Session 4 has started and it almost feels like fall. There’s a nice chill in the air and it is definitely getting darker earlier than normal, giving some great ambiance to the opening campfires we had yesterday. Sacky and Hemlock met with our MAC villages for a night of performances followed by S’mores. Tacoma and Lenape did the same, as did Pac and Windsong. This was after an exciting day of meeting new friends at check -in! Today was just as exciting. Our villages all took time to learn cheers that they will use at Hoopla (a big cheering competition that happens at the end of each lunch). Everyone met […]

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As I walked around yesterday afternoon—temps in the mid-70s, sunny, a little breeze—I noticed a trend. Campers in various parts of camp were quietly talking, reflecting, “hanging out.” Lest people think that camp is all high hilarity, the constant loud flow of games and activities, take a look at some of these scenes. Kids too—not just adults—begin to realize that being outdoors in a beautiful place can inspire calm.

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