Camp Henry Hird Session Three is off to a wonderful start. We have been so busy with activities that we haven’t even told you about them yet! Other than some rain today, we have enjoyed lots of sunshine and focused on being outside. Some highlights so far this week: Plateau: Plateau spent a morning at Program Village where they got to explore some of our main program areas. They enjoyed getting to wander through the village doing candle making, wood working, and painting. Wittenberg: Wittenberg played Ultimate Turbo Kickball which is kickball, except with glitter, mud, and other messy things. Each base brings a new level of messiness. Graham: Graham […]

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The Hird had a wonderful weekend full of imagination and ice cream. We didn’t let the rain bring us down. We danced in the dining hall, and splashed in puddles! Some weekend highlights: Plateau: participated in a ‘Parent Trap’ theme day. They reenacted the fencing scene with a game involving pool noodles. To be honest, we really dated ourselves with this one as so many of the campers had never seen this classic camp film, but fun was still had all around. Wittenberg: embarked on a ‘Bandit’ theme day. They had to complete tasks and navigate scavenger hunts in order to catch the ‘wanted’ criminals. Some of the challenges included […]

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Howdy everyone! Greetings from Camp Henry Hird, session two. It has been a packed few days here in the Catskills. Last time we saw you, it was raining cats and dogs. We are happy to report that we’ve since enjoyed sunshine, blue skies, and 70 degree days. Some highlights from the last few days: Plateau: enjoyed tie-dye and zip lining 50 feet in the air across our ‘Y Tower’! You can imagine the views from up there Wittenberg: spent time learning in the garden and practicing compost Graham: hiked to the observatory, cooked pizza over a fire, and slept out under the stars Peekamoose: hiked our Panhandle trail and got […]

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