Mowglis Alumnus: Christopher Whiton (Den ’84, Bethlehem, N.H.)

Mowglis alumnus and photographer Chris Whiton (’84) has been capturing the breathtaking beauty of the White Mountains for many years—first on film, then with digital. His love of photography stemmed from his long involvement with oil painting.

The Summer Camp—A New Factor in Education

On May 1, 1925, the 39-year-old Alcott F. Elwell submitted to the Harvard Graduate School of Education a doctoral thesis titled “The Summer Camp—A New Factor in Education.” He had served as a Counselor at Mowglis on and off since 1905, a year prior to enrolling at Harvard as a part of the undergraduate class of 1910.

2015 Camp Mowglis Call – Our Alumni Magazine

Our Alumni Magazine, the Call recaps the 2015 summer and illustrates how, after being influenced by Kipling’s Jungle Book Stories, Camp Mowglis was founded to give boys the time and space for them to reconnect with nature and to learn what it means to be ethical, well-rounded members of a community.

A Regular Mowglis Day

To an outside spectator, the daily life of campers at Mowglis may seem foreign and even strange at times. Telling time through military bugle calls, singing old marching songs in the dining hall, having dorms inspected, swimming “Waingungas,” and getting to sit in the “Inner Circle” during campfire are all unique aspects of Camp Mowglis that campers experience on a regular basis.

“In Loco Parentis”

Every summer, parents from across the world send their children to live the rustic Mowglis lifestyle in the fresh pines of northern New Hampshire. The moment their son is dropped off on Mowglis opening day, they are placing their parental trust in the hands of the carefully selected Mowglis staff.

Capturing the Magic of Mowglis

Mowglis is filled with vibrant people, traditions, and learning opportunities: We invite you to tune in and participate. If you have personal experiences, stories, memories, or thoughts, we want to hear them. I look forward to bringing you deeper into the Mowglis community and sharing the widespread passion for this special place!