Daigle Dishes: Aidan Connelly

May is here! In less than two months we will all be heading back to our greatly missed home away from home, West End House Camp! The directors have been working closely with a small group of senior counselors over the last several months to create and prepare some amazing new activities! One of those…

REMEMBERING with Ryan: Andrew Hurvitz

“Why don’t you try West End?” Andrew “Hurv” Hurvitz had his life changed forever with a recommendation from his Needham friend, Alan Niss. In 1980, Hurv had gone to Camp Bauercrest for his first overnight experience. He did not make many friends and wanted to try something different.  So, in 1981, Hurv came to West…

Daigle Dishes: Carl Headges

Carl Headges, from Dorchester, MA, spent his first summer at WEHC in 2017. He first heard about West End through a family member who attended in 2016 and had a great time. After missing summer 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, Carl is excited to return for his fourth year at camp this summer. The…

REMEMBERING with Ryan: Skip Stearns

“We hit the lottery!” Skip Stearns knew he was lucky being one the first occupants of the new 5A/5B cabins in 1961.  Young Skippy had West End House in his blood.  His father, Albert, was born in 1906, the first year the West End House Club opened on Blossom Street.  His parents were immigrants from…

Daigle Dishes: Corey Perkins

Corey Perkins first started as a camper in cabin 5B nine years ago, in 2013. Like many others who come to West End for the first time, his family had a strong connection to camp. Corey, dubbed “C Perk” and “CP3” by his bunkmates, has three cousins, and an uncle that came to camp before…

REMEMBERING with Ryan: Arthur Geller

“Who is the only person to have played for the Bruins, Celtics and Red Sox?” Arthur Geller asked this difficult question in between great stories and anecdotes about his time at the West End House Camp and Club.  Abraham Arthur Geller prefers to be called Arthur, although some of his friends used to call him…

January 2021 Camp Breakfast

The Camp Breakfast and New Camper Gathering was a success over Zoom this year. We had about 120 participants tune in and we thank everyone for making this day special! If you missed the awards ceremony, see below to watch the full videos of awards given this year to these special campers. Director’s Award -…