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||Camp Robinson Crusoe
Founded in 1929 by Josh and Leah Lieberman
Camp Robinson Crusoe was an innovative summer camp which operated from 1932 through 1969 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts (USA).
Photo by Danny Weissman, August, 1999.
(click to enlarge)
The grand premiere of Bruce Butcher's
documentary on Camp Robinson Crusoe
will be held at Old Sturbridge Village on April 5, 2014.
It will be followed by a celebratory dinner in the Oliver Wight Tavern.
Click here for more information.
Quick jumps to the major sections below (or just scroll down):
About Camp Robinson Crusoe, its history and its founders
Photos and stories from the camp
Past reunions of former campers
The camp land in more recent times
About this web site
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About Camp Robinson Crusoe, its history and its founders:
About the camp, Josh and Leah Lieberman, and more, with photos
More on Josh and Leah, with photos
Nancy and Nils Frederiksen
What was your "group" at CRC? (Identifying your camp cohort)
Click here for a map of the camp land in Sturbridge
Was Robinson Crusoe the world's first "Computer Camp"?
The gong on the CRC lawn, in winter
Photos and stories from the camp:
Photos from the original camp in Maine
Photos from the camp in Sturbridge
See my photos from when I was a camper
Read some of my camp stories
Some photos from the 60's
Other camp photos
A couple of CRC postcards
Past reunions of former campers:
The 1997 reunion at Alan Rogoff's house
The 1999 Reunion at Camp Taconic
Schedule of the 1999 Reunion
Comments on the 1999 Reunion
Proposed "Planting Weekend" in 2009 (not held)
No Camp Reunion in 2010
The camp land in more recent times:
See a satellite view of the camp's site
Recent research on the Maine camp's location
The camp site just prior to the 1999 Camp Taconic reunion
A visit to the camp in July, 2006, with photos
A follow-up visit in July, 2007, with photos
The April 11, 2009 walk-through, with photos
Proposal to remove the CRC lakes (current status, 4/11/09 walk-through)
Links (the following links leave the CRC pages):
Donna Lewis's Camp Robinson Crusoe Facebook group (lots more photos).
Donna Lewis's personal CRC pages (scroll down to see all the photos).
Donna Lewis's personal web pages.
(6/26/12 note: Above two sites transitioning to iCloud, may no longer work)
Donna Lewis's "official" CRC home page (contents now merged into these pages).
Larry Krakauer's home page
Larry Krakauer's "Memoirs and musings" blog
About this web site:
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About this web site, and about me
See a list of updates to this set of pages
This page was last updated August 22, 2013