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Camp Eagle Hill Adds Gluten-Free Kitchen: From homemade chicken fingers to veggie wraps

Fun Times At Camp Eagle Hill

Camp Eagle Hill, a modern 200-acre summer camp in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, has been in the business of making memories, building lifelong friendships and providing unforgettable memories since 1963. Now it’s blazing a new trail with the addition of a separate and dedicated gluten-free kitchen.

With the rapidly growing population of children who need this type of food service, including his own daughter, camp director Jesse Scherer says the decision to build a gluten-free facility was easy. “The best way to assure parents that their children would be receiving a committed approach to their food choices was to create an entirely separate gluten-free kitchen,” he says.

From homemade chicken fingers to veggie wraps, the Eagle Hill kitchen staff has designed a full gluten-free menu that mirrors the options featured for the camp’s general community.

Camp Eagle Hill, located in Elizaville, distinguishes itself in other ways too, Scherer says. “The combination of a great sports program, extensive creative and performing arts programs and a beautiful waterfront with both a lake and two pools, all contribute to the fun and excitement of each camp day.” The camp offers hiking, go karts, a climbing tower and zipline, woodworking, video, music (guitar, keyboard and drums), horseback riding, water skiing, tennis and gaga ball.

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