Hi everyone and welcome to session 4!  On sunday after we had gotten to know everyone and had dinner we headed off for our opening campfire. At our opening campfire each village did a skit and performed to everyone. We certainly recieved a few giggles for ours which involved us introducing ourselves in different languages. On monday we had our eval day, where the campers ride a horse to see which one would be suited to them. They all loved it and it was lovely to see some first timers on a horse at frost valley! We also learned our villages chants to perform at lunch and participate in hoopla. […]

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Welcome to session 3! So on day one we got to know everyone by doing a get to know you activity and a few games! At opening campfire the campers watched the villages skits and were laughing along to them all. Especially to the mustango skit, which involved the counsellors putting a range of food on their faces! Day two the sun was out so we went to waterfront and had a splash about in the lake while waiting for mustango to take their swim test! After our swim, mustango headed back to Hayden to practice our chants for hoopla. Hoopla takes place in the dining hall everyday straight after […]

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Yesterday, as many of our campers’ parents came into the dining hall to pick up their kids after a fabulously successful session 2, they were greeted by a team of members of Frost Valley’s Board of Trustees. These trustees, and others, as gently as possible reminded parents of our rigorous vision of inclusion—our goal of sending 332 (actually, more*) children to camp each summer from families who could not otherwise afford to give their kids the experience. We reminded them that they can make a donation—we are grateful for any amount!—in honor of their child’s counselor. (The counselor receives a note about the gift, which is always meaningful to them […]

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