just met someone special!
The Pat Peavy Award is given annually to one Leader at Dudley and one Leader at Kiniya who best exemplifies the traits of Dudley / Kiniya Leadership … caring, integrity, and putting others before self. Our Summer 2021 award was given to #22172 Austin Carmody, and #22887 Lydia Groves.
Awarded at the end of every summer, The Last Whistle Dedication is one of the highest honors one can receive at Camp Dudley.
During a special moment at our final banquet, Assistant Director #15017 Evan George, shared the following tribute to our amazing 2021 Leadership team.
Two Dudley men, Head Coach Chris Feifs #16319 and tourney MVP Tommy Burke #22569, led the UVM Men’s Lacrosse Team to the top of the America East Conference for the first time, as well as their first birth in the NCAA Championship.
It has been over a year now since COVID-19 landed on the scene, and it has not failed to affect every part of daily life since that grand entrance.
#24447 Carlos Toribio was an essential member of the 2016 and 2019 A-Hut Teams. His energetic and friendly demeanor will be remembered by anyone who worked with Carlos. Today he is in training for one of the biggest adventures of his life--a cross country tandem bike ride with his longtime friend Tim Conners
For the safety of our community, we have made the decision to not hold our typical family weekend at both Dudley and Kiniya this summer.
DATELINE: 126 DUDLEY ROAD, Westport, New York, March 2021 - While not much in this dispatch will come as Breaking News to the members of our community, it is this author’s intent to convey our appreciation for our most recently retired colleague - Fred Guffey.
The emotion I feel most acutely thinking back on the last year is gratitude. Though I am undeniably tired of the pandemic, the last year brought me joy, love, connection, and growth that I would never have had without it. I am deeply thankful for what feels like a multitude of silver linings.