Surely our collective blog-posting will include more and more interesting photos of the 2019 FV Olympics than the few I offer here, but I couldn’t help myself. Such a wild and enthusiastic day. If you are far away from this paradisal valley of happily collaborative folks, I trust you will get a little bit of the feel of the day from these.

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Today is the last day of the two day all camp specialty, The Olympix! The Olympix is always the highlight of Session 2 and today the event will reach its peak when we celebrate all the countries and cultures represented in our closing ceremony tonight. This morning the teams all met on Filreis field to frame the day and they donned their freshly designed t shirts and shortly afterwards headed to the first activity of the day. There has been a break in the weather and it has cooled down significantly and we even had some rain showers which didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits. Be prepared for lots of Olympix photo’s […]

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The Hird has had a great weekend. Saturday: all villages were involved in creative theme days. Sunday: everyone was divided into their teams to begin Frost Valley Olympics.   Saturday’s themes: Sacky: “(not so) Mean Girls day” Hemlock: “Solar Flare day” Tacoma: “Slumber Party” Lenape: “Mystery Day” PAC/ Windsong/ Sunburst: “Super Sweet 16” CiTs: All groups are now back from their hikes!   Monday will be spent competing in the olympics. This year’s teams: Japan, Mexico, Ireland, South Africa, Catalonia, Wales, Germany, Slovenia. The host team is Brazil. We choose the teams based on staff representation… and these teams don’t actually incorporate ALL the countries our staff represent! FV Olympics […]

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