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 -…

January 2021 Camp Breakfast Zoom & Virtual Reunion

In our typical resilient and creative manner, we are still going to have our Camp Breakfast and New Camper Gathering on the second Sunday of January! For decades, approximately 200 people have been with us at Boston College, but this year we will do it virtually on zoom on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 10…

REMEMBERING with Ryan: Jimmy Klapman

“It was such an honor. I don’t think I truly appreciated it at the time.”  To become a High Senior Captain for Color War is bestowed upon the best leaders in camp.  Jim Klapman was the first camper to receive this honor TWICE.  His father was one of 4 brothers, 2 of which became West…

Bunk Zooms: December 2020

With the upcoming holiday vacation, we felt it was a perfect time to resume the Bunk Zoom calls that were so successful this summer during House at Home.   New campers are encouraged to join as well.   We will be sharing camp updates, discussing the upcoming Breakfast Reunion, checking in with each camper and playing a game for…