I thought I would share with you some of the sights we are being treated to up here in the Catskills. Wildlife is all around us, at every turn there is something special to see and we are taking time this session to stop and pause and take in the views and share our space with nature.

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“Feeling Goods” are activities scheduled for our campers that are a little different to the normal scheduled classes. The groups usually comprise of one or two cabins worth of campers, purposely small so that the groups get to bond and can make friendships outside of their immediate cabin group. Feeling Goods are often sensory based or extra creative and the vibe is usually pretty chill.  Some examples of Feeling Goods are candle making, relaxation and meditation, yoga, zumba and on today’s schedule for two Outpost cabins was Messy Kickball! Normal kickball rules applied, the bases just had some extra surprises waiting to meet the campers, namely mud, foam, paint and […]

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A theme day—or maybe it’s a theme morning—for Outpost today. I saw Outpost cabin groups all around the lower fields, and especially around Reflection Pond, this morning. They were carrying styrofoam noodles, frisbees, and dodge balls and they were wearing brightly colored clothing. I couldn’t quite figure out how the contest worked, nor the rules of the game–although the Outpost campers and counselors told me all about it. I wasn’t paying close attention, I’ll admit. I was focused on how energetic and happy everyone was. Here are some photos:

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