Camp Blog

The Gift

You guys, it’s mid-second-session, and I feel like I've written a lot about a lot of things at camp. I've talked about various activities we do, various evening activities, trips, camp skills and...

A Well-Oiled Machine

It really is amazing how quickly you fall into the camp routine. Part of it is definitely that everything is so well run here, but I think there’s something else going on, too. It’s Clinic Day...

Camp and Self-Exploration

It was one of those humid July nights at summer camp. I was exhausted from a long day of teaching Golf and Challenge, playing cards, running around, and planning the events for next...

Switch!

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you may remember that yesterday I wrote about the juniors’ campfire, complete with ridiculous skits and creative nature portraits. Last night the juniors...

Junior Campfire

Remember how I have this constant obsession with how much awesome is constantly going on in this place? It’s happening again. I’m just so impressed with the way everything comes together in a big...

Wet Your Feet Week

It’s that time again: fresh-faced and eager Wet Your Feet Weekers are arriving for the week, ready to try new things and push themselves into a new era of their childhood. I’ve been getting ready...

I love camp!

You guys, I’m in a gushy mood. I’m so fond of camp that there’s not much space in my head for blog-style reporting on the daily happenings of this place. I feel like a camper: in the beginning,...

Cabin Night

So your faithful blogger has been at camp for a while now, but it’s just hitting me how much goes on here. There is literally always something excellent happening. During free swim alone, your...

Flash Friendships

My first flash friendship came later than most: I was sixteen, on exchange in Germany, singing in a local rock band in my town. I was part of the group, but something in me resisted: I knew I was...

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