Days of Camp! August 8, 2018

Hi Folks, Announcements Well, this is it.  Today marks the last day of activities of the summer.  As I’ve started this posting, we’re a good 45 minutes before the wake-up bell, and camp is very quiet.  Our “early riser” count of campers has been at zero for a while now.  The pace of camp, as … Read more

Days of Camp! POW WOW DAY! August 4, 2018

Hi Folks, Announcements Future Trip Departures I really love it when I wake up early in the morning, and can hear the gentle sound of rain falling on the trees and the ground around our open window.  It’s so peaceful, and really awesome.  Unless it’s Pow Wow Day. Yes, sports fans, today is/was Pow Wow … Read more

Days of Camp! July 31, 2018

Hi Folks, Announcements Future Trip Departures Flexibility and resilience are 21st Century Skills.  Saw that in a Ted Talk once.  Well, the past few days have given us plenty of practice with that.  Y’know,  when we have a stretch of sunshine and clear weather, we’re good with that!  And truly, when a storm system comes through … Read more

Days of Camp! July 26, 2018

Hi Folks! Announcements Future Trip Departures Lots of people love Mc Donald’s food.  Especially kids.  I remember reading once that, for adults, the appeal of Mc Donald’s isn’t so much the deliciousness of the food, but rather they like the consistency in the flavor of the food.   So the Big Mac you get in Florida … Read more

Days of Camp! July 23, 2018

Hi Folks, Announcements Future Trip Departures We have had a string of odd days up here, but today was definitely the oddest.  Not long ago, two counselors approached and asked if they could arrange “A Day out of a Hat.”  This was something we had done back when they were campers they really thought was … Read more

Days of Camp! July 19, 2018

Hi Folks, Announcements Future Trip Departures Camp is sometimes a very strange, unusual environment.  Case in point; take a look at this photo… What do you see?  It’s a garbage can, yes?  Yes, that’s what it is.  A very basic receptacle for garbage.  Honestly nothing more. But not at camp.  Wanna know why?  Because it … Read more

Days of Camp! July 16, 2018

Hi Folks, Announcements Future Trip Departures This is what a time warp must feel like.  In what feels like a matter of a few hours, we have  wrapped up an AMAZING First Session, said farewell to some awesome kids, hosted a large group of visitors for a few days, said farewell to them, and then … Read more

Days of Camp! July 9, 2018

Hi Folks! It’s UNITED NATIONS DAY, so we’re all about that.  There are no new Announcements or Upcoming Trip Departures to share with you. Here’s how it has gone so far.  We woke up 1/2 hour early today because there is SO much going on.  We had a nice, protein-rich breakfast with some sides of … Read more