The Things that Remain

Happy holidays and happy trails to our extended community out there in BT land! From wintry Wisconsin, where we’ve got lots of holiday excitement, the whole Chernov family is thrilled to wish all of you a joyous and healthy 2015! Throughout the fall and early winter, I’ve traveled from Milwaukee to Chicago and back again, to Houston, Orange County, Denver, back to Chicago, to Los Angeles and Atlanta, Detroit, Florida, Cleveland, Cincinnati, New York, Washington DC, Maryland, Connecticut, Brooklyn and yes—a few more Chicago back-and-forth trips. My days have been filled to the brim with all of these incredible cities,

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Recipe for Summer Success

  Throughout the winter months, I often say that the preseason weeks are typically my most exhausting and challenging of the whole year. There’s a whole lot of crucial work that takes place as we orient the counselors, trippers, specialty staff, and administrators to the tremendous task at hand. Before all the fun and laughter begins on Monday with the arrival of the campers, the very important work of training the staff must first be tended to in a series of intensive workshops and leadership sessions. It might be perhaps the biggest and most labor-intensive part of my job as

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