Guard Up Founder, Meghan Gardner, Visits CERN

Guard Up Founder, Meghan Gardner, Visits CERN

Image Credit My Visit to CERN This past week, I was treated to one of the most wonderful surprises of my life.  My youngest daughter, Gwen Gardner (Guard Up Camper and Monster Camper Alumni) has been at CERN in Switzerland since January as a physicist conducting...
More to the Story…

More to the Story…

In case you haven’t noticed, we get really into dark and creepy tales of magical realms, unsuspecting heroes, and terrifying villains. One of our favorites is the tale of Coraline, published in 2002 then released as a major motion picture in 2009. The original...
Infinite Roles to Play

Infinite Roles to Play

If you’ve come to our Summer Camp before then you’ve definitely heard the word “LARP,” the common abbreviation for “Live-Action-Role-Play.” Sounds like fun! But before you can play…you must create your role. Character...
Straight From the Hero’s Mouth

Straight From the Hero’s Mouth

What do you picture when you read the word: job. Most would answer something along the lines of “the same monotonous task, day after day, fueled by coffee and ibuprofen.” What do I picture? (yes, I’m breaking the fourth wall for this blog post) Well,...
8/23: Blackwatch Adventure: Homeward Bound (7-9PM)

8/23: Blackwatch Adventure: Homeward Bound (7-9PM)

Blackwatch returns to its regular location at The Castle…but something new lurks around every corner. Deja vu hangs in the air and adventure awaits. How will you decide to proceed? Join us for this teen live-action roleplaying adventure. This is an interactive...