“It may be the first time that the young people involved have been able to discuss these issues in a safe environment, so it’s important to have a dialogue when we notice it.” Simmons explains that adolescents who are starting to like each other romantically must ensure that their conduct complies with camp policy — nothing beyond hand-holding and referring to each other as girlfriend and boyfriend is tolerated.Although most camp dating situations are healthy and innocent, the course of young love doesn’t always run smooth.But, like those summer flings go, nothing really happened after camp ended. Twenty-five years later, in 2013, both Kuhl and Leach were on Match.com, and Leach sent Kuhl a "wink" without even realizing she was the same person from camp.(She had changed her name in a previous marriage.) He messaged her, and she messaged back, immediately remembering who he was.Lisa and Larry are one of countless married couples who met at camp.
"Things are pretty innocent at that age; it was one of those things (where) you have eyes for a guy," Kuhl told the newspaper."This was the first time in six years or seven years since [my] divorce that I opened up to someone because it was so easy," Kuhl said.They were married in Paris in March of this year."We believe people come in and out of your lives for a reason and we are thankful for that," the couple said in a statement through Directors stress that despite the pop-culture saturation of the concept of summer romance, dating isn’t high on the list of things that happen at camp.“Parents should expect that their kids are going to focus on having a good time and learning about themselves while they acquire skills and gain independence,” says Simmons.She wrote: "mid to late 80's, YMCA, camp, Blue Ridge…" Finally, he checked out her Facebook page, and it all clicked.